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A Primer of Population Genetics and Genomics

Daniel L. Hartl


A Primer of Population Genetics and Genomics, 4th edition, has been completely revised and updated to provide a concise but comprehensive introduction to the basic concepts of population genetics and genomics. Recent textbooks have tended to focus on such specialized topics as the coalescent, molecular evolution, human population genetics, or genomics. This primer bucks that trend by encouraging a broader familiarity with, and understanding of, population genetics and genomics as a whole. The overview ranges from mating systems through the causes of evolution, molecular population genetics, an ... More

Keywords: Population genetics, population genomics, polymorphism, divergence, random mating, inbreeding, mutation, migration, natural selection, random genetic drift, molecular evolution, complex traits, genome-wide association studies, speciation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780198862291
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198862291.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Daniel L. Hartl, author
Higgins Professor of Biology, Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases, Harvard University, USA