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Population Genetics
Course Code: BİS506
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 4
Objectives of the Course

The course includes principles of genetic events in population base

Course Content

Genetic Structure of Population: Genetic variation, measures of genetic variation, frequencies of gene and genotype, Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium • Factors Altering Gene Frequency: Mutation, migration, selection, balance between mutation and selection, genetic drift • Variances: Phenotypic and genotypic variance • Heritability: Importance, characteristics, estimation • Selection: The basic selection model, selection against recessives and dominants • Population Genetics and Human: Genetic counseling, probability of single gene and polygenic diseases, incidence of genetic disease

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able to comprehend genetic variation, measurement of genetic variation, gene and genotype frequencies, Hardy-Weinberg equebiliurim
2.To be able to comprehend the concepts of mutation, migration, selection
3.To be able to comprehend the concepts of the balance between mutation and selection, random deviation
4.To be able to make statistical analysis of population genetics and phylogenetic data
5.To understand the concept of molecular evolution
Recommended or Required Reading
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Introduction to genetic
Week 2 - Theoretical
Genetic variation, measures of genetic variation
Week 3 - Theoretical
Frequencies of gene and genotype, Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium
Week 4 - Theoretical
Mutation, migration, selection
Week 5 - Theoretical
Mutation, migration, selection
Week 6 - Theoretical
Phenotypic and genotypic variance
Week 7 - Theoretical
Phenotypic and genotypic variance
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Phenotypic and genotypic variance
Week 10 - Theoretical
Heritability: Importance, characteristics, estimation
Week 11 - Theoretical
Heritability: Importance, characteristics, estimation
Week 12 - Theoretical
The basic selection model, selection against recessives and dominants
Week 13 - Theoretical
The basic selection model, selection against recessives and dominants
Week 14 - Theoretical
Population Genetics and Human: Genetic counseling, probability of single gene and polygenic diseases, incidence of genetic disease
Week 15 - Theoretical
Literature review and discussion
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory140228
Assignment110010
Quiz141128
Midterm Examination110212
Final Examination120222
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)100
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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PÇ-3
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PÇ-5
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PÇ-9
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OÇ-1
3
3
3
2
2
1
3
3
3
1
OÇ-2
OÇ-3
3
2
2
3
3
3
2
2
3
1
OÇ-4
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
2
OÇ-5
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