NESCent Academy Evolutionary Quantitative Genetics Course

Date5-Aug-2013 ~ 10-Aug-2013
ProjectWorkshop on evolutionary quantitative genetics
SummaryQuantitative genetics deals with the inheritance of measurements of traits that are affected by many genes. Developments in the field are not reflected in textbooks and available courses aimed at evolutionary biologists. This workshop will review the basics of theory in the field of evolutionary quantitative genetics, its connections to evolution that is observed at various time scales and illustrate how that theory can be tested with data. Participants will learn to use R, an open-source statistical programming language, to build and test evolutionary models
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