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BIO342H5

Course Name
Evolutionary Biology

Description
An introduction to the concepts and importance of evolutionary biology. The course will focus on how genetic variation arises and is maintained, mechanisms of evolutionary change and how these mechanisms lead to adaptation, sexual selection, speciation and co-evolution. Throughout the course we will consider how fossils, experiments, genetics and molecular systematics can be used to understand evolution. [24L, 12T]

Prerequisite
BIO207H5

Recommended
BIO360H5/STA215H5 (strongly recommended)