Fish 510 Spring 2004

Quantitative Genetics

Syllabus

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Instructors

Dr Jeff Hard
Northwest Fisheries Science Center
NOAA Fisheries
email: jeff.hard@noaa.gov

 

 

Dr Kerry Naish
School of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences
Room 209 Marine Studies
email: knaish@u.washington.edu

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This course will examine the methods and statistical approaches in quantifying the genetic variation underlying complex traits. Topics include description of quantitative traits (means, variances, correlations and offspring-parent regressions), estimating heritability and response to selection, G matrices, general linear models and maximum likelihood, line crosses, sib analysis. Computer-based exercises include manipulation of data sets.

Meeting times: Th: 10.30-1.20.
Location: FSH Room 203