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BIOL 376 Evolutionary Biology (1)

Examination of the fundamental principles of modern evolutionary theory. Includes an overview of the development of Evolutionary Biology from the 18th century through today, in depth explorations of population genetic models describing evolutionary change, analysis of DNA sequence data to infer evolutionary processes, and the use of phylogenetic approaches to understand evolutionary theory. Applications of evolutionary theory to medicine and ecology, and human evolution will be discussed.

  • General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Natural Sciences
  • Prerequisite: BIOL 245W or BIOL 120, BIOL 231 and junior standing
  • Offering: Alternate springs
  • Instructor: Smith

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