Current Topics in Population Genetics

This course is a graduate seminar discussing research papers in population genetics. Readings will be chosen primarily from the recent scientific literature, including preprints. A list of potential papers is provided under the "Potential papers" tab in the table below 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. Participation in discussions and presentation of at least one paper is required for credit.

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Instructors: April Wei ( and Philipp Messer (

When: Wednesdays 2:30-3:25 pm

Where: 221 Weill Hall

BTRY 6890 Schedule 2020