Biology | Evolution
L567 | 27748 | Lively, C
Course format: Lecture/discussion: 10:00A-11:15A, TR, MY 209.
Prerequisites: Graduate standing in Psychology or Biology or consent
Course description: This is a graduate course in evolution, focusing
on the theoretical underpinnings. Topics include basic quantitative
genetics, basic population genetics, genetic drift, life-history
theory, evolution of sex, sexual selection, evolution of social
behavior and speciation.
Required text: None.
Weekly assignments: Readings from primary literature.
Exams/papers: One midterm exam and on final exam.