Course Description

Course Name

Molecular Evolutionary Genetics and Development

Session: VCPS3122

Hours & Credits

36 Host University Units

Prerequisites & Language Level

Course entry requirements: MCB2018F, MAM1004F (or MAM1000W), STA1007S or STA1000F/S MCB2019S and MCB3019F highly recommended.

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.

Overview

Course outline:
This course provides advanced level studies in the area of molecular evolutionary genetics and development. The topics covered include: Molecular data used in evolutionary genetics: neutral theory of evolution; behavioural genetics. Principles of mouse molecular genetics applied to vertebrate eye, limb and neural development. Evolution of development; evolution of sex; interactions between the environment and development.

*Course content subject to change