BIOL 3300

EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY

(Lab Required) (Formerly BOTN 3000, ZOOL 3000) Evolution is the ultimate cause of biological diversity. This course introduces the major questions and research methods in evolutionary biology. Topics include evolutionary genetics, adaptation, speciation, and the reconstruction of evolutionary history. Not to be held with the former 022.400. Prerequisites: a “C” or better in one of BIOL 2500 (BOTN 2460, 001.246), BIOL 2501 (BOTN 2461), or PLNT 2520 (039.252); and any one of the following with a minimum grade of “C”: BIOL 2200 (ZOOL 2600, 022.260), BIOL 2210 (ZOOL 2320, 022.232), BIOL 2231 (ZOOL 2501, 022.250F), BIOL 2240 (BOTN 2110, 001.211), BIOL 2260 (BOTN 2210, 001.221), BIOL 2261, BIOL 3260 (BOTN 2290, 001.229); or consent of department.

Winter 2019 sections

Lecture section

  • A01
    Instructor: Jeffrey Marcus
    CRN: 52133
    Lecture Location: TBA
    Dates: January 07 – April 09
    Slot 7: 12:30 PM–1:20 PM, M.W.F.

Lab sections

  • B01
    Instructor: Jeffrey Marcus
    CRN: 52134
    Tutorial Location: TBA
    Dates: January 07 – April 09
    Time: 2:30 PM–5:15 PM, W.
  • B02
    Instructor: Jeffrey Marcus
    CRN: 56141
    Tutorial Location: TBA
    Dates: January 07 – April 09
    Time: 2:30 PM–5:15 PM, Th.

Important Dates

October 3: Fee Payment Deadline Fall Term

October 4 – October 5: Fall Term break (No classes)

October 8: Thanksgiving Day (University Closed)

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Dr. Maud Ferrari — Friday, October 5 at 3 p.m., 207 Buller.

General seminar: Crackerjack Seminar — Friday, October 12 at 3 p.m., 207 Buller.

General seminar: Crackerjack Seminar — Friday, October 19 at 3 p.m., 207 Buller.

General seminar: Dr. Ari Friedlaender — Friday, October 26 at 3 p.m., 207 Buller.