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Spring 2013-2014
* EEB 324 (QR)   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Theoretical Ecology

Simon A. Levin

Current and classical theoretical issues in ecology and evolutionary biology. Emphasis will be on theories and concepts and on mathematical approaches. Topics will include population and community ecology, immunology and epidemiology, population genetics and evolutionary theory.

Sample reading list:
Hastings, Population Biology: Concepts and Models
various articles,

Reading/Writing assignments:
About ten textbook chapters to read, one project paper, several homework problem sets.

Take Home Mid term Exam - 30%
Take Home Final Exam - 35%
Papers - 20%
Class/Precept Participation - 5%
Problem set(s) - 10%

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
There is no limit on graduate enrollment..

Other information:
One year of calculus required. The lab scheduled is a computer lab.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
41041 L01 11:00:00 am - 12:20:00 pm M W   Lewis Library   138   Enrolled:16 Limit:30
41039 B01 07:30:00 pm - 08:50:00 pm T   Friend Center   007   Enrolled:12 Limit:15
41040 B02 01:30:00 pm - 02:50:00 pm Th   Friend Center   007   Enrolled:4 Limit:15