Fish 497 Marine Evolutionary Biology

Fish 497 Marine Evolutionary Biology

fish 497 marine evolutionary biology​

Week

 

Date

Lecture Topic

Readings

Lab / Discussion

Wk01

M

30-Mar

Why is evolution important for Marine Biology?

Carroll 2014

 
 

W

1-Apr

The tools of evolution

Sec 1.1, 3.2

 
 

F

3-Apr

Geobiology and the history of life I

Sec 3.3, 3.4

 

Wk2

M

6-Apr

Geobiology and the history of life II

Sec 3.5, 3.6

Reading the genetic code, selection

 

W

8-Apr

Micro and Macro mutations

Sec 5.2-5.3

 

F

10-Apr

Hardy-Weinberg and worksheet

Sec 6.1 - 6.3

Wk3

M

13-Apr

Selection and adaptation and worksheet

pp 166-175, 7.2

Pop gen simulations

 

W

15-Apr

Genetic Drift and inbreeding

Sec 6.4-6.5, 6.7

 
 

F

17-Apr

Exam I

   

Wk4

M

20-Apr

Dispersal and population structure and worksheet

Sec 13.3

Selection and Population structure

 

W

22-Apr

Species and Speciation

Sec 13.1, 13.2, 13.6

 

F

24-Apr

Speciation and Tree Thinking and handout 

Sec 4.1-4.3

Wk5

M

27-Apr

Tree thinking and hypothesis testing handout

Sec 4.4

Constructing trees, gene trees and species trees

 

W

29-Apr

Tree Thinking: molecular phylogenies and 16s input and AC3 input

p134-135, Sec 10.2

 

F

1-May

Micro and macroevolution

14.1-14.3

Wk6

M

4-May

Adaptive Radiations, Mass Extinctions

Sec 14.4 - 14.7

Paper presentations (lab 5) and Research projects

 

W

6-May

Diversity of Marine Bacteria and Archaea

No Reading

 

F

8-May

Primary and Secondary Endosymbiosis

sec 15.4-15.5

Wk7

M

11-May

Exam II

 

 

 

W

13-May

Animal Body Plans

10.3, 10.5

 

F

15-May

Animal Body Plans

 

Wk8

M

18-May

Sexual selection

sec 11.1-6

Animal body plans

 

W

20-May

Evolution of life histories

sec 12.1, 12.2

 

F

22-May

Review talks

 

Wk9

M

25-May

Memorial Day

 

No lab

 

W

27-May

Evolution of life histories II

 
 

F

29-May

Conflict and cooperation

 15.1-3

Wk10

M

1-Jun

Adaption to Different Marine Environments

Bioinformatics

 

W

3-Jun

Adaption to Different Marine Environments

 
 

F

5-Jun

Adaption to Different Marine Environments

 

Wk 11

   

Exam III

   

 

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