Questions you should be able to answer from Matt Etterson’s Ecological Genetics lecture on 2/6.
- How is
Hardy-Weinberg useful in assessing paternity in natural populations?
can you get a null allele with a microsatellite
even though it is codominate marker?
are the consequences of getting a null allele in this case?
kind of paternity test has more power – inclusion or exclusion – and why?
an example of an ecological question that can be answered with 1)
inclusion, and 2) exclusion.