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Microbial Ecology and Evolution

Survey of new advances in the field of environmental and evolu- tionary microbiology, based on current literature, discussion, and laboratory exercises. Topics to include bacterial phylogeny, molecular ecology, emerging infectious diseases, bacterial symbiosis, experimental evolution, evolution of drug resistance, and microbial genomics. Prerequisite: Biology 20 or 212L or 201L or 202L. One course. 4 graduate units.

Systematic Biology

Laboratory version of Biology 556. Theory and practice of identification, species discovery, phylogeny reconstruction, classification, and nomenclature. Prerequisite: Biology 202L or equivalent. One course. 4 graduate units.

Entomology

The biology of insects: diversity, development, physiology, and ecology. Field trips. Prereq- uisite: Biology 20 or 202L or equivalent. One course. 4 graduate units.

Biology of Mammals

The biology of mammals: diversity, evolutionary history, morphology, and aspects of physiology and ecology. Local field trips. Prerequisite: Biology 20 or 202L or equivalent. One course. 3 graduate units.

Mycology

Survey of the major groups of fungi with emphasis on life history and systematics. Field and laboratory exercises. One course. 3 graduate units.

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