Nov 26, 2020  
2014-15 Catalog 
    
2014-15 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BI 436 - Origins and Diversity of Protists and Fungi


4 credits
Surveys morphology, lifecycles, microbial ecology, and evolutionary history in the diverse assemblage of organisms classified as algae and fungi. Focuses on symbiotic associations involving cyanobacteria, protists, and fungi, with an emphasis on lichens. Uses current scientific literature to explore both theoretical questions and practical applications of knowledge about these organisms to environmental problems, pathogens, and management of natural resources. Three lectures, one 3-hour laboratory, and weekend field trips. Prerequisite(s): BI 211 , BI 212 , BI 213 .

  Corequisite(s): BI 436L .



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