Cours Muséum


Teaching objectives

To provide students with theoretical and empirical knowledge on the evolution of our species and its genetic diversity.
To understand advanced methods in molecular and population genetics applied to human evolution.


Students must have a master 1 in biology or an equivalent medical degree.

targeted skills

key words

Biology, genetic, anthropology, evolution.

Teaching outline

  • Introduction to genomic data
  • A genetic and paleoanthropological view of human origins
  • Evolutionary and cultural forces shaping human genomic diversity
  • Neutral diversity and demography inference
  • Natural selection at a genome-wide scale
  • Evolution and infectious diseases
  • Genetics of infectious diseases and human migrations
  • Human genetics and evolutionary medicine

scientific head

Evelyne HEYER, professeure MNHN

UMR 7206 - Anthropologie Génétique


Lluis Quintana-Murci, professor Institut Pasteur

UMR 2000 Human Evolutionary Genetics

Organisation of the course

Dates :  7th- 11th of Décembre 2020

Number of hours : 30

Delivery type :

Classroom, teaching resources might be available on the MNHN distance-learning platform.

Course given in Englis

Location : à venir

Registration fees

Individual : 300 €

Public sector: 600 €

Private sector : 1200€

Student of PHD student outside the Alliance Sorbonne Université : 150 €

Student of PHD student Sorbonne Université: free

MNHN employees : free

Registration and contact

Registration are open and will close 3 weeks before the start of the course.

 Resgistration form

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