2024-2025 University Catalog [UNDER REVIEW] 
    
    May 29, 2024  
2024-2025 University Catalog [UNDER REVIEW]
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BIOL 322 - Conservation Genetics


Credits: 3

Prerequisite: BIOL 220. A study of the central issues of population genetics and their application to species preservation and conservation. Topics include genetic surveys of rare or threatened species; population structure and dispersal; inferring population histories from genetic data; phylogenetics of threatened species’ groups; hybridization between species; the use of genetic data in captive breeding programs and the prosecution of endangered species legislation; and the use of biotechnologies, such as cloning.



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