6.049J Evolutionary Biology: Concepts, Models and Computation


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Explores and illustrates how evolution explains biology, with an emphasis on computational model building for analyzing evolutionary data. Covers key concepts of biological evolution, including adaptive evolution, neutral evolution, evolution of sex, genomic conflict, speciation, phylogeny and comparative methods, life's history, coevolution, human evolution, and evolution of disease.

This class has 7.03, 6.0002, and 6.01 as prerequisites.

6.049J will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by D. Bartel and R. Berwick.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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