Biology 434/509: Population Genetics
The lecture notes are posted here in PDF form. (also will 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.
The midterm will be Oct 23, by class vote.
The final exam will be December 11 at 7 pm. Location has yet to be announced
problems to practice with from Hedrick (2000), available in Woodward. Also, here are some practice problems from Hartl and Clark.
Assignment 1 (Due September 18 in class) -- answers
Assignment 2 (Due September 25 in class)-- answers
Assignment 3 (Due October 2 in class) -- answers
Assignment 4 (Due October 9 in class) -- answers
Assignment 5 (Due October 16 in class) -- answers
No assignment for the week of the midterm.
Professor: Dr. Michael Whitlock
Office: Biodiversity 216
Office Hours: Mondays 1:30-2:30 (or after class)
Classes are 11-12:30 TTh
The midterm will be held during class on Oct 23 or 30. We will vote 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 Copiesmart in the UBC VIllage (5728 University Blvd #103).
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.