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Graduate Record 2020-2021 
Graduate Record 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

BIOL 7380 - Evolution and Ecology of Development

From the seahorse’s body to the venus flytrap’s jaws to the human brain, nature abounds with amazing adaptations. This interdisciplinary course explores how and why such biodiversity evolves as well as what limits diversity. Lectures and case studies will focus on core concepts, recent advances, and integrative approaches, placing special emphasis on the interplay between gene regulatory networks, the environment, and population genetics. Prerequisite: BIOL 3010, BIOL 3020