Universität Wien FIND

300515 VO Speciation and coevolution (2019W)

Concepts und case studies

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie

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Language: English

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Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Start: 2 Oktober 2019, 15:15

Wednesday 02.10. 15:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Wednesday 09.10. 15:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Wednesday 16.10. 15:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Wednesday 30.10. 15:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Wednesday 06.11. 15:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Wednesday 13.11. 15:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Wednesday 20.11. 15:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Wednesday 27.11. 15:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Wednesday 04.12. 15:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Wednesday 11.12. 15:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Wednesday 08.01. 15:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Wednesday 15.01. 15:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Wednesday 22.01. 15:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum 3, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, Z2.027 1.OG
Wednesday 29.01. 15:00 - 17:00 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, convergent evolution.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written examination (choice between English and German).

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, MZO W-5, UF MA BU 01, UF MA BU 04, MES5

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