EEB 516 - Principles of Evolution
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB)
Department: LSA Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Requirements & Distribution:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course explores various topics in evolutionary biology, with an emphasis on conceptual principles and generalizations. Fundamental principles are discussed in relation to topics of active contemporary research and controversy. It includes lectures and discussion on major principles in population genetics, molecular and phenotypic evolution, speciation, evolutionary developmental biology, phylogenetics, and macroevolution. The course is broadly relevant to many other fields, from conservation biology to genomics. The course is not a replacement for other EEB courses (e.g., population genetics or molecular evolution).

There will be readings from the textbook plus about two papers or other readings per lecture.

Course Requirements:

Grades will be based on one midterm exam and one final exam (during exam week).

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EEB 516 - Principles of Evolution
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001 (LEC)
MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
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ISBN: 1605351644
Evolution., Publisher: Sinauer Associates Inc 2013
Other Textbook Editions OK.
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