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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Biological Sciences (BISC)
BISC
6216
Morphological Systematics
Morphological Systematics
Fall 2017
3
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BISC 6210
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Methods of studying organismal morphology as a means of inferring phylogeny, emphasizing
the concept of homology.
Students should acquire skills in coding morphological characters, analyzing allometry, interpreting fossils, and studying developmental sequences. These will be sufficient for students to publish research in comparative morphology and systematics, and to interpret the results of work published in journals such as Systematic Biology, Evolution, and Cladistics.
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