Bi7820 Population genetics

Faculty of Science
spring 2018
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 2 credit(s) (fasci plus compl plus > 4). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
RNDr. Pavel Lízal, Ph.D. (lecturer)
RNDr. Pavel Lízal, Ph.D.
Department of Experimental Biology - Biology Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: RNDr. Pavel Lízal, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Experimental Biology - Biology Section - Faculty of Science
SOUHLAS || Ex_3162 Obecná genetika || Imp_9126 Obecná genetika || B1900 Basic genetics || BMB32 Basic genetics || B6730 Basic genetics || B8470 Genetics || B3060 Basic genetics || Bi3060 Basic genetics
Knowledge of Genetics in extent of the course Bi3060
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
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Course objectives
At the end of this course, students should be able to:
- understand and apply the basic of population genetics and evolutionary genetics
- explain basic principles in population genetics and their application in real populations
- analyse any population from view genetic equilibrium
- compare any model and real populations
  • 1. Introduction to the population genetics. History.
  • 2. Sources of genetic variability in populations.
  • 3. Quantitative assessment of genetic variability.
  • 4. Hardy-Weinberg principle.
  • 5. Validity of the H.-W. principle in gonochoristic population.
  • 6. Linkage and linkage disequilibrium.
  • 7. Assortative mating.
  • 8. Inbreeding.
  • 9. Random genetic drift.
  • 10. Effective population number.
  • 11. Mutations.
  • 12. Migration.
  • 13. Natural selection.
  • 14. Mutation-selection balance.
  • RELICHOVÁ, Jiřina. Genetika populací (Population genetics). 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2009. 188 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-4795-2. info
Teaching methods
Lectures with power point presentations
Assessment methods
Oral exam
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2007 - for the purpose of the accreditation, Spring 2011 - only for the accreditation, Autumn 2002, Autumn 2003, Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, spring 2012 - acreditation, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017.
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