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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.
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Translations
Populationsgenetik
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Goldstein received his PhD degree in Theoretical Population Genetics from Stanford in 1994, and BS in Biology from University of California, Los Angeles.
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