Instructor: Sanjay P Sane
Credits: 3
Course Outline:

MECHANISMS OF EVOLUTION: Darwinian evolution, evolution of populations, origin of species, phylogeny and systematics, study of biological diversity ; EVOLUTIONARY HISTORY OF BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY: Prokaryotes, origins of eukaryotic diversity, plant diversity, fungi, invertebrate and vertebrate evolution;

ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY: Animal form and function, nutrition, circulation, gas exchange, immune system, homeostasis, chemical signaling ; reproduction, development, neurobiology; ECOLOGY: Ecology and the Biosphere, Behavioral Ecology, Population Ecology, Community Ecology, Ecosystems, Conservation Biology, Restoration Ecology

Course Term: Aug Term - 2017
Course Year: 2017/2018