Course Offerings

Courses on Evolution @ UF

Fall 2017

  • Insect Symbioses - Dr. Jiri Hulcr Graduate seminar FOR/ENY 6934, 1 credit. A discussion-based seminar on the evolution, mechanisms, and research on insect symbioses. One paper discussed weekly on a different symbiosis or… Read More

Fall 2016

  • Practical Computational Biology - Dr. Matt Gitzendanner will be teaching the special topics course Practical Computational Biology again in the fall. It’s been divided into three 5-week modules. Each module can be taken independently,… Read More

Spring 2016

  • Insect Behavior, ENY 3451C/ENY 6905 - This course provides a theoretical and empirical overview of insect behavior, ranging from physiology underlying behavior to the evolution of behavioral diversity. Focus will be on recent and current research… Read More

Fall 2015

Spring 2015

  • Evolutionary Systems Biology, Zoo6927 - Charlie Baer will be offering a one-credit graduate seminar (ZOO6927) titled “Evolutionary Systems Biology” in the Spring semester. The seminar will have a Journal Club format, whereby every registered student… Read More
  • Molecular Evolution Graduate Journal Club - Bryan Kolaczkowski will be facilitating a graduate-level journal club in Molecular Evolution, Spring 2015. MCB 7922, section 098D The journal club will read, present and discuss primary literature examining the… Read More

Fall 2014

  • Practical Computational Biology - Dr. Matt Gitzendanner will be teaching the special topics course Practical Computational Biology again in the fall. It’s been divided into three 5-week modules. Each module can be taken independently,… Read More
  • Insect Symbioses - Dr. Jiri Hulcr Graduate seminar FOR XXXX, 1 credit. A discussion-based seminar on the evolution, mechanisms, and research on insect symbioses. One paper discussed weekly on a different symbiosis or… Read More

Spring 2014

 

Fall 2013

  • Phylogenetic Systematics Seminar - BOT6935/ZOO6927 (1 credit). Drs. Nico Cellinese, Matt Gitzendanner, Akito Kawahara, Emily Sessa, Doug Soltis, Pam Soltis. The goal of this seminar is to engage faculty and students across the diversity of… Read More
  • Comparative Genomics of Eukaryotes — ZOO6927, Fall 2013 - This fall I will be offering a 3 credit course in comparative genomics of eukaryotes (ZOO6927 for grad students). The course will be based upon readings from the literature and… Read More
  • Evolutionary Processes, Fall 2013 - BOT6935 Sect. 1E96 – Evolutionary Processes This 3 credit graduate seminar course will focus on understanding how the major forces of evolution (natural selection, genetic drift, mutation, and migration) influence… Read More
  • Quantitative models of protein evolution and phylogenetics – GMS6233 - Luciano Brocchieri will be teaching a graduate two-credit course in the Fall semester: Modules 1-2 (Aug 22 – Oct 29) Tue 10:00am – 11:40am Thu 10:40am 12:00noon Location TBD This… Read More
  • Scientific Writing, Fall 2013 - Scientific Writing (officially “Journal Colloquy”, MCB 7922 1091) Thursdays 4-5, 1 credit We will analyze the structure of primary scientific research literature in order to better understand how scientists communicate… Read More
  • Ancestral Reconstruction, Fall 2013 - Ancestral Reconstruction (MCB 6937 1F39) Thursdays 5-6, 2 credits We will learn about the uses and methods for reconstructing ancestral protein (and nucleotide) sequences, with the side-goal of producing a… Read More
  • Virus Evolution, Fall 2013 - Virus Evolution, a graduate seminar co-taught by Marta Wayne and Jim Maruniak Tuesday period 7, 1:55-2:45 222 Carr To enroll, please contact Ms. Tangelyn Mitchell (tney0726@ufl.edu).  For more info, please… Read More