We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.
We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.
This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.
This explores how evolutionary forces drive allele frequency change. Topics include drift, coalescence, random mating, inbreeding, genetic drift, mutation load and natural selection as they relate to populations. The role and significance of molecular genetics as it relates to population genetics, evolution, systematics and phylogeny is also considered. Concepts will be examined in the context of forensic science as well as other applied biological sciences. Credit hours: 3 Lecture hours: 3 Prerequisite(s): (MATH 1015U or MATH 1000U or MATH 1010U) and BIOL 1020U and BIOL 2020U and STAT 2020U Credit restriction(s):FSCI 3110U Cross-listed:FSCI 3110U