Evolutionary Bio ch 1

Evolutionary Bio ch 1 - Welcome to Biol 3306 Evolutionary...

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Welcome to Biol 3306 Evolutionary Biology
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Today’s tasks Introductions Course mechanics What is evolution?
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who are you?
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who am i?
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course info Professors: Dr. Becky Zufall (~Jan 17-Feb 28) Dr. Tony Frankino (~Mar 1- Apr 24) You may attend either section: T/Th 10-11:30 SR 116 T/Th 4-5:30 SEC 102
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Genetics is a prerequisite You must already know: What mutations are and how new alleles are formed How DNA replication, transcription, and translation work The processes of mitosis and meiosis Dominance/recessivity Recombination ...
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course website http://biol3306s12.blogspot.com/
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textbook Textbook (required): Evolutionary Analysis (2007) 4th ed., Freeman and Herron Textbook companion website: http:// wps.prenhall.com/ esm_freeman_evol_4/
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exams 3 midterms and a comprehensive fnal your lowest midterm grade will be dropped there will be no lecture on exam day Administered through CASA: www.casa.uh.edu Multiple choice and essay
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grades 2/3 midterm exams (25 points x 2) fnal exam (50 points) 100 points A: 85-100 B: 70-84 C: 55-69 D: 45-54 F: 0-44
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syllabus
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approach this course It’s cumulative. Don’t get left behind. Many themes will run throughout the course: Ftness, selection, adaptation. .. Practice problems, study groups, and ofFce hours. Slides are NOT your notes.
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