Details of PH4210 (Spring 2020)

Level: 4 Type: Theory Credits: 4.0

Course CodeCourse NameInstructor(s)
PH4210 Evolutionary Dynamics Supratim Sengupta

Course Outline: Introduction to evolutionary ideas; Fitness Landscapes, Sequence spaces, Quasi-species equation; Population genetics; Evolution in finite populations; Evolutionary Games; Games in finite populations; Evolutionary Graph Theory; Spatial Games; Evolutionary dynamics in the context of viral evolution, cancer and HIV etc.

Prerequisites: Computer programming

Evolutionary Dynamics:Exploring the equations of life by Martin Nowak, Evolution and the theory of games by John Maynard Smith, Population Genetics: A Concise Guide by John Gillespie.

Course Credit Options

Sl. No.ProgrammeSemester NoCourse Choice
1 IP 2 Elective
2 IP 4 Elective
3 IP 6 Not Allowed
4 MR 2 Elective
5 MR 4 Not Allowed
6 MS 8 Elective
7 RS 1 Elective
8 RS 2 Elective