Jun 24, 2019  
2018-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2020 Undergraduate Catalog
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BIO 225 - Symbiosis


1 semester, 3 credits-

Interactions and associations among organisms shape life on Earth. Course explores “symbiosis”, a particular type of interaction among organisms. Definitions of symbiosis vary, and these definitions will be addressed. Explores a range of symbiotic systems and examines how these systems illustrate important concepts in evolutionary and ecological theory. Topics may include: the origin of eukaryotic life through endosymbiosis, coral-algae symbiosis and climate change, the impact of symbiosis on agriculture, and how the human microbiome affects our health and development. Prerequisites: BIO 103-104.


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