IB 499 B - Discussions in Integrative Bio - Ecology & Evolution in Aquatic
Seminars, discussions, research project presentations, readings, and reviews of special topics in integrative biology. Course Information: 1 undergraduate hour. 1 graduate hour. Approved for S/U grading only. May be repeated if topics vary. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
This course addresses the integrative biology of aquatic habitats: from small storm-water ponds to lakes, we address the integration of the abiotic and biotic elements of ecosystems to address three questions: 1. How do ecological and evolutionary processes interact to shape life-history variation- 2. How do feedbacks between genetic and species diversity influence metacommunity dynamics- 3. How do ecological and evolutionary processes interact to shape the distribution and abundance of disease- We will focus primary readings of data-driven published papers and meta-analyses, whether from the peer-reviewed literature or from the presenting students- own research projects.
Option 1Number of Required Visit(s): 0
Course Level: Graduate