Teaching

BIO265. Molecular Evolution

Spring Semester. This course explores evolution at the molecular level. Among the topics covered:

  • Inferring history from DNA sequences
  • Determining how natural selection shapes the evolution of genes
  • Studying the relationship between molecular and phenotypic evolution
  • Studying the evolution of genome organization and content
  • Assigning biological function to genome sequences
  • Finding the sources of epidemics
  • Mapping genes involved in human diseases and adaptations

BIO472. Advanced Topics in Evolution and Ecology.

This team-taught graduate course covers a variety of topics, laying the foundations for graduate study in evolution and ecology.