Universität Wien FIND

300515 VO Speciation and coevolution (2016W)

Concepts und case studies

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie

Start 05.10.2016, 15:15

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Language: English

Examination dates

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Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday weekly fromv 05.10.2016 until 25.01.2017 15.15-16.45 Location: Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG

Wednesday 05.10. 15:15 - 16:45 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Wednesday 12.10. 15:15 - 16:45 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Wednesday 19.10. 15:15 - 16:45 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Wednesday 09.11. 15:15 - 16:45 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Wednesday 16.11. 15:15 - 16:45 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Wednesday 23.11. 15:15 - 16:45 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Wednesday 30.11. 15:15 - 16:45 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Wednesday 07.12. 15:15 - 16:45 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Wednesday 14.12. 15:15 - 16:45 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Wednesday 11.01. 15:15 - 16:45 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Wednesday 18.01. 15:15 - 16:45 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Wednesday 25.01. 15:15 - 16:45 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG

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Aims, contents and method of the course

The lecture course deals with processes of speciation and co-evolution in eukaryotes. An overview of principles and theories is complemented by detailed presentations of case studies. Topics covered include: species concepts, isolating mechanisms, hybridization, polyploidy, asexual speciation, geographical parthenogenesis, theory of co-evolution, interactions between plants and herbivores, pollination biology, mimicry, interactions between fungi, photoautotrophs and animals.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written examination (choice between English and German).

For examination dates please contact guenter.gollmann@univie.ac.at

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Examination topics

Reading list

Coyne, J. A., Orr, H. A. 2004. Speciation. Sinauer.
Thompson, J. N. 2005. The Geographic Mosaic of Coevolution. University of Chicago Press.

Association in the course directory

MBO 7, MEV 1, MZO W-5, UF MA BU 01, UF MA BU 04, MES5

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