BIOL 4300

Evolution and Adaptation

Lectures and discussion on advances in evolutionary research. Topics will include systematics, evolutionary genetics, evolution and development, co-evolution, mating systems, species ranges, eco-evolutionary dynamics, and evolution in society. This course may not be held for credit with either of BIOL 4240 or BIOL 4242. Prerequisite: BIOL 3300.

Winter 2018 section

Lecture section

  • A01
    Instructors: Anne Worley
    CRN: 56094
    Lecture Location: 304 Human Ecology
    Dates: January 03 – April 06
    Slot 9: 11:30 AM–12:45 PM, Tu.Th.

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.