Federal University, Dutsin-ma

Katsina state, Nigeria

Courses: 4th Year 1st Sem., B. Sc. Biochemistry

  1. BIO411: Population Genetics

    (2 credit units)

    Mendelian population and its origin, Scope of population genetics and available tools. Mendelian and quantitative genetics: genetic variations, significance of variation in evolution, effects of natural and artificial selection, Mathematical models and their uses in study of population, The logistic and exponential growth models. Gene behaviour in a population: gene and genotype frequencies, mating systems in a population.

  2. BIO441: Field Course II

    (2 credit units)

    Current concepts in evolution, geologic eras, periods and epochs, natural selection, variations, isolation mechanisms, adaptation, Origin of life, Origin of species and adaptive radiation, Evolution of selected groups of plants and animals, evolution of man.

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