First Edition   ©2009

Coalescent Theory

An Introduction

John Wakeley (Harvard University)

  • ISBN-10: 0-9747077-5-9; ISBN-13: 978-0-9747077-5-4; Format: Paper Text, 352 pages

Coalescent theory provides the foundation for molecular population genetics and genomics. It is the conceptual framework for studies of DNA sequence variation within species, and is the source of essential tools for making inferences about mutation, recombination, population structure and natural selection from DNA sequence data.