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

Important Dates

December 11 – December 21: Fall Term Exam Period (includes tests and midterm exams for Fall/Winter Term classes)

December 22 – January 1: Winter Holiday (University Closed)

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Karen Dunmall PhD Oral Defense: “Pacific salmon in the Canadian Arctic Indicators of Change” — Tuesday, December 19 at 10 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Matthew Doering, PhD Proposal: “Adding spice to fungicides: Discovery of novel genes operating in specialised metabolite biosynthesis in Piper spp. (Piperaceae)” — Wednesday, December 20 at 11 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Jared Field, MSc Defense: “Alternative splicing of Bnip3 modulates calcium signals to prevent mitochondrail-dependent cell death and regulate gene expression” — Wednesday, December 20 at 1 p.m., 201 BSB.