|Module title||Population and Ecological Genetics|
|Module lecturer||prof. UAM dr hab. Iwona Melosik|
|Faculty||Faculty of Biology|
Module aim (aims)
I. The presentation of population prosperities from ecological and demographical points of view.
II. The presentation of factors that influence the genetic variability in populations.
III. The presentation of methods how genetic diversity within a population and among populations can be measured.
Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)
Populations - basic terms and concepts
Markers and data collection and organization of DNA sequences variation
Systems of mating and their genetic consequences:
The Neutral Theory of Molecular Evolution; modifications,
Dispersal, gene flow
Genetic population structure
Neutralist-selectionist controversy; Tests of The Neutral Theory.
Hamilton M. 2012. Population Genetics. Wiley-Blackwell
Hedrick PW. 2004. Genetic of populations, 3rd ed., Jones and Bartlett Publisher, Inc.
Additional readings will be provided during the lecture.