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bio733 - Evolutionary Biology Population Genetics (Complete module description)
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Module label Evolutionary Biology Population Genetics
Modulkürzel bio733
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Institute directory Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences
Verwendbarkeit des Moduls
  • Master's Programme Biology (Master) > Background Modules
  • Master's Programme Biology (Master) > Background Modules
Zuständige Personen
Gerlach, Gabriele (Module responsibility)
Albach, Dirk Carl (Module counselling)
Khan, Gulzar (Module counselling)
Gerlach, Gabriele (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Albach, Dirk Carl (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Khan, Gulzar (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Further responsible persons
Levent Khan
Skills to be acquired in this module
+ deepened biological expertise
++ deepened knowledge of biological working methods
++ data analysis skills
++ critical and analytical thinking
++ independent searching and knowledge of scientific literature
++ data presentation and discussion (E) (written and spoken)
+ teamwork
++ statistics & scientific programming
Module contents
Lecture conveys knowledge about the fields of population genetics, evolution and speciation. Important laboratory methods regarding DNA sequencing will be learned as well as basics and background information on the analysis of dispersal, distribution, genetic diversity of plant and anmial species. Exercise: Data sets and methods will be analysed to determin distribution and genetic exchange between populations
current papers in Evolutionary Biology Futuyama D. Evolutionary Biology, Elsevier, Hartl & Clark Priciples of Population Genetics, Sinauer
Languages of instruction German, English
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency
Module capacity 12
Reference text
associated with bio736 (Evolutionary Transcriptomics) (recommended)
Modullevel / module level MM (Mastermodul / Master module)
Modulart / typ of module Wahlpflicht / Elective
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge Grundkenntnisse Evolutionsbiologie
Form of instruction Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
Lecture 1 WiSe 14
Exercises 3 WiSe 42
Präsenzzeit Modul insgesamt 56 h
Examination Prüfungszeiten Type of examination
Final exam of module
portfolio (60%) presentation (40%)