Population Genetics

Population Genetics

by Georgina Cornwall, PhD

Population genetics is a subfield of genetics that focuses on the study of the genetic characteristics of a population, including the differences between individuals and other populations. The genetic characteristics of a population can be initially understood and described using the Hardy–Weinberg law.

In this course, the student will be introduced to population genetics and the Hardy–Weinberg principle, as well as given a walkthrough of important conditions seen through the lens of population genetics.

For optimal comprehension, the student should be familiar with the basic concepts of molecular and cell biology, with an emphasis on genetics.

Course Details

  • Videos 14
  • Duration 1:21 h
  • Quiz questions 43
  • Concept Pages 5


Your Educators of course Population Genetics

 Georgina Cornwall, PhD

Georgina Cornwall, PhD

Dr. Georgina Cornwall is a Biology Instructor and currently works as an Instructional Designer in the private sector, developing interactive online training materials.
She obtained her PhD in Environmental, Population, and Organismic Biology at the University of Colorado, USA, in 2000, and has since taught a broad array of biology courses at various US universities.
She is an active promoter of hybrid/online teaching formats and interactive courses, and has received several awards for her engaging and innovative course design; e.g., she was named Adjunct Faculty of the Year at Colorado Mountain College in Aspen twice.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Cornwall teaches courses on Biology & Genetics.

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By Mohammed A. on 25. February 2023 for Genetic Counseling

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By Joice L. on 13. September 2020 for Population Genetics

Clear and concise. well-explained, clear diagrams, builds on my existing knowledge

By Daysi B. on 04. February 2020 for Population Genetics

Good course but we need more practice on the problems

Really enjoyed it
By shukrullah s. on 13. September 2019 for Population Genetics

Not too many details. Right to the point and easy to understand!