population genetics

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population genetics

n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of science that deals with the statistical analysis of the inheritance and prevalence of genes in populations and genetic divergence between populations.
Translations
Populationsgenetik
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Geneticists and other medical specialists from the US, Europe, Canada, Israel, Japan, Lebanon, and Australia address basic principles, such as genomics and proteomics, epigenetics, the chromosomal basis of inheritance, the history of medical genetics, population genetics, the pathogenetics of disease, human developmental genetics, twins, the molecular biology of cancer, and pharmacogenetics and pharmacogenomics; general principles like genetic evaluation, counseling, diagnostic molecular genetics, screening, gene therapy, and ethical, social, and legal issues; and applications to specific clinical problems and disorders, including chromosomal disorders, disorders of various body systems, mental and behavioral disorders, and deafness.
With this tool, we provide access to tens of thousands of quickly changing markers that you couldn't get before, and those can be used in medical genetics, population genetics, and forensics.
These health data will be analyzed in conjunction with genetics, population structure, and disease presence on Floreana for developing recommendations for the Floreana mockingbird reintroduction plan.

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