EEB466H1 - Approaches to the Study of Biodiversity

This course uses the collections, research, and public gallery areas of the Royal Ontario Museum to expose students to the ways in which biodiversity is discovered, analyzed, and interpreted in a museum setting. Topics include: morphological and molecular approaches, taxonomy, classification, bioinformatics and e-taxonomy, and the interpretation of biodiversity for the public. Labs include student projects and a one-day field trip on a weekend (cost about $20) (Lab Materials Fee: $25)

Distribution Requirement Status: This is a Science course
Breadth Requirement: Living Things and Their Environment (4)

Course coordinator: D. Evans
Instructors: A. Baker, H. Lopez-Fernandez

Prerequisite: EEB365H1 and at least one organismal course from EEB266H1, EEB267H1, EEB268H1, EEB330H1, EEB331H1, EEB337H1, EEB356H1, EEB360H1, EEB382H1, EEB384H1, EEB386H1, EEB388H1.