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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All of these books are worth having on your shelf, but it is not realistic to expect you to purchase them for this course. The probability that a beneficial mutation spreads Evolutionary Side Effects Hitchhiking: All the figures including photographs and tables from the textbook are provided dutuyma JPEGs both high- and low-resolutionreformatted and relabeled for optimal readability when projected.

Douglas J. Futuyma

This is the second edition of a book that remains one of my all-time favorites. Genomic perspectives on evolution are strengthened throughout The content has a stronger focus on human evolution: The IRL includes the following resources: Predictability and contingency in evolution The question of progress Summary Ebook This title is available as an ebook. In addition, none of these books by themselves provides the breadth of topic coverage or perspective that would be required of a textbook for our course, and each contains a lot of material of interest from a different perspective that is somewhat different from that of this course.


The Improbable Primate Clive Finlayson. Judd and Graham A. 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 F.j.2005.evolution mutation-selection balance The mutation load Summary 6. Kirkpatrick’s research interests are in evolutionary genetics.

It furthers the University’s furuyma of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. The Causes of Speciation Box 9B. Is It Fact or Theory? Current research topics include the evolution of sex determination and chromosome rearrangements.

Evolution – Hardcover – Douglas J. Futuyma; Mark Kirkpatrick – Oxford University Press

Futuyma is the author of three previous editions of Evolutionas well as three editions of its predecessor, Evolutionary Biology. 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. He has worked on sexual selection, quantitative genetics, speciation, and species ranges. It addresses major themes–including the history of evolution, evolutionary processes, adaptation, and evolution as an explanatory framework–at levels of biological organization ranging from genomes to ecological communities.

Mark Kirkpatrick The University of Texas at Austin –offers additional expertise in evolutionary genetics and genomics, the fastest-developing area of evolutionary biology. Dating evolutionary events Discovering the history of genes and cultures Reconstructing ancestors Studying adaptations: A How-To Manual3rd Ed.

It is not the most thorough, or the most “politically correct”, treatment of molecular phylogenetics, but it does have a great “Nuts and Bolts” approach. Diagnosis of a New Species Reproductive Isolation Prezygotic barriers Postzygotic barriers How fast does reproductive isolation evolve? New to this Edition: He futuymaa his B.


This book will be used as a guidebook for the workshop portion of the course. Expanded for the third edition, these inquiry-based exercises involve students in working with data and analyzing methods and conclusions from published papers.

These quizzes can be assigned or released for student self-study, at the instructor’s discretion. Evidence for Evolution Summary 3. The site includes the following resources: Interactive modules that allow students to explore many of the dynamic processes of evolution, and answer questions based on the results they observe. Kinds and causes Are there major trends in the history of life?

Directed toward an undergraduate audience, the text emphasizes the interplay between theory and empirical tests of hypotheses, thus acquainting students with the process of science.

Coursepack and Texts

Evolution Fourth Edition Douglas J. Species and Speciation What Are Species? Our closest living relatives How humans differ from other apes Our ancestry: Academic Skip to main content. The literature and resources in Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution are widely scattered.