RECENT TRENDS IN POPULATION GENETICS

Course ID: BBL/BŚ-SE>NTGENP
Course title: RECENT TRENDS IN POPULATION GENETICS
Semester: 3 / Winter
ECTS: 2
Lectures/Classes: 0 / 30 hours
Field of study: Biology
Study cycle: 2nd cycle
Type of course: compulsory
Prerequisites: Statistics, Molecular Genetics, Population Genetics, Statistical Software
Contact person: dr hab. Heliodor Wierzbicki, prof. nadzw. heliodor.wierzbicki@upwr.edu.pl
Short description: Discussed are new trends and developments in population genetics.
Full description: New genetic markers used in poplation genetics and bioinformatic algorithms applied in the analysis of genetic structure of populations are discussed based on latest studies published in leading scientific journals.
Bibliography: Population genetics. Matthew Hamilton. Wiley-Blackwell, 2009. Introduction to quantitative genetics. Falconer and Mackay, 4th ed., 1996.
Learning outcomes: Student is able to interpret biological processes, knows research methodology, can prepare interesting presentation Student is able to use statistics to describe, analyse and interpret biological data Student is able to prepare data basis and then analyses data using statistical methods After statistical analysis of data student is able to interpret results correctly Student is aware of a need of permanent education and improving skills
Assessment methods and assessment criteria: Arithmetic mean of grades obtained after presenting two projects.

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