Biology 434/509: Population Genetics
Final exams may be viewed during either of two sessions: January 9, 2-3pm, or Jan. 17, 2-3 pm, in my office.
The final exam is December 10 at 3:30 pm in BIOL 2200.
Key to the midterm, 2012. The mean was 72%.
AN OLD FINAL IS NOW POSTED AND ANSWERS .
The lecture notes are posted here in PDF form. (also available from CopyRight in the SUB)
Note: The class will follow the lecture notes only loosely. These notes are provided as an extra add-on; if the difference in coverage between class and notes bothers you, please just take notes in class.
problems to practice with from Hedrick (2000), available in Woodward. Also, here are some practice problems from Hartl and Clark.
Assignment 1 is due Sept. 18, 2012. ANSWERS.
Assignment 2 is due Sept. 27, 2012. ANSWERS.
Assignment 3 is due Oct 9, 2012. ANSWERS.
Assignment 4 is due Oct 16, 2012. ANSWERS.
Assignment 5 is due Oct 23, 2012. ANSWERS.
Assignment 6 is due Nov 8, 2012. ANSWERS.
Assignment 7 is due Nov 27, 2012. ANSWERS.
Professor: Dr. Michael Whitlock
Office: Biodiversity 216
Office Hours: Mondays 1:30-2:30 (or after class)
Classes are 11-12:30 TTh. Class meets in SCRF 208 on Tuesdays and Geog 201 on Thursdays. (Note the change from the original calendar entry.)
The midterm will be held during class on Oct 25. We voted as a class for the date.
The assignments are due in class.
The final exam is scheduled by UBC .
Charlesworth and Charlesworth, Elements of Evolutionary Genetics.
Text will be available at the bookstore or
online. Note that it will be much cheaper to order online directly from the publisher, but it takes two weeks to arrive.
There are also many references on reserve in Woodward
Library, including copies of Hartl and Clark.
In addition, course notes are available from CopyRight in
the basement of the SUB.
Mid-term date: TBD.
The course grade will be averaged in the following way:
Make-ups for the final exam will follow the university
policy. No make-ups for the
mid-term are given. If a student misses the mid-term for a valid reason, the
final exam grade will be counted for the mid-term as well.