ANTHRBIO 450 - Molecular Anthropology
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Anthropology, Biological (ANTHRBIO)
Department: LSA Anthropology
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Advisory Prerequisites:
ANTHRBIO 161 and 363.
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May not be repeated for credit.
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This course is an advanced introduction to Molecular Anthropology. This course introduces students to the ways in which molecular data are analyzed to answer questions concerning human evolutionary history. Topics will include an introduction to the basic concepts and methods used to understand molecular evolution and the origin and history of the human species. Students will learn principles of population genetics and molecular phylogenetics and learn how to apply these methods to human and non-human primate DNA sequence data. Students will be evaluated on two exams, homework problem sets, laboratory activities, and will be expected to complete a research project on a topic relevant to the course.

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Students will be evaluated on classroom participation, two exams, and will be expected to complete a research project on a topic relevant to the course.

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ANTHRBIO 450 - Molecular Anthropology
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
002 (LAB)
Tu 3:00PM - 5:00PM
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ISBN: 0878932666
Fundamentals of molecular evolution, Author: Dan Graur; Wen-Hsiung Li., Publisher: Sinauer Associates 2. ed. 2000
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