SC1: Stochastic Models in Mathematical Genetics
(Michaelmas Term, 2018)
As I mentioned in the lectures, the Weds Wk2 lecture has been rescheduled as I’m away, and now will take place Tuesday week 3, 4pm
So in week 3 there are 3 lectures: Monday 12-1pm, Tuesday 4-5pm, and Wednesday 12-1pm.
From week 4 onwards there are again 2 lectures per week, M12 and W12.
Simon Myers (email@example.com).
Here you will find links to the course materials. These include notes, and the problem sheets. Notes for weeks 1-4 are now posted – those for later weeks are also posted but subject to edits!
Problem sheet solutions are posted after the relevant class.
In addition, below there is a list of book references, and for selected lectures, a bibliography. The books are not essential – we will cover the syllabus and examinable material in lectures, but they do give a helpful, different view to some of the material and also contain additional practice problems.
Material is linked to below, approximately assigned to specific lectures (lectures 1-8 cover weeks 1-4, etc). Note though that the timing varies slightly, so I recommend downloading a bit ahead of time.
If you have any questions about the course, spot mistakes (it happens every year!), or have problems downloading material, please email me at the above address.
Guidance: Of the book references, Wakeley is particularly good for the coalescent material (weeks 1-4) and the coalescent with recombination material (weeks 5-7), and Durrett for the selection/diffusion material (chapter 7; weeks 7-8) as well as the coalescent material (chapter 3, weeks 1-7). The Hein book has extensive good discussion of methods for identifying recombination events from data (week 5).
You can also find notes for this course used in some previous years here:
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