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 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.