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    BIO 188-Evolution

    Lecture PDF
    1. Introduction
    2. Introduction to evolution history of and evidence for evolution
    3. Natural selection
    4. Phylogeny
    5. Mutation and genetic variation
    6. Pop. Gen. I: Hardy-Weinberg, Chi-Sq., selection and mutation
    7. Pop. Gen. II: migration, drift, and nonrandom mating
    8. Evolution of sex
    9. Quantitative genetics
    10. Adaptation and hypothesis testing
    11. Sexual selection
    12. Kin selection and levels of selection
    13. Life history
    14. Speciation
    15. Grab bag: virulence, human behavior

     

    Reading
    1. Antonovics et al., 2006 - Avoidance of the E-word in the medical literature
    2. Condit, 2007 - Communicating genetics to lay people
    3. Darwin, 1872, The Origin of Species, 6th ed - Is the master still relevant?
    4. Hamer et al., 1993, - X-linkage of male homosexuality
    5. Hamer et al., 1999 - Comments re. X-linkage for male homosexuality
    6. Holland & Rice, 1999 - Enforced monogamy reverses intersexual conflict
    7. Lim et al., 2004 - Gene expression influences behavior
    8. Neese, 2004, - Emotional health - A Darwinian perspective
    9. Steadman et al., 2004 - Myosin knockout allows skull size increase (+)
    10. Swanson, 2003, - Review: Gene family evolution
    11. Swanson et al., 2003 - Pervasive Adaptive Evolution in Mammalian Fertilization Proteins
    12. Wilson&Wilson, 2007 - Rethinking the theoretical foundation of scoiobiology
    Term Paper Resources
    Evolution Resources
    Students

     

    IMAGES from HW/Quizzes

    HW 3

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    Q4