|Day||Time||Lecture - Lecturer - [additional info]|
|[Lectures are in Medical Sciences, H.O. Schild Pharmacology Lecture Theatre]|
|T 8 Jan||1:00||Course outline; Mendelian genetics and evolution - KF - [History of evolution links]|
|Th 10 Jan||1:00||Selection and the single gene - JM|
|T 15 Jan||1:00||Evolution of genetic diversity - JM|
|Th 17 Jan||1:00||Mutation as a source of variation - KF|
|T 22 Jan||1:00||Inbreeding and neutral evolution - JM|
|Th 24 Jan||1:00||Selection on more than one gene - JM|
|T 29 Jan||1:00||Chromosomal evolution - JM|
|W 30 Jan||
Tutorial 1 - Work due in by Fri 25 January in Wolfson House Office
|Th 31 Jan||1:00||Quantitative characters - KF|
|T 5 Feb||1:00||Evolution of quantitative characters - KF|
|Th 7 Feb||1:00||Frequency dependent selection - KF|
|T 12 Feb||1:00||[SEXUAL SELECTION VIDEO! (Optional but highly recommended)]|
|W 13 Feb
||Darwin's Birthday Party - The Natural History Museum (optional)|
|Th 14 Feb||1:00||Evolution of sex and sexual selection - JM|
|T 19 Feb||1:00||Evolution in space and time - JM|
|W 20 Feb
||Tutorial 2 - Work due in by Fri 15 February in Wolfson House Office|
|Th 21 Feb||1:00||Mimicry - JM|
|T 26 Feb||1:00||Biodiversity and species - JM|
|Th 28 Feb||1:00||The origins of species - JM|
|T 4 Mar||1:00||Molecular evolution - KD|
|Th 6 Mar||1:00||Conservation genetics - KD|
|T 11 Mar||1:00||Evolutionary trees and their uses - KF - [NEW! Estimate a phylogeny yourself!]|
|W 12 Mar||Tutorial 3 - Work due in by Fri 7 March in Wolfson House Office|
|Th 13 Mar||1:00||Artificial selection - KF|
|T 18 Mar||1:00|
|Th 20 Mar||1:00||NO LECTURE END OF TERM!|
We ask you to download and print out the short
note-form handouts (links) online a few hrs before each lecture.
JM = James Mallet ext. 020-7679-7412 email: email@example.com; KF = Kevin Fowler ext. 020-7679-7424 email: firstname.lastname@example.org; KD = Kanchon Dasmahapatra ext. 020-7679-5100.
TUTORIALS: Total of three, W 10-11, W1-2 or Th 2-3 in various rooms, every 3-4 weeks, starting early in the term. Alternative times may also be arranged if necessary.
See also: COURSE OUTLINE; READING LIST; LECTURE READINGS; SAMPLE EXAMS; ONLINE COURSE MANUAL
BIOL2008 Spain Ecological
Genetics Field Course: 10 days within approx. 2-14 Apr 2008.
NOTE: If you do not have an EU passport, you must URGENTLY contact the Spanish Consulate, for an interview (need at least 3 months to arrange interview for visa).
BIOL2008 Field Course Essay due: End of Spring Term, Wed 19 Mar 2008. Titles to be arranged.