BIOL 3300

EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY

(Lab Required) (Formerly BOTN 3000, ZOOL 3000) Evolution is the ultimate cause of biological diversity. This course introduces the major questions and research methods in evolutionary biology. Topics include evolutionary genetics, adaptation, speciation, and the reconstruction of evolutionary history. Not to be held with the former 022.400. Prerequisites: a “C” or better in one of BIOL 2500 (BOTN 2460, 001.246), BIOL 2501 (BOTN 2461), or PLNT 2520 (039.252); and any one of the following with a minimum grade of “C”: BIOL 2200 (ZOOL 2600, 022.260), BIOL 2210 (ZOOL 2320, 022.232), BIOL 2231 (ZOOL 2501, 022.250F), BIOL 2240 (BOTN 2110, 001.211), BIOL 2260 (BOTN 2210, 001.221), BIOL 2261, BIOL 3260 (BOTN 2290, 001.229); or consent of department.

Winter 2019 sections

Lecture section

  • A01
    Instructor: Jeffrey Marcus
    CRN: 52133
    Lecture Location: 306 Buller
    Dates: January 07 – April 09
    Slot 7: 12:30 PM–1:20 PM, M.W.F.

Lab sections

  • B01
    Instructor: Jeffrey Marcus
    CRN: 52134
    Tutorial Location: 301 Biological Sciences
    Dates: January 07 – April 09
    Time: 2:30 PM–5:15 PM, W.
  • B02
    Instructor: Jeffrey Marcus
    CRN: 56141
    Tutorial Location: 319 Allen
    Dates: January 07 – April 09
    Time: 2:30 PM–5:15 PM, Th.

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Paige Kowal, MSc Defense: “A historical analysis of the changes in connectivity and plant cover in Netley-Libau Marsh, Manitoba, Canada: Distinguishing the effects of Lake Winnipeg and Red River hydrologyon...” — Friday, March 1 at 8:30 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Dr. Geoff Wasteneys: “Exploring Cell Proliferation in Root Apical Meristems: The role of cytoskeletonhormone feedback systems” — Friday, March 1 at 11:30 a.m., 205 Armes.

General seminar: Christophe Lemoine: “TBA” — Friday, March 1 at 3:30 p.m., 207 Buller.

General seminar: Crakerjack Seminar: “TBA” — Friday, March 8 at 3:30 p.m., 207 Buller.