F13 lecture 1 v2

F13 lecture 1 v2

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Unformatted text preview: grade •  Bio 321 –  2 mid terms (40% total) –  final exam (25%) –  brief wriYen review of a primary literature paper (10%) (more on this later) –  aYendance/clicker quizzes (10%) –  3 homework problem sets (15% total) basis of grade •  BEE 577 –  2 mid terms (30% total) –  final exam (25% total) –  oral presenta6on of a primary literature paper or project (10%)(more on this later) –  short essay on current EGG topic (10%) –  aYendance/clicker quizzes (10%) –  3 homework problem sets (15% total) let’s test the clicker system •  Set your clicker to Channel 41 –  This will be the channel we will use all semester Are you currently here? A.  Yes B.  No C.  I don’t know where I am? We will use clickers for real star6ng Thursday •  Thursday: quiz on this lecture material at beginning of lecture –  Be on 6me terms •  defini6on of fitness –  the survival + reproduc6ve success of an individual •  can be defined over >1 genera6on •  ogen use fitness proxies – traits that are posi6vely correlated with fitness, examples? •  defini6on of ecology –  back in the day: how organisms live in nature •  this has become physiological ecology, behavioral ecology –  these days – the above but also (and more empha6cally) – the distribu6on of species and communi6es across space and 6me in the environment •  ecologically important traits = traits important for fitness –  examples? adapta6on, phenotypic evolu6on •  adapta6on/phenoypic evolu6on in current popula6ons (ex6nct popula6ons can also be studied) –  defini6on of phenotypic evolu6on – a change in a phenotypic trait due to gene6c change from one genera6on to the next or over mul6ple genera6ons •  popula6on gene6c defini6on of evolu6on: a change in allele frequency in a popula6on from one genera6on to the next –  4 processes can c...
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