Bis2CFall10.Lecture1

Bis2CFall10.Lecture1 - Lecture 1: BIS 002C BIODIVERSITY AND...

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Lecture 1: BIS 002C BIODIVERSITY AND THE TREE OF LIFE FALL 2010 Lecture 1: Introduction 1
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Where we are going and where we have been • Previous lecture : Bis2B • Current Lecture: 1: Introduction • Next Lecture: 2: Phylogenetic trees 2
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Lecture 1 Outline • Introduction and administrative details Overview of course Administrative Details • Introduction to the “Tree of Life” and phylogeny A. Phylogeny and phylogenetic trees B. Oversimplifications of trees C. Bis 002C vs. Tree of Life D. Uses of phylogeny E. A movie 3
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Diversity of life 4
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Diversity of life 5
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The tree of life refers to the concept that all living organisms are related to one another through shared ancestry. This evolutionary history – or phylogeny – can be represented by a kind of branching diagram called a tree . A tree is a simplified model of the genealogy of life. In this course we will survey the diversity of life by exploring different parts of the tree of life. The tree of life and phylogeny 6
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Goals of the class • Understand major concepts relating to phylogeny and the diversity of life Phylogenetic trees Using phylogeny to study diversity of life Inferring phylogenetic trees “Tree thinking” • Learn facts relating to the phylogeny and biodiversity of life Major lineages of organisms Features of these organisms Major events in evolutionary history 7
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People of Bis 002C • Faculty: Jonathan Eisen: jaeisen@ucdavis.edu James Doyle: jadoyle@ucdavis.edu Susan Keen: slkeen@ucdavis.edu • Course staff: Tom Goliber: tgoliber@ucdavis.edu Hoorin Sandhu: hsandhu@ucdavis.edu • Many TAs: 8
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Schedule • Section A: MWF: 11:00-11:50 AM SocSci1100 M: 6:10-7:00 PM 194 Chemistry • Section B: MWF: 3:10-4:00 PM 123 SciLec M: 7:10-8:00 PM 194 Chemistry • Midterm 1: Monday, October 18th, 2nd Lecture • Midterm 2: Monday, November 8th, 2nd Lecture • Final Exam: Section A: December 7th, 10:30 AM -12:30 PM Section B: December 6th 8:00 AM - 12:00 AM 9
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SmartSite • Smartsite will be location for many course postings, discussions and functions. • Podcasts
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2010 for the course BIS 2C 54181 taught by Professor Eisen during the Fall '10 term at UC Davis.

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Bis2CFall10.Lecture1 - Lecture 1: BIS 002C BIODIVERSITY AND...

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