QSB 244: Phylogenetics: Speciation and Macroevolution
Provides the theory behind reconstruction of evolutionary relationships and introduces the comparative methods and tools of phylogenetics. Topics include use of morphological, molecular, and fossil data in distance, parsimony, likelihood, and Bayesian frameworks for investigating geographic patterns and rates of speciation, phenotypic evolution, diversification, extinction, and biogeography.
Normal Letter Grade only. Discussion included. Cross-Listed with ES 244 .
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