ECOLOGICAL GENETICS AND EVOLUTION

GEN2EGE

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject ideas, concepts and methods relevant to the study of population genetics and evolution are presented. Areas covered include theoretical and quantitative methods of population genetic and phylogenetic analysis; macro- and microevolutionary theory; new concepts in evolutionary thinking (such as evolution & development, and epigenetics)

SchoolLife Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorWarwick Grant

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesBIO1EEB OR BIO1MGC OR BIO1GEN

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

DISCIPLINE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Produce scientific reports that present evidence based explanations of laboratory experiments.
02. Effectively communicate scientific information to peers.
03. Manipulate, analyse and accurately interpret experimental numerical data
04. Comprehend, interpret and evaluate relevant scientific information to generate practical reports.
05. Place theoretical and/or experimental information into the appropriate discipline specific context.
06. Place theoretical and experimental information into the appropriate discipline specific context.
07. Apply basic experimental genetic techniques in research.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorWarwick Grant

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 10 - 22
One 3.00 h laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Three 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 2hr Exam (2,000-words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO3, SILO5, SILO6
Oral presentation (10 min in pairs) (500-words equivalent, per student)N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO2, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6
Scientific report (1,250-words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7
Four online quizzes (total 750-words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO3, SILO5, SILO6