Ecology & Evolutionary Biology (BIOEE)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2015-2016.

BIOEE 1610

This course provides an introduction to ecology, covering interactions between organisms and the environment at scales of populations, communities, and ecosystems. Ecological principles are used to explore ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  3424BIOEE 1610  LEC 001

  • 3 or 4 credits; 4-credit option involves writing component and two disc sect per week. Biological sciences majors must take course for a letter grade.

  •  3426BIOEE 1610  DIS 201

  •  3427BIOEE 1610  DIS 202

  •  3428BIOEE 1610  DIS 203

  •  3429BIOEE 1610  DIS 204

  •  3430BIOEE 1610  DIS 205

  •  3431BIOEE 1610  DIS 206

  •  3432BIOEE 1610  DIS 207

  •  3434BIOEE 1610  DIS 209

  •  3435BIOEE 1610  DIS 210

  •  3436BIOEE 1610  DIS 211

  •  4352BIOEE 1610  DIS 212

  •  3437BIOEE 1610  DIS 213

  • 16498BIOEE 1610  DIS 214

BIOEE 1780

Considers explanations for pattern of diversity and the apparent good fit of organisms to the environment. Topics include the diversity of life, the genetics and developmental basis of evolutionary change, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2152BIOEE 1780  LEC 001

  • 4 -5 credit class. 5 credits involve writing component and 2 discussion sections per week; limited to 15 students per section in 5 credit option; interested students complete application first day of class. Students enrolled in the Galapagos/Writing Curriculum of BIOEE 1780 will travel to the Galapagos Islands over Spring Break.

  •  2154BIOEE 1780  DIS 201

  •  2155BIOEE 1780  DIS 202

  •  2156BIOEE 1780  DIS 203

  •  2157BIOEE 1780  DIS 204

  •  2158BIOEE 1780  DIS 206

  •  2159BIOEE 1780  DIS 207

  •  2160BIOEE 1780  DIS 208

  •  2161BIOEE 1780  DIS 209

  •  4175BIOEE 1780  DIS 210

  •  3478BIOEE 1780  DIS 211

  •  4176BIOEE 1780  DIS 212

  •  3479BIOEE 1780  DIS 213

BIOEE 2526

See BIOEE 2525 for description and learning outcomes. view course details

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  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 16211BIOEE 2526  LEC 001

    • MWCorson-Mudd A409
    • Jan 27 - Mar 18, 2016
    • Campagna, L

      Lovette, I

BIOEE 2740

Introductory course in vertebrate organismal biology that explores the structure and function of vertebrates with an emphasis on trends in vertebrate evolution. Lectures cover topics such as the origin ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2149BIOEE 2740  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: two majors-level biology courses. Course Fee: $25.

  •  2150BIOEE 2740  LAB 401

  •  2151BIOEE 2740  LAB 402

  •  3853BIOEE 2740  LAB 403

BIOEE 3690

Why are chilies so spicy? This course examines the chemical basis of interactions between species and is intended for students with a basic knowledge of chemistry and biology. Focuses on the ecology and ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Combined with: BIONB 3690ENTOM 3690

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1762BIOEE 3690  LEC 001

    • MWFCorson-Mudd A106
    • Agrawal, A

      Kessler, A

      Raguso, R

      Thaler, J

  • Prerequisite: one majors-level biology course and one semester introductory chemistry for majors or nonmajors or equivalents, or permission of instructor.

BIOEE 3750

This course offers students opportunities to work first hand with a variety of comparative morphological and embryological specimens; to learn techniques for preparation, photography and illustration; ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Graded

  •  4224BIOEE 3750  LAB 401

  • Prerequisite or corequisite: BIOEE 2740 or equivalent. Fee: $25.

BIOEE 4640

Advanced course in evolutionary biology centered on large-scale features of evolution. Areas of emphasis include phylogeny reconstruction, patterns and processes of speciation, the origin of evolutionary ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16395BIOEE 4640  LEC 001

  • Enrollment limited to 35 students. Prerequisite: BIOEE 1780 or permission of instructor. Interested graduate students are encouraged to preregister.

BIOEE 4750

Lectures cover various aspects of the biology of birds, including anatomy, physiology, systematics, evolution, behavior, ecology, and biogeography. Laboratory includes dissection of dead material, studies ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory.

  • 5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16397BIOEE 4750  LEC 001

  • Limited to 35 students. Prerequisite: permission of instructor by preregistering in E141 Corson Hall. Recommended: BIOEE 2740. Carpooling to lab of Ornithology necessary. Fee $15. Occasional field trips and special projects.

  • 16398BIOEE 4750  LAB 401

BIOEE 4790

Surveys the major groups of organisms and their evolutionary histories. Intended to fill out the biological backgrounds of Earth and atmospheric science students concerning the nature and significance ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: EAS 4790

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2676BIOEE 4790  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: two majors-level biology courses and either BIOEE 2740, BIOSM 3730, EAS 3010, or permission of instructor.

  •  2677BIOEE 4790  LAB 401

    • R
    • Allmon, W

  • The lab will be held at the Museum of the Earth. Transportation will be provided.

BIOEE 4920

The research apprenticeship aims to teach students critical hands-on research skills and team-building in a closely mentored environment. This research apprenticeship in a field marine setting will be ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 4-6 Credits Graded

  • 14973BIOEE 4920  FLD 801

  • Taught at Friday Harbor, WA. Prerequisites: Intro Biology or Intro Oceanography, and permission of instructor. This course is part of an off campus program at Friday Harbor Marine Labs that provides field research experience for advanced students in marine biology. You must apply to be accepted to the program by contacting the course coordinator Reyn Yoshioka (rmy27@cornell.edu).

BIOEE 4930

The course will take advantage of the species diversity of marine invertebrates in the Salish Sea of the Pacific Northwest, the huge variation in easily accessible field habitats and the excellent ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 6 Credits Graded

  • 14972BIOEE 4930  FLD 801

  • Taught at Friday Harbor, WA. Prerequisites: Intro Biology or equivalent. This course is part of an off campus program at Friday Harbor Marine Labs that provides field research experience for advanced students in marine biology. You must apply to be accepted to the program by contacting the course coordinator Reyn Yoshioka (rmy27@cornell.edu).

BIOEE 4940

The department offers "trial" courses or seminars under this number. Offerings vary by semester and are advertised by the department before the semester starts. Courses offered under this number will be ... view course details

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  •   Seven Week - Second. 

  • 1-6 Credits Graded

  • Topic: Ec&Biodiv Salish Seagrass Beds

  • 16468BIOEE 4940  LEC 001

  • Taught at Friday Harbor, WA. This course is part of an off campus program at Friday Harbor Marine Labs that provides field research experience for advanced students in marine biology. You must apply to be accepted to the program by contacting the course coordinator Reyn Yoshioka (rmy27@cornell.edu).

BIOEE 4980

Designed to give qualified undergraduate students teaching experience through actual involvement in planning and assisting in biology courses. This experience may include supervised participation in a ... view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  2162BIOEE 4980  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Limited enrollment. Prerequisites: previous enrollment in course to be taught or equivalent. Students must register using individual study form (Available online: http://cals.cornell.edu/academics/registrar/policies/#independent-study).

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18933BIOEE 4980  IND 607

    • TBA
    • Sturge, R

BIOEE 6602

Designed to give graduate students experience in defining questions and designing field investigations. The course is based at the Archbold Biological Station in central Florida over spring break and during ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16401BIOEE 6602  FLD 801

    • TBA
    • Greene, H

      Sparks, J

      Zamudio, K

    • TBA
    • Mar 25 - Apr 10, 2016
  • Prerequisite: graduate standing. Fee charged to help cover food and lodging for field trip to Florida.

BIOEE 6680

Lectures cover the biotic controls on the chemistry of the environment and the chemical control of ecosystem function. Emphasis is on cycles of major elements and minor elements globally and in selected ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16403BIOEE 6680  LEC 001

  • Limited to 10 students. Prerequisite: solid background in ecology, environmental chemistry, or related environmental science; for undergrads permission of instructor.

BIOEE 6900

Graduate-level discussion of the ecology, epidemiology, genetics, and evolution of infectious disease in animal and plant systems. Weekly discussion of research papers published in the primary scientific ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ENTOM 6900

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  3147BIOEE 6900  SEM 101

  • Organization Meeting will be held Thursday, January 28 at 11:00am in Corson Hall, room A306

BIOEE 7600

Independent or group-intensive study of special topics of current interest. Content varies each semester. view course details

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Independent Study in E&EB

  •  2674BIOEE 7600  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Staff

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Syllabi: none
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  • 3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: Intro to Modeling in E&EB

  • 16504BIOEE 7600  SEM 102

    • TBA
    • Ellner, S

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Syllabi: none
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  • 3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: Scientific Illustration and Avian Diversity

  • 19017BIOEE 7600  SEM 103

    • TBA
    • Lovette, I

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Syllabi: none
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  • 3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: Scientific Illustration in Avian Ecology

  • 19018BIOEE 7600  SEM 104

    • TBA
    • Lovette, I

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Syllabi: none
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  • 3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: Scientific Illustration in Avian Evolutionary Biol

  • 19019BIOEE 7600  SEM 105

    • TBA
    • Lovette, I

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Syllabi: none
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  • 3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • Topic: Scientific Illustration in Avian Conservation

  • 19020BIOEE 7600  SEM 106

    • TBA
    • Lovette, I

BIOEE 7640

Group intensive study of current research in plant-insect interactions. Topics vary from semester to semester but include chemical defense, coevolution, insect community structure, population regulation, ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Combined with: BIONB 7640ENTOM 7640

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  2163BIOEE 7640  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Agrawal, A

      Kessler, A

      Poveda, K

      Raguso, R

      Thaler, J

  • Permission of instructor required for undergraduate students. May be repeated for credit.

BIOEE 8990

Thesis research conducted by an M.S. student in the field of ecology and evolutionary biology with advice and consultation of a major professor who is a member of the field. view course details

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2164BIOEE 8990  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Enrollment limited to: students in the field of ecology and evolutionary biology.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3213BIOEE 8990  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Dhondt, A

  • Enrollment limited to: students in the field of ecology and evolutionary biology.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3214BIOEE 8990  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Lovette, I

  • Enrollment limited to: students in the field of ecology and evolutionary biology.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3508BIOEE 8990  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Howarth, R

  • Enrollment limited to: students in the field of ecology and evolutionary biology.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3634BIOEE 8990  RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Winkler, D

  • Enrollment limited to: students in the field of ecology and evolutionary biology.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3810BIOEE 8990  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Bemis, W

  • Enrollment limited to: students in the field of ecology and evolutionary biology.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3880BIOEE 8990  RSC 707

    • TBA
    • Power, A

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  4232BIOEE 8990  RSC 708

    • TBA
    • Hairston, N

BIOEE 9990

Dissertation research conducted by a Ph.D. student in the field of ecology and evolutionary biology with advice and consultation of a major professor who is a member of the field. view course details

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  2165BIOEE 9990  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Staff

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. students in the field of ecology and evolutionary biology.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3190BIOEE 9990  RSC 702

    • TBA
    • Agrawal, A

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. students in the field of ecology and evolutionary biology.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3191BIOEE 9990  RSC 703

    • TBA
    • Clark, A

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. students in the field of ecology and evolutionary biology.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3192BIOEE 9990  RSC 704

    • TBA
    • Dhondt, A

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. students in the field of ecology and evolutionary biology.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3193BIOEE 9990  RSC 705

    • TBA
    • Ellner, S

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. students in the field of ecology and evolutionary biology.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3194BIOEE 9990  RSC 706

    • TBA
    • Fitzpatrick, J

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. students in the field of ecology and evolutionary biology.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3195BIOEE 9990  RSC 707

    • TBA
    • Flecker, A

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. students in the field of ecology and evolutionary biology.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3196BIOEE 9990  RSC 708

    • TBA
    • Geber, M

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. students in the field of ecology and evolutionary biology.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3197BIOEE 9990  RSC 709

    • TBA
    • Goodale, C

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. students in the field of ecology and evolutionary biology.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3198BIOEE 9990  RSC 710

    • TBA
    • Hairston, N

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. students in the field of ecology and evolutionary biology.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3199BIOEE 9990  RSC 711

    • TBA
    • Harrison, R

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. students in the field of ecology and evolutionary biology.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3200BIOEE 9990  RSC 712

    • TBA
    • Harvell, C

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. students in the field of ecology and evolutionary biology.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3201BIOEE 9990  RSC 713

    • TBA
    • Kessler, A

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. students in the field of ecology and evolutionary biology.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3202BIOEE 9990  RSC 714

    • TBA
    • Lovette, I

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. students in the field of ecology and evolutionary biology.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3203BIOEE 9990  RSC 715

    • TBA
    • McCune, A

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. students in the field of ecology and evolutionary biology.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3204BIOEE 9990  RSC 716

    • TBA
    • Power, A

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. students in the field of ecology and evolutionary biology.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3205BIOEE 9990  RSC 717

    • TBA
    • Sparks, J

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. students in the field of ecology and evolutionary biology.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3206BIOEE 9990  RSC 718

    • TBA
    • Thaler, J

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. students in the field of ecology and evolutionary biology.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3207BIOEE 9990  RSC 719

    • TBA
    • Winkler, D

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. students in the field of ecology and evolutionary biology.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3208BIOEE 9990  RSC 720

    • TBA
    • Zamudio, K

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. students in the field of ecology and evolutionary biology.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3209BIOEE 9990  RSC 721

    • TBA
    • Fitzpatrick, J

      Flecker, A

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. students in the field of ecology and evolutionary biology.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3210BIOEE 9990  RSC 722

    • TBA
    • Clark, A

      Fitzpatrick, J

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. students in the field of ecology and evolutionary biology.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3211BIOEE 9990  RSC 723

    • TBA
    • Flecker, A

      Hairston, N

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. students in the field of ecology and evolutionary biology.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3212BIOEE 9990  RSC 724

    • TBA
    • Dhondt, A

      Stanhope, M

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. students in the field of ecology and evolutionary biology.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3421BIOEE 9990  RSC 725

    • TBA
    • Greene, C

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. students in the field of ecology and evolutionary biology.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3422BIOEE 9990  RSC 726

    • TBA
    • Bemis, W

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. students in the field of ecology and evolutionary biology.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3423BIOEE 9990  RSC 727

    • TBA
    • Harrison, R

      Lovette, I

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. students in the field of ecology and evolutionary biology.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3505BIOEE 9990  RSC 728

    • TBA
    • Searle, J

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. students in the field of ecology and evolutionary biology.

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Syllabi: none
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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3506BIOEE 9990  RSC 729

    • TBA
    • Drinkwater, L

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. students in the field of ecology and evolutionary biology.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3597BIOEE 9990  RSC 730

    • TBA
    • Howarth, R

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. students in the field of ecology and evolutionary biology.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3606BIOEE 9990  RSC 731

    • TBA
    • Dhondt, A

      Fitzpatrick, J

  • Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. students in the field of ecology and evolutionary biology.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3811BIOEE 9990  RSC 732

    • TBA
    • Drinkwater, L

      Power, A

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  •  3848BIOEE 9990  RSC 733

    • TBA
    • Reed, R

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 16469BIOEE 9990  RSC 734

    • TBA
    • Fahey, T

      Goodale, C

  • Enrollment limited to PhD students in the field of ecology and evolutionary biology.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 16470BIOEE 9990  RSC 735

    • TBA
    • Harrison, R

      McCune, A

  • Enrollment limited to PhD students in the field of ecology of evolutionary biology.

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 18732BIOEE 9990  RSC 736

    • TBA
    • Searle, J

      Sparks, J

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  • 1-15 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 18887BIOEE 9990  RSC 737

    • TBA
    • Fahey, T