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Eric A Smith
BIO A 590
Seattle Campus

Current Issues in Human and Non-Human Primate Evolution

Includes presentations by participants and guest lecturers of current literature and ongoing research in topics pertaining to human and nonhuman primate evolution, biology, anatomy, genetics variation, and behavior. Credit/no-credit only.

Class description

This incarnation of BIO A 590 is for graduate students who plan to faithfully attend the IPEM seminar series (http://depts.washington.edu/ipem/seminar/) during Winter Quarter, and read the readings recommended by each speaker in advance of the talks. Although the course is listed under the biocultural Anthropology, graduate students in other units with interest in evolutionary modeling and /or cultural adaptation are welcome to register as well. Send info to the instructor (easmith@u...) to request an entry code.

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Class assignments and grading

Regular participation in weekly seminar; reading recommended articles prior to seminar.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
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Last Update by Eric A Smith
Date: 01/02/2011