Genetic Diversity

Rodney Dyer

Genetic diversity is a measure of local variation, either at the allele or the genotype level. In this topic, we explore some of the more common measures of gneetic diversity.

Lecture Content

For this topic, I will be spending a bit of time covering the foundations of this topic as well as giving some concrete examples. To do so, you have access to the following slide set1.

Here is a recording of the Diversity talk I gave on Zoom.

Supplemental Materials

In addition to this lecture content, you may find the following information helpful as you go though these exercises.


Here is the activity associated with this particular topic.

Here is some code that I used to solve the questions in the activity.

  1. This is a presentation writing in Xaringan, an RMarkdown presentation type. It is an active embed in this page (and hosted elsewhere). It can be extracted my clicking on the slide and hitting the c key on your keyboard—to clone it into its own window (more commands available using ? for viewing).↩︎