BIOL 5088 1.5: ADVANCED TOPICS IN ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION

Term: Winter 2020
Course Director: Laurence Packer
Day and Location: Wednesdays from 1:30 to 4:30 pm
Course Dates: Feb 5 - Mar 18
Course ID.:  J36D01

Description:

This  course will introduce graduate students to classical and recent literature in Ecology and Evolution, outline the current state of the field, and explain the contribution of novel experimental and empirical approaches to solving evolutionary and ecological questions.  Students will also be exposed to the latest methodological innovations in the field.

Evaluation:

Class Participation: 20%

Oral presentations: 50%

Synthesis Essay: 30%

Faculty Resources:

Bridget Stutchbury, Joel Shore, Dawn Bazely, Amro Zayed, Roberto Quinlan, Norman Yan, Sapna Sharma, Chris Lortie, Laurence Packer, and Jan Sapp.