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Salem, Oregon 97301

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BIOL 359 (W) 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. BIOL 376 and BIOL 333 recommended

  • Offering: Fall
  • Instructor: Smith