2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
    Dec 04, 2021  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIOL 256 - Biology of Symbiosis


This course focuses on the ecological and evolutionary aspects of symbioses, the intimate associations among different species that are ubiquitous in nature. Examples of symbioses include lichens, corals and pollination syndromes. Lectures introduce general theory regarding evolution and ecology of symbioses, and student-led discussions are based on primary research articles focusing on specific systems.

Prerequisites: BIOL 100 , BIOL 101  or BIOL 103 , and BIOL 102  and BIOL 118  .

Anticipated Terms Offered: Offered every other year.