Lec 1-1 - NS/Anth 2750 Course outline and...

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NS/Anth 2750 Course outline and lecture/discussion topics Introduction to Evolution A case for evolutionary thinking: Understanding HIV Discussion section : Creationism, Intelligent Design & Evolution Evolutionary Forces Cellular basis of variability and Evolution Genetics and microevolution Discussion section : Evolutionary Medicine Evolution and speciation Discussion section Neutral theory & Natural selection Prelim I Interpreting hominid fossil skeletons Discussion section : Hominin fossil casts-Demonstration I Evolution of bipedal locomotion Discussion section : Hominin fossil casts-Demonstration II Who were the Neandertals? Estimating the evolutionary tree Discussion section : Fraud in science-The Piltdown case Molecular phylogeny and our place in nature Concepts of human biological adaptation Discussion section : Problems of studying natural selection in humans Methods of studying human adaptation Human adaptation to heat Discussion section : Morphological adaptations Human Adaptation to cold Nutrition and adaptation Prelim II
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NS/Anth 275 NS/Anth 2750
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This note was uploaded on 01/06/2010 for the course NS 2750 taught by Professor Haas&gu during the Fall '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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Lec 1-1 - NS/Anth 2750 Course outline and...

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