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Population Genetics A Concise Guide by John H. Gillespie

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Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English


  • Genetics (non-medical),
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Life Sciences - Genetics & Genomics,
  • Science,
  • Genetics,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - General,
  • Life Sciences - Evolution,
  • Medical / Genetics,
  • Population genetics

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7871268M
ISBN 100801880092
ISBN 109780801880094

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This book examines population genomics, a fast emerging discipline of genomics, that has revolutionized the fields of population, evolutionary, ecological and conservation genetics, including identification of genes causing or associated with many disease conditions in plants, animals, and humans. I would tend to think that this last book presents lots of empirical population genetics data and doesn't take as much focus as the others in theoretical concepts (but I might be wrong). Gillespie's book Population Genetics: A Concise Guide is a classic. It is short, very easy to follow and pleasant to read. Gillespie's book might eventually be. less well each of a greater number of topics. If this book is mastered, then the rest of population genetics should be approachable. Population genetics is concerned with the genetic basis of evolution. It differs from much of biology in that its important insights are theoretical rather File Size: 8MB. This concise introduction offers students and researchers an overview of the discipline that connects genetics and evolution. Addressing the theories behind population genetics and relevant empirical evidence, John Gillespie discusses genetic drift, natural selection, nonrandom mating, quantitative genetics, and the evolutionary advantage of sex.

Crow’s book is not the only textbook on quantitative genetics. I might have started with Douglas Falconer’s classic Introduction to Quantitative Genetics () (no mention of population genetics there!). I came across Falconer’s book (in the excellent edition that has Trudy Mackay as a co-author) later. However, by then I was long Author: Jonathan Flint. Download Principles Of Population Genetics in PDF and EPUB Formats for free. Principles Of Population Genetics Book also available for Read Online, mobi, docx and mobile and kindle reading. Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza (pronounced [luˈiːdʒi ˈluːka kaˈvalli ˈsfɔrtsa]; 25 January – 31 August ) was an Italian geneticist. He was a population geneticist who taught at the University of Parma, the University of Pavia and then at Stanford University. This section relies largely or Awards: Weldon Memorial Prize (), Balzan . ABSTRACT Molecular population genetics aims to explain genetic variation and molecular evolution from population genetics principles. The field was born 50 years ago with the first measures of genetic variation in allozyme loci, continued with the nucleotide sequencing era, and is currently in the era of population by:

This book deals with central concepts in population genetics, describing the main evolutionary processes that influence the allele frequency distribution and change. The different chapters discuss topics such as population size and structure, migration, inbreeding and interbreeding, mechanisms of extinction and speciation, along with different data techniques and molecular methods used for Cited by: 2. population genetics is probably factorization of simple polynomial expressions, which most people are taught in high school (and then, unfortunately, forget). The text can be criticized for not introducing the reader to empirical population ge-netics. That would roughly File Size: 2MB. A.G. Clark, in Encyclopedia of Genetics, Scope of Population Genetics. Population genetics seeks to understand how and why the frequencies of alleles and genotypes change over time within and between populations. It is the branch of biology that provides the deepest and clearest understanding of how evolutionary change occurs. Population genetics describes how genetic transmission happens between a population of parents and a population of o spring. Consider the following data from the Est-3 locus of Zoarces viviparus:1 Genotype of o spring Maternal genotype A 1A 1 A 1A 2 A 2A 2 A 1A 1 File Size: 6MB.