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BIOL 359W Molecular Ecology (1)

This course surveys applications of genetic data to empirical problems in Ecology, Animal Behavior, Evolution, and Conservation Biology. Topics include measuring relatedness, determining paternity, phylogenetic inference and the estimation of population genetic parameters. The course includes lectures, discussion of primary literature, laboratory exercises using tools in molecular biology and computer-aided methods in bioinformatics, and independent research.

  • General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Writing-centered
  • Prerequisite: BIOL 125, BIOL 130
  • Recommended: BIOL 376 or BIOL 333
  • Offering: Fall
  • Instructor: Smith