Syllabus - HO: Fisher, etc . Darwins Theory of Evolution...

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EEB 13 - Evolution of Life - Winter Quarter 2008 Syllabus Professor : H.A. Hespenheide e-mail: hahiii@ucla.edu Office: Botany 129 Phone: x53170 Office hrs Tu 2-4 or by appointment Texts : Lecture: E. Mayr, What Evolution Is Discussion: S.J. Gould, Dinosaur in a Haystack Meets : Lecture: TuTh 12:30-1:45, Geology 3656 Discussion: Th 2:00-2:50, Geology 3656 Schedule: Date Mayr Gould Topics Jan 08 vii-xv, Ch.1 10 ix-xv, Ch . 4, 25 Evolution as science - a way of knowing 15 Ch.2 Genes and biological evolution 17 Ch.22, 26 Mendel and how genes are inherited 22 24 Ch.4, 5 HO: Shoumatoff Population genetics = evolutionary genetics 29 31 Ch.6
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Unformatted text preview: HO: Fisher, etc . Darwins Theory of Evolution Feb 05 Selection and the importance of sex 07 [no disc] Midterm exam 12 14 Ch.7 Ch. 12, 13, 17 Adaptation 19 21 Ch.8, 9 Ch. 32, 33 Species and speciation 26 28 Ch.3 Ch. 9, 11 Taxonomy and biogeography Mar 04 06 Ch.10 Ch. 5, 6 Evolutionary history and extinction 11 Humankind: philosophical questions 13 Final exam * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Grading (tentative): lecture discussion Midterm exam Feb 07 30% 10% Final exam Mar 13 40% 10% Discussion in-class quizzes 10%...
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