bio300 - Evolutionary Biology (Course overview)

bio300 - Evolutionary Biology (Course overview)

Institute for Biology and Environmental Sciences 15 KP
Module components Semester courses Wintersemester 2022/2023 Examination
  • No access 5.02.303 - Evolutionsbiologie Bachelor - Übung Show lecturers
    • Prof. Dr. Olaf Bininda-Emonds
    • Dr. rer. nat. Wilko Ahlrichs
    • Prof. Dr. Gabriele Gerlach
    • Prof. Dr. Dirk Carl Albach
    • Dr. Klaus Bernhard von Hagen
    • Dr. Simon Käfer
    • Dr. rer. nat. Tamara Schneider
    • Dr. Pauline Fleischmann

    Dates on Thursday, 13.10.2022 14:15 - 15:45, Monday, 27.02.2023 - Friday, 03.03.2023 10:00 - 16:00, Monday, 06.03.2023 - Friday, 10.03.2023, Monday, 13.03.2023 - Friday, 17.03.2023 10:15 - 15:45
Hinweise zum Modul
Abschluss der Basismodule
Written examination in the final week of the semester or in the first week following the lecture period.
Module examination
Written examination (60%)
Portfolio (40%)

Additional conditions regarding attendance and ungraded activities as determined by the persons responsible for the module will apply.
Skills to be acquired in this module

++ biological knowledge
+ knowledge of biological working methods
++ biologically relevant knowledge in the natural sciences and mathematics
+ statistics & scientific programming
+ interdisciplinary knowledge & thinking
+ abstract, logical, analytical thinking
++ deepened expertise in biological specialist field
+ independent learning and (research-based) working
++ data presentation and evidence-based discussion (written and spoken)
+ teamwork
++ (scientific) communication skills
+ project and time management

Introduction to both microevolution (speciation and species concepts, adaptation and selection, behavioural ecology, reproduction systems) and macroevolution.
Introduction to phylogenetics (phyloinformatics, molecular systematics, phylogeography).