I teach two courses:
Bio 113/244: Fundamentals of Molecular Evolution, is a course intended for both undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in understanding how genes and genomes evolve. The course aims to introduce students to basic theory in population genetics and molecular evolution, and then shows how DNA and protein sequence data are interpreted withitn this framework. Winter, 4 units.
Bio 143: Evolution. The basic facts and principles of the evolution of all life. The logic of and evidence for the correctness of Darwin's argument for evolution by natural selection. How Mendelian genetics was integrated into evolutionary thinking. The integration of physiological and ecological perspectives into the study of evolutionary adaptation within species. Species formation and evolutionary divergence among species. Patterns of evolution over long time scales. Satisfies Central Menu Area 4. Spring, 3 units.