This course focuses on fundamental concepts and methods in ecological genetics. Topics covered include genetic diversity, natural selection, adaptation, reproductive isolation, hybridization and speciation.
Students will be able - to assess and propose methods to study pertinent questions in ecological genetics - to combine knowledge from different disciplines, including population and quantitative genetics, ecology and evolution - to analyse evolutionary processes in natural populations
Concepts and methods for the study of genetic diversity, natural selection, adaptation, reproductive isolation, hybridization and speciation.
Handouts will be provided electronically.
Prerequisites / Notice
Recommendation: We recommend that you also follow the course 701-1413-00L - Population and Quantitative Genetics either in advance or in parallel.
Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)