Extensively rewritten and reorganized, this new edition of Evolution–featuring a new coauthor: Mark Kirkpatrick (The University of Texas at Austin)–offers. This text is Chapter 22 from “Evolution” () by Douglas J. Futuyma. The chapter is made available here as a pdf file with the generous permission of the. Sunderland, Massachusetts U.S.A. evolution. THIRD EDITION. DOUGLAS J. FUTUYMA. Stony Brook University. Chapter 20, “Evolution of Genes and Genomes”.

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Species and Speciation What Are Species? Dominance and epistasis Adaptation from standing genetic variation versus new mutations Can adaptation rescue species from extinction?

Predictability and contingency in evolution The question of progress Summary This book will be used as a guidebook for the workshop portion of the course. Sexual selection by male-male competition Sexual selection by female choice Sexual selection in flowering plants Sex Ratios Why Sex?

The IRL includes the following resources: The site includes the following resources: Diagnosis of a New Species Reproductive Isolation Prezygotic barriers Postzygotic barriers How fast does reproductive isolation evolve?

Instructor registration is required in order for students to access the quizzes. Evolution Fourth Edition Douglas J. Extensively rewritten and reorganized, this new edition of Evolution –featuring a new coauthor: For each chapter, all of the chapter’s figures and tables are provided in a ready-to-use PowerPoint presentation, making it easy to quickly insert figures into your own lecture presentations.

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These quizzes are assignable by the instructor. The probability that a beneficial mutation spreads Evolutionary Side Effects Hitchhiking: Current research topics include the evolution of sex determination and chromosome rearrangements.


Results can be viewed online or downloaded for use in gradebook programs. An introduction Variations on the Phylogenetic Theme Branches of a phylogenetic tree sometimes rejoin Not only organisms have Phylogenetic Insights into Evolutionary History Inferring the history of character evolution Estimating time of divergence Patterns of evolution Box 2B.

Dating evolutionary events Discovering the history of genes and cultures Reconstructing ancestors Studying adaptations: Easy-to-use activities that help students learn all the key terminology introduced in each chapter.

It can be ordered now and is due to ship on 22 October Expanded for the third edition, these inquiry-based exercises involve students in working with data and analyzing methods and conclusions from published papers. He received his B. Advantages to sex in changing environments Selective interference favors sex and recombination Selfing and Outcrossing Summary Academic Skip to main content.

When heterozygotes suffer Positive frequency-dependent selection The D.j.2005.eolution of a Population’s Mean Fitness The fundamental theorem of natural selection and the adaptive landscape Deleterious Mutations A mutation-selection balance The mutation load Summary 6.

Populations that change in size Drift and Genetic Variation within Species Estimating population size Genetic Drift and Natural Selection Crossing an adaptive valley d.j.2005.evoluyion drift The fate of beneficial mutations in large populations The Evolution of Differences among Species The neutral theory of molecular evolution Searching the Genes for Signatures of Adaptation Synonymous versus nonsynonymous differences The MK test Divergence among populations Summary 8.

In addition, we will use two “textbook”, one for class and one for our workshops. Evolution and Society Box 22A. The genetics and development of phenotypic evolution Evolvability and Developmental Pathways Constraints on Adaptive Evolution Phenotypic Plasticity and Canalization Does phenotypic plasticity contribute to evolution?


Instructor registration is required for student access to the quizzes. These quizzes can be assigned or released for student self-study, at the instructor’s discretion.

Interactive modules that allow students to explore many of the dynamic processes of evolution, and answer questions based on the results they observe.

It addresses major themes–including the history of evolution, evolutionary d.j.2005.evoluution, adaptation, and evolution as an explanatory framework–at levels of biological organization ranging from genomes to ecological communities. In general, there is simply too much information of interest from too many perspectives. Calculating Relatedness Box 12C. The Causes of Speciation Box 9B. Math is kept to a minimum.

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Previous publication dates MarchAprilJanuary All the figures including photographs and tables from the textbook are provided as JPEGs both high- and low-resolutionreformatted and relabeled for optimal readability when projected. The Improbable Primate Clive Finlayson. Concise overviews of the important topics covered in each chapter.

Thus, in this course, we will use literature resources drawn from several different sources.

Access to the site is free of charge, and requires no access code. Our closest living relatives How humans differ from other apes Our ancestry: Sexual Selection Why are males sexually selected?