evolution syllabus - Zhang (2003) Ch. 6.3, Supplement Ch....

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BI0 370 FALL 2008 Juenger/Linder Date Day Lecture Topics Undergraduate Readings 3rd Ed. Text 4th Ed. Text 28-Aug Th Lecture 1 Introduction, Business, Scope no discussion sections Ch. 2 Ch. 2 2-Sep Tu Lecture 2 no discussion sections Ch. 4 Ch. 5 4-Sep Th Lecture 3 Genetics review Mayr; Darwin 8-Sep M First Discussion Meetings 9-Sep Tu Lecture 4 Variation Ch. 8 Ch. 9 11-Sep Th Lecture 5 The Theory of Natural Selection 16-Sep Tu Lecture 6 Population Structure: Part 1 Cody & Overton; Diamond Ch. 5 Ch. 6 18-Sep Th First Exam 23-Sep Tu Lecture 7 Population Structure: Part 2 Ridley Ch. 6 Ch. 7 24-Sep Weds Last day to drop without penalty 25-Sep Th Lecture 8 Sexual Selection Ch. 10 Ch. 11 30-Sep Tu Lecture 9 The Evolution of Sex Colgrave Ch. 7.3 Ch. 8.3 2-Oct Th Lecture 10 Units of Selection Ch. 11 Ch. 12 7-Oct Tu Lecture 11 Life History Evolution Ch. 12 Ch. 13 9-Oct Th Lecture 12 Applied evolution 14-Oct Tu Second Exam 16-Oct Th Lecture 13 Molecular Evolution: Part 1 Ch. 4 Ch. 5 21-Oct Tu Lecture 14 Molecular Evolution: Part 2
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Unformatted text preview: Zhang (2003) Ch. 6.3, Supplement Ch. 7.3, Supplement 23-Oct Th Lecture 15 Speciation: Part 1 Ch. 15 Ch. 16 28-Oct Tu Lecture 16 Speciation: Part 2 Coyne (1994); Mallet (2001) 30-Oct Th Lecture 17 Speciation: Part 3 4-Nov Tu Lecture 18 Classification & Phylogeny Ch. 14 Ch. 4 6-Nov Th Third Exam 11-Nov Tu Lecture 19 Phylogenetic methods Gee (2003); Bourlat et al. (2003) Ch. 14 Ch. 4 13-Nov Th Lecture 20 The Comparative Method Ch. 9 Ch. 10 18-Nov Tu Lecture 21 Coevolution Erwin et al. (1997) Supplement Supplement 20-Nov Th Lecture 22 Orgin of Life, early evolution, & fossil record Ch. 16 & 17 Ch. 17 & 18 25-Nov Tu Lecture 23 Rates of evolution No discussion sections 27-Nov Th Thanksgiving Holiday 2-Dec Tu Lecture 24 Developmental evolution Caroll (2000) Ch 18 Ch. 19 4-Dec Th Lecture 25 Extinction Supplement Supplement Final Exam: during exam week (time, day, location to be scheduled by the University)...
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