Population Genetics: A Concise Guide (Paperback)

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This concise introduction offers students and researchers an overview of the discipline that connects genetics and evolution. Addressing the theories behind population genetics and relevant empirical evidence, John Gillespie discusses genetic drift, natural selection, nonrandom mating, quantitative genetics, and the evolutionary advantage of sex. First published to wide acclaim in 1998, this brilliant primer has been updated to include new sections on molecular evolution, genetic drift, genetic load, the stationary distribution, and two-locus dynamics. This book is indispensable for students working in a laboratory setting or studying free-ranging populations.

About the Author


John H. Gillespie is a professor of evolution at the University of California, Davis.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780801880094
ISBN-10: 0801880092
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication Date: August 6th, 2004
Pages: 214
Language: English