BIOL 318: Evolution (3 units)

Prerequisites: BIOL and BIOZ 151 and BIOL and BIOZ 152, each with a minimum grade of C; and BIOL 200, MATH 200, MATH 201, STAT 210, STAT 212, STAT 314 or satisfactory score on the VCU Mathematics Placement Test within the one-year period immediately preceding the beginning of the course

Description: Evolution is a fundamental scientific concept underlying all aspects of modern biological, environmental, and health-related research. The study of processes and mechanisms at every level of organismal biology through the lens of change over historical time helps us understand why these processes occur today and how we may better understand evolutionary responses to future environmental change.

Schedule: I teach or co-teach this course every fall semester.

BIOL 516: Population Genetics (3 units)

Prerequisites: STAT/BIOS 543

Description: Theoretical and empirical analyses of how demographic and evolutionary processes influence neutral and adaptive genetic variation within and among populations. Cross-listed as: HGEN 516.

Schedule: I teach this course every spring semester.