BIOL 4218

BIOLOGY OF MAMMALS

(Lab Required) (Formerly ZOOL 4250, 022.425) Structure, classification, evolution, life histories and distribution of mammals and their relation to human cultures. Techniques of studying mammals. Identification of the mammals of Manitoba. Offered in 2009-2010 and alternate years thereafter. Prerequisites: BIOL 2210 (ZOOL 2320, 022.232) (C) or BIOL 2231 (ZOOL 2501, 022.250) (C); and one of BIOL 2300 (BOTN 2370, ZOOL 2370, 001.237, 022.237), BIOL 2301 (BOTN 2371, ZOOL 2371) or AGEC 2370 (065.237) (C); or consent of department.

Fall 2017 section

Field work section

  • K01
    Instructors: Jane Margaret Waterman
    CRN: 11620
    Lecture Location: 304 Human Ecology
    Dates: September 07 – December 08
    Slot 10: 1:00 PM–2:15 PM, Tu.Th.
    Laboratory Location: W230 Duff Roblin
    Dates: September 07 – December 08
    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: Jennifer Sojka, MSc Defense: “Proximate and ultimate causes of personality in a non-aggressive, African ground squirrel” — Friday, December 15 at 10 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

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.