EHJ352 Evolution of the Human Genome Syllabus

University of Toronto, Winter 2015

About This Course

In this course we explore h uman genome diversity and evolution, with a focus on current research. The course integrates applications of human evolutionary genomics to the understanding of human history and adaptation, the causes of disease, and genome structure and function. Topics include: comparative genomics, population genomics of adaptation, association mapping, repetitive/selfish DNA, and gene duplication.