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EVOLUTION AND BIODIVERSITY
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Australia - University of Sydney - 'Australian Universities'
UC Course SubjectBiological Sciences
Number & Suffix: 135
Full UC Title: EVOLUTION AND BIODIVERSITY 
Transcript Title: EVOL & BIODIVERSITY 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: How did the diversity of life arise? Why are there so many species? Why do animals and plants seem so well designed for their environments? How do we explain patterns of distribution across continents? These are some of the key questions that are examined in this course. It begins with a survey of the history of evolutionary thought, Darwinian evolution, systematics, and genetics. The course provides training in the principles, methods, and applications of evolutionary biology including systems of classification, the genetics of speciation and hybrid zones, molecular evolution, reconstruction of phylogenies, population genetics, historical interpretation of geographic distributions, evolution of sex, adaptation, human evolution, and selfish gene theory. Examples from a broad range of organisms and data sources are used throughout the course. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: EVOLUTION AND BIODIVERSITY 
Partner University Department: Biological Sciences 
Partner University Course Number: BIOL3044