Fundamental and molecular systematics (10 ECTS)

(Compulsory)

(Course code: 1BG393)

Description

This course introduce you to fundamental concepts in general and molecular systematics, lets you get some skills in common molecular techniques and a working knowledge of phylogenetic analysis. We will discuss questions in systematic research and how to address them. You will be confronted with both the theoretical and practical aspects of phylogenetic analysis and how to delimit and identify species and other taxa, with a focus on molecular data. You will implement what you learn in a small project/case study. The laborative part of the project will be carried out at Klubban Biological Station in Fiskebäckskil, Bohuslän. At Klubban we will also have other activities such as seminars ”in real life” complementing the web-based teaching.

1BG393 Fundamental and molecular systematics
is not available as a stand-alone course and cannot be applied for. Students that are accepted for the Nordic Masters program in Biodiversity and Systematics will automatically be enrolled.
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