A nice bunch of notes for learning a wee bit of population genetics. Covers recent advances in pop gen too !
We’re teaching Population and Quantitative Genetics (undergrad EVE102) this quarter. We’re posting our materials here, in case they are of interest.
A pdf of the popgen notes is here
The slide pdfs are linked to below
Lecture One [Introduction and HWE]. Reading notes up to end of Section 1.2.
lecture_2_rellys_inbreeding [HWE, Relatedness (IBD), Inbreeding loops] Read Sections 1.3-1.5
lecture_3_population structure [Inbreeding, FST and population structure]
1/2 class Reading Discussion Simons Genome Diversity Project and Kreitman 1983 + 1/2 class on lecture_4 [Other common approaches to population structure, Section 1.7 of Notes optional reading]
lecture_5_ld_drift [Linkage Disequilibrium + Discussion of Neutral Polymorphism] Reading Section 1.8 of notes.
lecture_6_drift_loss_of_heterozygosity[Genetic Drift & mutation, effective population size. Read Chapter 2, up to end of Section 2.3]
Lecture 7. Finishing up lecture 6 & Discussion of Canid paper.
lecture_8_coalescent. [Pairwise Coalescent & n sample Coalescent…
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