BIOL 2300

Principles of Ecology

(Lab Required) (Formerly BOTN 2370, 001.237, ZOOL 2370, 022.237) Principles of ecology at the individual, population, community, and ecosystems levels. This course is also offered as AGEC 2370. It is the normal prerequisite to other courses in ecology. Not to be held with BIOL 2301 (BOTN 2371, ZOOL 2371), BIOL 2390 (BOTN 2280, 001.228, ZOOL 2290, 022.229), AGEC 2370 (065.237). Prerequisite: one of BIOL 1030, BIOL 1031, or the former 071.125 (C). Prerequisite or concurrent requirement: STAT 1000 or STAT 1001 (005.100) (D).

Winter 2018 sections

Lecture section

  • A01
    Instructors: Paul Messing
    CRN: 51359
    Lecture Location: 223 Wallace
    Dates: January 03 – April 06
    Slot 3: 10:30 AM–11:20 AM, M.W.F.

Lab sections

  • B01
    Instructors: Paul Messing
    CRN: 51360
    Laboratory Location: 305 Biological Sciences
    Dates: January 03 – April 06
    Time: 2:30 PM–5:25 PM, M.
  • B02
    Instructors: Paul Messing
    CRN: 51361
    Laboratory Location: 305 Biological Sciences
    Dates: January 03 – April 06
    Time: 2:30 PM–5:25 PM, Tu.

Important Date

April 9 – April 23: Winter Term Exam Period (includes final exams for Fall/Winter Term classes)

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Riikka Kinnunen - PhD Proposal: “The Ecology of Urban Wildlife: How do Species Respond to Rapid Environmental Change?” — Tuesday, May 1 at 9 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Chloe Schmidt, PhD Proposal: “Microevolution in rapidly changing environments” — Wednesday, May 2 at 10 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Kamaldeep Chhoker, MSc. Defense: “Effects of canopy cover and pH on polyketide synthase gene transcription in Cladonie stygia and the polyketides produced in natural conditions.” — Thursday, May 3 at 1 p.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Lisa Hoogenboom, PhD Proposal: “Nitrogen movement across the intestine of elasmoranchs” — Tuesday, May 22 at 10 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.