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Ancestral DNA, Human Origins, and Migrations

Ancestral DNA, Human Origins, and Migrations - Garcia-bertrand, Ralph; Herrera, Rene J. - ISBN: 9780128041246
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Bindwijze: Boek, Paperback (19-06-2018)
Genre: Evolutie
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Ancestral DNA, Human Origins, and Migrations describes the genesis of humans in Africa and the subsequent story of how our species migrated to every corner of the globe. Different phases of this journey are presented in an integrative format with information from a number of disciplines, including population genetics, evolution, anthropology, archaeology, climatology, linguistics, art, music, folklore and history. This unique approach weaves a story that has synergistic impact in the clarity and level of understanding that will appeal to those researching, studying, and interested in population genetics, evolutionary biology, human migrations, and the beginnings of our species.

  • Integrates research and information from the fields of genetics, evolution, anthropology, archaeology, climatology, linguistics, art, music, folklore and history, among others
  • Presents the content in an entertaining and synergistic style to facilitate a deep understanding of human population genetics
  • Informs on the origins and recent evolution of our species in an approachable manner


Titel: Ancestral DNA, Human Origins, and Migrations
auteur: Garcia-bertrand, Ralph; Herrera, Rene J.
Mediatype: Boek
Bindwijze: Paperback
Taal: Engels
Aantal pagina's: 588
Uitgever: Elsevier Science
Plaats van publicatie: 03
Publicatiedatum: 2018-06-19
NUR: Evolutie
Afmetingen: 235 x 191
ISBN/ISBN13: 9780128041246
Intern nummer: 40920751

Biografie (woord)

Ralph Garcia-Bertrand is a Professor of Genetics in the Molecular Biology Department at Colorado College. He holds degrees from the University of Nevada (BS, MS), and The University of California, Riverside (PhD). He continued his studies as a post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Genetics, at the University of California, Berkeley. His research focuses on human population genetics and evolution. Dr. Garcia-Bertrand has won several teaching awards and has been the Director of undergraduate education programs funded by IBM, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and the Freeman Foundation. He has been a subcommittee member for various NIH research, educational, and underrepresented student programs for over 22 years. He is a lifetime member of the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science, and the National Association of Biology Teachers. He teaches general and advanced genetics, human evolution, and a course on the ethics of genetics.

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Presents an integrated story of human migration from Africa to all corners of the globe


1. The Nature of Evolution 2. Early Hominins 3. Origin of Modern Humans 4. The Exodus Out of Africa 5. The Settlement of the Near East 6. Neanderthals, Denisovans, and Hobbits 7. Dispersals Into India 8. The Occupation of Southeast Asia, Indonesia, and Australia 9. The Austronesian Expansion 10. From Africa to the Americas 11. The Bantu Expansion 12. Modern Humans in Europe 13. The Agricultural Revolutions 14. The Silk Roads


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