Evaluating the rarity and genetic structure of populations of the endangered australian endemic plant trioncinia retroflexa (asteraceae): potential consequences for management and conservation alexander matthew haller master of environmental management a thesis submitted for the degree of master of philosophy at. Title: population genetics and molecular epidemiology of campylobacter jejuni author: llarena, ann-katrin contributor: university of helsinki, faculty of veterinary medicine, department of food hygiene and environmental health thesis level: doctoral dissertation (article-based) belongs to series. A molecular and population genetics study of the bluff oyster (ostrea chilensis) leighton james thomas (bsc (hons), msc) a thesis submitted to victoria university of wellington in fulfilment of the requirement for the degree of doctor of philosophy in marine biology victoria university of wellington te whare wānanga o. Status and population genetics of the alabama spike (elliptio arca) in the mobile river basin a thesis by daniel hunt mason submitted to the graduate school at appalachian state university in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of master of science august, 2017. Population genetics of identity by descent pier francesco palamara, phd thesis recent improvements in high-throughput genotyping and sequencing technologies have afforded the collection of massive, genome-wide datasets of dna information from hundreds of thousands of individuals.
Mountain goat genetic diversity and population connectivity in washington and southern british columbia a thesis presented to the faculty of western washington university in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree master of science by leslie c parks february 2013. Tury of research here, i take a population genetic approach to learn about the processes by which populations diverge and eventually become distinct species, illus- trating its application in fields varying from conservation biology to human evolution as a background to the dissertation, i present in chapter 1 the state of. Aleksandras stulginskis university darius kavaliauskas genetic structure and genetic diversity of scots pine (pinus sylvestris l) populations in lithuania phd thesis agricultural sciences, forestry 04a akademija, 2015. Training set optimization under population structure in genomic selection m sorrells postdoctoral research lindsay elizabeth wyatt, phd genomic and phenotypic analyses of vegetable disease resistance and fruit quality m mazourek industry - breeder paola leonor barba burgos, phd genetic dissection of.
We are hiring a graduate student to work on the genetics of local adaptation in a keystone tree species. This thesis investigates how changes in population size and spatial movements of individuals have shaped the distribution and abundance of neutral genetic variation in the arctic fox (alopex lagopus) this is done through mitochondrial and microsatellite dna analyses on samples covering most of the species' distribution,.
During the last year of my studies i became interested in population genetics and did my thesis in quantitative genetics using saccharomyces cerevisiae as a model organism after finishing my master's i continued my work in the laboratory of evolutionary genetics at the rudjer boskovic institute in zagreb while there, i. Rhizobium population genetics: enzyme polymorphism in isolates from peas, clover, beans and lucerne which will lead to discontinuities at the boundaries between species in the distribution of genetic variation at polymorphic loci, regardless of phd thesis, university of east anglia beynon, j l & josey, d p. Learning with admixture: modeling, optimization, and applications in population genetics jade yu cheng phd dissertation bioinformatics research centre department of computer science aarhus university denmark. Chung, aesoo (ms, applied mathematics) difference and differential equations in population genetics thesis directed by professor william l briggs abstract genetics is the modern science of heredity which originated in the 19th century with the discoveries of darwin and mendel the hereditary information.
In population genetics, however, the word 'population' refers to a group of organisms of the same species living within a sufficiently restricted geographical area so that any member can potentially mate with any other member of the opposite sex (hartl and clark 2007), and will be used in that way throughout this thesis. Table 1 species, sample localities, and sample sizes of dionda examined in the study based on drainage, the sample of d argentosa from independence creek (pecos river drainage) initially was thought to be d episcopa genetic data ( carson et al 2010 this study) revealed this population to be d argentosa, not d. Yi, rachel (2014) preliminary investigations into the population genetics of the horned passalus beetle, odontotaenius disjunctus (coleoptera), in forests of the southeastern united states undergraduate thesis, under the direction of ryan garrick from biology, the university of mississippi.