BIOL 4212

Systematics and Biogeography of Fishes

(Lab Required) (Formerly ZOOL 4220, 022.422) A study of the evolutionary history, interrelationships and distribution patterns of the fish-like vertebrates. Laboratories will cover the identification of the major groups of fish-like vertebrates. Not to be held with the former 022.418 or 022.467. Prerequisite: BIOL 2210 (ZOOL 2320, 022.232) (C) or BIOL 2231 (ZOOL 2501, 022.250) (C); or consent of department.

Winter 2018 section

Lecture section

  • A01
    Instructors: Margaret Docker
    CRN: 56085
    Lecture Location: 301 Biological Sciences
    Dates: January 03 – April 06
    Slot 2: 9:30 AM–10:20 AM, M.W.F.
    Laboratory Location: W240 Duff Roblin
    Dates: January 03 – April 06
    Time: 2:30 PM–5:15 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.