Ecology and Biodiversity

2021 Sep 16

OEB Seminar

3:30pm to 4:05pm

Location: 

Zoom

Andrea L. Sweigart, Associate Professor, Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, will present "Rapid Evolution of Postzygotic Isolation Via Hybrid Seed Inviability in Mimulus."... Read more about OEB Seminar

ESE 163. Pollution Control in Aquatic Ecosystems

Semester: 

Spring
  • Professor: Patrick Ulrich
  • Term: Spring
  • Days: TBA
  • Time: 12:00-1:15PM
  • School: Faculty of Arts & Sciences
  • Course ID: 109684
  • Subject Area: Environmental Science & Engineering

This course is focused on aspects of environmental engineering related to the fate, transport, and control of pollution in surface water ecosystems. Course modules will cover ecological impacts of environmental contaminants; fundamental chemistry of natural waters; surface water aspects of...

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OEB 65. Conservation Biology

Semester: 

Fall
  • Professor: Javier Ortega-Hernandez
  • Term: Fall
  • Day: M, W
  • Time: 3:00-4:15PM
  • School: Faculty of Arts and Sciences
  • Course ID: 218751
  • Subject Area: Organismic & Evolutionary Biology

Our planet and its biodiversity are in peril. We will begin by exploring the state of the planet and how we got here before focusing on what can still be done to conserve Earth’s remaining biodiversity, considering the biological, societal and ethical considerations of conservation in a changing...

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RELIGION 1760. Animal Ethics: Buddhist Resources for a Post-Human World

Semester: 

Fall

 

  • Professor: Janet Gyatso
  • Term: Fall
  • Day: T, Th
  • Time: 10:30-11:45AM
  • School: Faculty of Arts and Sciences
  • Course ID: 218887
  • Subject Area: The Study of Religion

This course is coming out of a Buddhist ethics of effective compassion. It is aimed at the global horrors of contemporary animal life.  Its aspiration is to contribute to what some of us are envisioning as a posthuman world.  Its presumption is that by deepening and diversifying our...

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HEB 1610. Genes and Human Adaptations

Semester: 

Spring
  • Professor: Maryellen Ruvolo
  • Term: Spring
  • Day: M, W
  • Time: 12:00-1:15PM
  • School: Faculty of Arts and Sciences
  • Course ID: 203909
  • Subject Area: Human Evolutionary Biology

Adaptations are defined as features that enhance survival and reproduction, and they are the products of evolution by natural selection. For spring 2021, we focus on three main topics. First, language is a universal human adaptation. How can we understand its evolution by looking at its underlying genetic...

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2021 May 20

OEB Seminar

10:30am

Location: 

Zoom

Sean Halloran, Arnold Arboretum Propagator, will present "Wild Collection and Propagation of Rare and Endangered Plants."... Read more about OEB Seminar

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