EEB466H1: Approaches to the Study of Biodiversity

Hours: 
24L/24P

This course uses the collections, research, and public gallery areas of the Royal Ontario Museum to expose students to the ways in which biodiversity is discovered, analyzed, and interpreted in a museum setting. Topics include: morphological and molecular approaches, taxonomy, classification, bioinformatics and e-taxonomy, and the interpretation of biodiversity for the public. Labs include student projects and a one-day field trip on a weekend (cost about $15).

Prerequisite: 

EEB365H1 (highly recommended) or at least one organismal course from EEB266H1, EEB267H1, EEB268H1, EEB330H1, EEB331H1, EEB380H1, EEB382H1, EEB384H1, EEB386H1, EEB388H1

Distribution Requirements: 
Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Living Things and Their Environment (4)