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IB Human Reproduction : Genetics teaching components

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


Further information about the course

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

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