BIOD52H3 Biodiversity and Conservation

A seminar exploration of current topics in biodiversity and conservation, including genetic, organismal, and community levels.  Examples include DNA barcoding, adaptive radiations, phylogenetic trees, and biodiversity hotspots.   Skills development in critical thinking and interpretation of the primary literature is emphasized, with coursework involving group presentations, discussions, and written analyses.

Prerequisite: 
Enrolment Limits: 
30
Breadth Requirements: 
Natural Sciences