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Department of Genetics


Members of the Department of Genetics contribute the following components of the course:

Dr Aylwyn Scally

Lecture 1: Human evolutionary genomics

- Quantifying genome diversity; allele frequency spectra and population differences

- Human evolution

- Genetic drift and inbreeding

- Positive and negative selection

- Genetic mutation

Lecture 2: Human disease genetics

- Classifying genetic diseases and disease alleles

- Genome-wide association studies

- Insights into human genetics and genomic medicine


Dr Felipe Karam Teixeira


Further information about the course

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Course Organiser : Paul Schofield, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience

Course Administrator : Vicky Johnson

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