Evolutionary Genetics

updated date : 7, November 2016

Course title Credit and Type:

Evolutionary Genetics Discussions 1Credit   2016 April~September


Course description:

適After introduction of basic knowledge on various fields of evolutionary and population genetics, such as adaptive evolution, neutral evolution, speciation, symbiosis evolution, and epigenetics evolution, we discuss what kinds of new questions will be possible to asnswer by employing emerging genomic technologies.


Course purpose:

Study basics of evolutionary genetics and recently developed genomic tools applied to the field


Expected learning outcome and objectives:

Understand what kinds of research questions you can address employing evolutionary genetic and genomic tools


Grading policy and criteria:

Attendance of the class and questions during the class


Course content:

After introduction of basic knowledge on various fields of evolutionary and population genetics, such as adaptive evolution, neutral evolution, speciation, symbiosis evolution, and epigenetics evolution, we discuss what kinds of new questions will be possible to asnswer by employing emerging genomic technologies.


Schedule:

13:30 – 15:10 on Mondays

May 20 Adaptive EvolutionKITANO
May 27 Phylogenetics and population genetics SAITOU
June 3 Protein evolution and nearly neutral evolution AKASHI
june 10 Sex chromosome evolution and speciationNOZAWA
june 17 Transcriptome evolutionISHIKAWA
june 24 Comparative genomics and metagenomicsIKEO
july 1 Symbiosis evolutionMIYAGISHIMA
july 15 Epigenome and evolution KAKUTANI


Classroom location:

2F seminar room of the library in National Institute of Genetics


Instructors:

◎KITANO, SAITOU, AKASHI, NOZAWA, ISHIKAWA, IKEO, MIYAGISHIMA, KAKUTANI


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