Course format: Senimar: 1:00P-2:15P, TR, JH A514. Requirements: Ecology and genetics and consent of instructor. Open to graduates only. Course description: We will examine the processes that influence the distribution and abundance of organisms. We will develop the conceptual foundations of population ecology, the interactions between populations, and the dynamics within communities. Required text: None. Weekly assignments: TBA. Exams/papers: TBA.