Schedule

Lecture Schedule

DateTopicReadings
01/09/17Introduction
01/11/17HIVChapter 1
01/13/17Darwinian revolution and the lives of Darwin and Wallace2.1, 2.2, 2.3
01/16/17Martin Luther King Dayno classes
01/18/17Natural selection: theory and definitions3
01/20/17Phylogenetic inference4
01/23/17Mutation and genetic variation 6.4
01/25/17Microevolution 1 – selection 6.1, 6.2
01/27/17Microevolution 2 – mutation & migration 6.3, 6.4
01/30/17Microevolution 3 – random drift 7
02/01/17

Midterm 1

02/03/17Molecular evolution 7.3
02/06/17Linkage disequilibrium and the evolution of sex 8
02/08/17Sexual selection 11
02/10/17The evolution of mating systems 9
02/13/17Selection on quantitative characters 10
02/15/17The adaptationist program 12
02/17/17Kin selection
02/20/17President's dayno classes
02/22/17

Midterm-2

02/24/17Life history evolution 13
02/27/17Evolution and human health 14
03/01/17Evolutionary genomics
03/03/17Species concepts
03/06/17Speciation
03/08/17The origin of life
03/10/17The Cambrian explosion
03/13/17Evolution and development
03/15/17Human evolution
03/17/17

Final