Course Info

This course is a graduate seminar on current topics in population genetics. Readings will be chosen primarily from the recent scientific literature, including preprints. A list of potential papers is provided under the "Papers" tab on the left and will be updated continually as we become aware of new papers. If you have a specific paper you would like to add, just send me an email. We are open to all topics related to population genetics in the broadest sense. 

Students who wish to receive credit (1 Credit Sat/Unsat) can enroll in BTRY 6890 (instructor Messer). Participation in discussions and presentation of at least one paper is required for credit.

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Instructor: Philipp Messer (

When: Wednesdays 2:30-3:25 pm

Where: Weill Hall 221