Description: From the seahorse’s body to the venus flytrap’s jaws to the human brain, nature abounds with amazing adaptations. This interdisciplinary course explores how and why such biodiversity evolves as well as what limits diversity. Lectures and case studies will focus on core concepts, recent advances, and integrative approaches, placing special emphasis on the interplay between gene regulatory networks, the environment, and population genetics.
Prerequisites: BIOLOGY 1A and 1B
Restricted To: IB majors during Phase I; 5+ Terms in Attendace during Phase II.