Biodiversity 2012

This is Biodiversity 130, Spring 2012. It is a course covering basic evolution and a walk through various taxa. The main site content is set up on Blackboard (behind a log in wall). You may want to check out the Lampyr web/iOS app being developed as part of this course. The syllabus is here. Lectures […]

Macroevolution 2011

Macroevolution (EEB464, 2011) Syllabus PDF Lectures You can adopt these for your own work, with attribution. Note that I have attempted to use only images licensed under such terms myself, but you should take care, especially with images from papers or embedded videos. I have attributed all the media used (with some exceptions for public […]

Grad Core Phylogenetics 2011

Syllabus Fall 2011: Day 1 Topics: Speciation Hybridization Slides: PDF. For homework, due by start of class Monday, do steps 1-15 of this tutorial. Day 2 Topics: What trees are used for history of life + cool discoveries about topology tree terminology clades (dinos birds, reptiles, fish) sister groups, crown/stem, etc. rank and its importance […]

Macroevolution 2010

Macroevolution (EEB461, 2010) This course is offered in Fall 2010. It will be offered in the future as EEB464. Syllabus PDF Lectures You can adopt these for your own work, with attribution. Note that I have attempted to use only images licensed under such terms myself, but you should take care, especially with images from […]

Grad Core Phylogenetics 2010

Syllabus Fall 2010: Day 1 Topics: What trees are used for history of life + cool discoveries about topology Tree terminology clades (dinos birds, reptiles, fish) sister groups, crown/stem, etc. rank and its importance homology Slides: pdf, keynote, mov (QuickTime movie) R assignment: By the start of class Wednesday, please: 1) Install R on a […]

Grad Core Phylogenetics 2009

Syllabus Fall 2009: Day 1 (W. Sept. 30, 50 minutes) Lecture1.pdf Readings: Gregory 2008, Crisp and Cook 2005 Topics: What trees are used for history of life + cool discoveries about topology Tree terminology clades (dinos birds, reptiles, fish) sister groups, crown/stem, etc. rank and its importance homology Day 2 (F. Oct. 2, 50 minutes) […]