David R. Nelson, Lyman Laboratory, Harvard University, USA

Population Genetics in Space and Time (13.5h)

1. Hardy-Weinberg equilibrium, dynamics of diploid and haploid organisms

2. Fisher-Wright and Moran models of genetic drift, selection and mutation

3. A Fokker-Planck approach: Forward and backward Kolmogorov equations

4. Stepping stone models of spatial population genetics

5. Competition and cooperation in microorganism range expansions

6. How obstacles perturb population fronts and alter their genetic structure

7. Spatial gene drives and excitable Fisher waves