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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Permissive conditions and natural selection Complex characteristics Homology and the emergence of novel characters From Microevolution to Macroevolution Rates of evolution Gradualism and punctuated equilibria Speciation and phenotypic evolution Trends, Predictability, and Progress Trends: In general, there is simply too much information of interest from too many perspectives.

Extensively rewritten and reorganized, this new edition of Evolution –featuring a new coauthor: Species and Speciation What Are Species? Instructor registration is required in order for students to access the quizzes. All of these books are worth having on your shelf, but it is not realistic to expect you to purchase them for this course. Results can be viewed online or downloaded for use in gradebook programs.

Out of Eden David P. Evolution and culture Understanding nature and humanity Summary Appendix: The Currency of Selection Positive Selection: Evidence for Evolution Summary 3. Nongenetic Inheritance Summary 5.

Coursepack and Texts

Kirkpatrick’s research interests are in evolutionary genetics. The IRL includes the following resources: In addition, we will use two “textbook”, one for class and one for our workshops. 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?

Ebook This title is available as an ebook.

He received his B. Populations that change in size Drift d.j.2005e.volution Genetic Variation within Species Estimating population size Genetic Drift and Natural Selection Crossing an adaptive valley by 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.


A How-To Manual3rd Ed. Advantages to sex in changing environments Selective interference favors sex and recombination Selfing and Outcrossing Summary Directed toward an undergraduate audience, the d.n.2005.evolution emphasizes the interplay between theory and empirical tests of hypotheses, thus acquainting students with the process of science.

These quizzes can be assigned or released for student self-study, at the instructor’s discretion. Flora of Middle-Earth Walter S. Judd and Graham A.

The selections that comprise the course pack are drawn from several excellent books. Current research topics include the evolution of sex determination and chromosome rearrangements. When heterozygotes suffer Positive frequency-dependent selection The Evolution 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.

Douglas J. Futuyma

To purchase, visit your preferred ebook provider. Instructors can also add their own questions to the quizzing system, to create custom quizzes. Futuyma is the author of three previous editions of Evolutionas well as three editions of its predecessor, Evolutionary Biology. For Students Companion Website The EvolutionD.j.2005.evoltuion Edition, Companion Website features review and study tools to help students master the material presented in the textbook.

Our closest living relatives How humans differ from other apes Our ancestry: It can be ordered now and is due to ship on 22 October Genomic perspectives on evolution are strengthened throughout The content has a stronger focus on human evolution: Predictability and contingency in evolution The question of progress Summary Avise does a great job of cataloging and describing methods for measuring and analyzing genetic variation, and then provides an incredibly in-depth set of examples in which these techniques are used to answer questions about the biology of organisms.


Expanded for the third edition, these inquiry-based exercises involve students in working with data and analyzing methods and conclusions from published papers. Instructor registration is required for student access to the quizzes. Thus, in this course, we will use literature resources drawn from several different sources.

New to this Edition: It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Interactive modules that allow students to explore many of the dynamic processes of evolution, and answer questions based on the results they observe. The Causes of Speciation Box 9B.

Evolution Fourth Edition Douglas J. Introducing Biological Energetics Norman W. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. Access to the site is free of charge, and requires no access code.

Dating evolutionary events Discovering the history of genes and cultures Reconstructing ancestors Studying adaptations: Diagnosis of a New Species Reproductive Isolation Prezygotic barriers Postzygotic barriers How fast does reproductive isolation evolve?

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. Is It Fact or Theory? Sexual selection by male-male competition Sexual selection by female choice Sexual selection in flowering plants Sex Ratios Why Sex? 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.