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i. Preface ii. Table of Contents iii. Contributors Section 1 - Principles of Evolutionary Genetics 1. From Mendel to molecules: A brief history of evolutionary genetics - Michael R. Dietrich 2. Genetic variation - Marta L. Wayne & Michael M. Miyamota Box 2.1 - Maternal effects - Timothy A. Mousseau 3. Mutation - David Houle & Alexey Kondrashov 4. Natural selection - Michael J. Wade Box 4.1 - Defining and measuring fitness - Daphne J. Fairbairn 5. Stochastic processes in evolution - John H. Gillespie Box 5.1 - The probability of extinction of an allele Box 5.2 - Mutational landscape model 6. Genetics and evolution in structured populations - Charles J. Goodnight Box 6.1 - Epistasis and the conversion of genetic variance - Jason B. Wolf Section 2 - Molecular Evolution 7. Detecting selection at the molecular level - Michael W. Nachman 8. Rates of molecular evolution - Francisco Rodríguez-Trelles, Rosa Tarrío & Francisco J. Ayala Box 8.1. Timing evolutionary events with a molecular clock Box 8.2. Testing the hypothesis of the molecular clock 9. Weak selection on non-coding gene features - Ying Chen & Wolfgang Stephan 10. Evolution of eukaryotic genome structure - Dmitri Petrov & Jonathan F. Wendel 11. New genes, new functions: Gene family evolution and phylogenetics - Joe Thornton 12. Gene genealogies - Noah A. Rosenberg Box 12.1 - Horizontal inheritance - Noah A. Rosenberg Section 3 - From Genotype to Phenotype 13. Gene function and molecular evolution - Simon C. Lovell Box 13.1 - The role of gene interaction networks in evolution - Steve R. Proulx 14. Evolution of multidomain proteins - L szló Patthy 15. Evolutionary development biology - David L. Stern Box 15.1 - Hox genes Box 15.2 - Functional assays in non-model organisms 16. Canalization - Mark L. Siegal & Aviv Bergman Box 16.1 - Computational modeling of the evolution of gene regulatory networks 17. Evolutionary epigenetics - Eva Jablonka & Marion J. Lamb Section 4 - Quantitative Genetics and Selection 18. Evolutionary quantitative genetics - Derek A. Roff Box 18.1 - Individual fitness surfaces and multivariate selection - Jason B. Wolf 19. Genetic architecture of quantitative variation - James M. Cheverud Box 19.1 - Genotypic Values: Additivity, dominance and epistasis Box 19.2 - Genic Values and Genetic Variances Box 19.3 - How to Perform A QTL Analysis Box 19.4 - Evolutionary morphometrics - Christian P. Klingenberg Box 19.5 - Modularity - Jason G. Mezey 20. Evolution of genetic variance-covariance structure - Patrick C. Phillips & Katrina L. McGuigan Box 20.1 - What is a covariance? Box 20.2 - Pleiotropic effects Box 20.3 - Evolution of the G matrix 21. Genotype-environment interactions and evolution - Samuel M. Scheiner 22. Genetics of sexual selection - Allen J. Moore & Patricia J. Moore 23. Social selection - Steven A. Frank Box 23.1 - Coefficients of relatedness Section 5 - Genetics of Speciation 24. Patterns and processes of speciation: The evolution of reproductive isolating barriers - Norman A. Johnson Box 24.1 - Species concepts - James Mallet 25. Genetics of reproductive isolation and species differences in model organisms - Pawel Michalak & Mohamed A. F. Noor Box 25.1. The Dobzhansky-Muller model 26. Natural hybridization - Michael L. Arnold & John M. Burke Box 26.1 - Potential Outcomes of Natural Hybridization 27. Population bottlenecks and founder effects - Lisa Marie Meffert Box 27.1 - Models on the shifts in selection pressures experienced by bottlenecked populations 28. Theory of phylogenetic estimation - Ashley N. Egan & Keith A. Crandall Box 28.1 - Philosophical and methodological differences in phylogenetics Section 6 - Evolutionary Genetics in Action 29. Evolutionary genetics of host-parasite interactions - Paula X. Kover Box. 29.1 - Arabidopsis as a model organism in evolutionary genetics - Kentaro K. Shimizu & Michael D. Purugganan Box 29.2 - The coevolutionary consequences of tolerance versus resistance Box 29.3 - Evolution of virulence 30. The evolutionary genetics of senescence - Daniel E. L. Promislow & Anne M. Bronikowski Box 30.1 - Demography of an age-structured population Box 30.2 - Drosophila as a model organism in evolutionary biology - Jeffrey R. Powell 31. Experimental evolution - Adam K. Chippindale Box 31.1 - E. coli as a model organism in evolutionary genetics - Richard E. Lenski 32. Evolutionary conservation genetics - Richard Frankham References Glossary
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