FROM MOLECULAR DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY TO BIOMEDICINE, EVOLUTION
AND SYSTEMS BIOLOGY
UNIVERSITY OF LISBON
Human evolutionary genetics
Review of basic principles of evolutionary genetics.
Analytical methods used in evolutionary genetics. The
origin and dispersion of our species. Markers and methods
for dating, geographic localization and sizes estimates.The
distribution and variability of the human species.
Evolutionary and demographic processes that affect
diversity. Regional analysis of diversity and its modifying
factors. Analysis of cases of coevolution with Homo
sapiens. Implications of evolutionary biogeography
and human civilisations on the health of human populations.