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GenBio_1_29_March_D - Darwinian Evolution Randy Gaugler Professor II Director Center for Vector Biology 212 Headlee Labs Cook Campus 932-9341

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Darwinian Evolution 1 Randy Gaugler Center for Vector Biology 212 Headlee Labs Cook Campus 932-9341 [email protected] I. Evolution (lectures 21-25) The interaction between organisms and their environment The accumulation of inherited changes in populations over time II. Ecology (lectures 26-28) EVOLUTION - Recommended Reading Darwinian Evolution Chap. 17 Chap. 18 Sexual Selection pp. 996-998 Chap. 19
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Darwinian Evolution 2 ECOLOGY - Recommended Reading Population Ecology Chap. 51 Community Ecology Chap. 52 Ideas to explain Biodiversity
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Darwinian Evolution 3 Creationism 1619: Lucilio Vanini Galileo YOU ARE HERE The accumulated inherited changes in a population over time
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Darwinian Evolution 4 Lyell Lamarck Early Thinkers Darwin Malthus Lamarck’s acquired traits
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Darwinian Evolution 5 Individuals born with traits that make them best adapted for their environment are also the ones most likely to survive and produce offspring “I have called this principle, by which each slight variation, if useful, is preserved, Natural Selection” 1. Overproduction 2. Limits on population growth 3. Variation 4. Differential reproductive success Darwin’s Arguments for Natural Selection 1. Overproduction Organisms produce more offspring than can survive/reproduce
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GenBio_1_29_March_D - Darwinian Evolution Randy Gaugler Professor II Director Center for Vector Biology 212 Headlee Labs Cook Campus 932-9341

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