|This course may be repeated for credit.|
|Certificates: Environmental Studies|
Presentation and active discussion of current research articles in evolutionary biology. Each semester the class will choose one theme within evolutionary biology to be the focus of discussion. Themes from recent semesters have included co-evolution, speciation, phylogenetic approaches for investigating natural selection, the role of competition in evolution, evolution of host-parasite relationships, and the evolution of behavior. Articles for discussion generally come from the journals EVOLUTION, AMERICAN NATURALIST, GENETICS, SCIENCE, and NATURE.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Student Option|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CES)(CIS)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Journal articles, to be announced.
|Examination and Assignments: |
Participation in discussions about journal articles presented. Each student will present and lead discussion on one journal article during the semester.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Undergraduates may take this course up to two times for a letter grade and up to four times for credit towards graduation.
Interested undergraduate students with significant background in evolutionary biology should contact one of the instructors to schedule an interview.
|Instructor(s): Burke,Ann Campbell Cohan,Frederick M. Singer,Michael Sultan,Sonia Times: ..T.... 12:00PM-01:00PM; Location: TBA|
|Permission of Instructor Required|
Enrollment capacity: 10
|Permission of instructor will be granted during the drop/add period. Students must submit either a ranked or unranked drop/add request for this course.|
|Drop/Add Enrollment Requests|
|Total Submitted Requests: 0||1st Ranked: 0||2nd Ranked: 0||3rd Ranked: 0||4th Ranked: 0||Unranked: 0|