L1 EvolutionOverview4-11

L1 EvolutionOverview4-11 - Part 3 Evolution Annalisa Berta...

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Part 3 Evolution Annalisa Berta Office: LS 250 Office Hours: T/Th 12:30-1:30pm or by appt. aberta@sunstroke.sdsu.edu 594-5392
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Textbook Evolutionary Analysis 4th ed. Scott Freeman and Jon C. Herron Readings for each chapter indicated in course schedule on Blackboard Lecture ppts. available on Blackboard (Under Course Documents) Emphasis delivered in class (bring ppts. and take notes) Tuesdays- Discussion questions (5-10 min.)
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- Quizzes announced in class. Two quizzes, each with 10 questions worth 2 points per question. - Practice Quizzes on Blackboard (iQuizzes) - Final is 100 points (only Evolution section )
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Lecture 1 - Introduction I. What is evolution? II. Signs of evolution. III. Why is evolutionary biology important?
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I. What is Evolution? Evolution of Mickey Mouse Stephen J. Gould
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I. What is Evolution? Change in gene frequencies over time (population genetics) genetic changes in organisms through time that lead to differences among them Descent with Modification (Darwin)
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I. What is Evolution? Descent with Modification: Descent : all organisms are related through common ancestors (reproduction) Modification : changes that fit organisms to a particular way of life (genetic component) mutation genetic recombination
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I. What is Evolution? Descent with modification: Changes in organisms that are passed from parent to offspring, through time, generation after generation. But, evolution is much more than this. ...
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I. What is Evolution? Evolution is the central organizing concept of biology “Nothing makes sense in biology, except in the light of evolution.” - Theodosius Dobzhansky (1900-1975)
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Evolution and Ecology Update “Nothing in evolutionary biology makes sense except in the light of ecology” - P. and R. Grant 2008 “Nothing is evolution or ecology makes sense except in light of the other” - Pelletier et al. 2009 • Feedback loops between evolution and ecology
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Evolutionary Biology addresses these types of questions: Why are there so many kinds of organisms? Where did all these organisms come from?
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