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EEB 185: Evolutionary Medicine (Spring 2021)

Instructor: Pamela Yeh, Ph.D.; Rachel Prunier, Ph.D.

TA: Shawn T. Schwartz

Enrollment: 24 Undergraduates

Lecture: Online

Location: Online

Course Description: Lecture, two and one half hours; discussion, one hour. Designed for departmental majors specializing in environmental and population biology and in medicine. Introduction to mechanics and processes of evolution, with emphasis on natural selection, population genetics, speciation, evolutionary rates, and patterns of adaptation. Coverage of fundamental principles of evolution, with special focus on medicine and human health.