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[[Image:OwenArchetypusSmPSE.jpg|center|frame|Owen's vertebrate skeleton archetype]]<br>
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[[Image:OwenArchetypusSmPSE.jpg|center|frame|Owen's vertebrate archetype]]<br>
  
 
[[Image:Comparativeanatomyclassdissecting.JPG|center|frame|Fall 2010 class in the lab]]
 
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'''Kurt Schwenk''', Ph.D., Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology<br>
 
'''Kurt Schwenk''', Ph.D., Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology<br>
'''Office:'''  PharmBio 600<br>
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'''Office:'''  Torrey Life Science 360<br>
'''Lab:''' PharmBio 410, 412<br>
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'''Lab:''' TLS 365<br>
'''Voice:''' (860) 486-0351<br>
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'''Voice:''' 860-486-0351<br>
 
'''Lab phone''': 860-486-4158<br>
 
'''Lab phone''': 860-486-4158<br>
'''Fax:''' (860) 486-6364<br>
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'''Fax:''' 860-486-6364<br>
 
'''Email:''' kurt.schwenk@uconn.edu<br>
 
'''Email:''' kurt.schwenk@uconn.edu<br>
 
Dr. Schwenk's [http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/eebedia/index.php/Kurt_Schwenk '''web page''']<br><br><br><br><br>
 
Dr. Schwenk's [http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/eebedia/index.php/Kurt_Schwenk '''web page''']<br><br><br><br><br>
  
'''HOW TO GET TO DR. SCHWENK'S OFFICE FROM TORREY LIFE SCIENCES:'''<br>
 
  
1. Go to basement of Torrey<br>
 
2. Go to east end of hallway (the end closest to Pathobiology bldg., where PNB labs are)<br>
 
3. Enter Pharmacy-Biology Bldg. through double doors<br>
 
4. Walk down ramp to elevator - take elevator to 6th floor<br>
 
5. Exit elevator and turn sharp right - office door is right there (my name is on the wall)<br><br>
 
 
'''HOW TO GET TO DR. SCHWENK'S OFFICE FROM PHARM-BIO BLDG. MAIN ENTRANCE:'''<br>
 
 
1. Enter Pharmacy-Biology Bldg. through main entrance<br>
 
2. Go to lobby elevator, take to 6th floor<br>
 
3. Exit elevator, turn right<br>
 
4. Walk until you come to closed double doors that have sign on them saying 'Alarm Will Sound' - IGNORE THIS SIGN - no alarm will sound - and walk right through<br>
 
5. Walk down hallway past labs and at end of hall pass through another set of double doors into freight elevator vestibule<br>
 
6. Kurt's office is immediately to left of elevator
 
 
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<h2 style="margin:0;background-color:#FFCC00;font-size:150%;font-weight:bold;border:1px solid #a3bfb1;text-align:left;color:#000;padding:0.2em 0.4em;">'''TEACHING ASSISTANT'''</h2>
 
<h2 style="margin:0;background-color:#FFCC00;font-size:150%;font-weight:bold;border:1px solid #a3bfb1;text-align:left;color:#000;padding:0.2em 0.4em;">'''TEACHING ASSISTANT'''</h2>
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'''Name:'''   Jeff Divino, Doctoral Candidate<br>
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'''Office/Lab:'''   BioPharm 210A<br>
'''Bill Ryerson''', MS (doctoral student)<br>
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'''Voice:'''   860-486-4694 <br>
'''Office/Lab:''' PharmBio 412<br>
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'''Email:'''   jeffrey.divino@uconn.edu<br>
'''Voice:''' (860) 486-4158<br>
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'''Fax:''' (860) 486-6364<br>
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'''Email:''' william.ryerson@uconn.edu<br>
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<h2 style="margin:0;background-color:#FFCC00;font-size:170%;font-weight:bold;border:1px solid #a3bfb1;text-align:left;color:#000;padding:0.2em 0.4em;">'''ANNOUNCEMENTS'''</h2>
 
<h2 style="margin:0;background-color:#FFCC00;font-size:170%;font-weight:bold;border:1px solid #a3bfb1;text-align:left;color:#000;padding:0.2em 0.4em;">'''ANNOUNCEMENTS'''</h2>
 
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*<font color="CC0000"><span style="font-size: larger"><span style="font-size: larger">'''NEW LECTURE EXAM 3-FINAL EXAM MATERIAL HAS BEEN POSTED (TUESDAY 12/11 EVENING—IT IS NOW COMPLETE (as of 12:32 am Wed morning)'''<font color="#000000">
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*<font color="CC0000"><span style="font-size: larger"><span style="font-size: larger">'''LAB 4-5 HANDOUT POSTED FOR DOWNLOAD BELOW'''<br>
 
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*<font color="FFA4A4"><span style="font-size: larger"><span style="font-size: larger">'''IMPORTANT: THE 'BRANCHIOMERIC MUSCLE EVOLUTION' PDF HAS BEEN REPOSTED FOR A 3RD TIME: AS OF 4:30 MONDAY, 5 NOV. IT IS CORRECTED.  MAKE SURE YOU HAVE THE LATEST VERSION'''<font color="#000000">
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*<font color="FFA4A4"><span style="font-size: larger"><span style="font-size: larger">'''STUDY AID—embryology/early development picture files posted below'''<br>
 
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*<font color="FFA4A4"><span style="font-size: larger"><span style="font-size: larger">'''NEW EXAM 2 STUDY MATERIAL POSTED BELOW'''<font color="#000000">
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*<font color="FFA4A4"><span style="font-size: larger"><span style="font-size: larger">'''Essay by Dr. Schwenk on human and animal diversity is posted for download, below.  Reading is optional.'''<br>
 
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*<font color="FFA4A4"><span style="font-size: larger"><span style="font-size: larger">'''BILL'S FIRST DISSECTION VIDEO HAS BEEN POSTED—SEE LINK BELOW'''
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*<font color="FFA4A4"><span style="font-size: larger"><span style="font-size: larger">'''TEXTBOOKS:  Note that textbooks are on order, but might not arrive in the Co-op immediately.  In the meantime, you can order your own if you like.  Both books are required, but both are relatively old, so many less expensive used copies are available.'''<font color="#000000"><span style="font-size: larger"><span style="font-size: larger"><br><br>
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*<span style="font-size: larger">'''BOOK ONE:'''
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<span style="font-size: larger">'''''Functional Anatomy of the Vertebrates: An Evolutionary Perspective'''''<br>
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Liem, Bemis, Walker, Grande<br>
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Hardcover: 784 pages<br>
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Publisher: Cengage Learning; 3rd edition (December 18, 2000)<br>
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ISBN-10: 0030223695<br>
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ISBN-13: 978-0030223693<br>
 
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*<span style="font-size: larger"><span style="font-size: larger">'''LECTURE SYLLABUS HAS BEEN REVISED (1 OCTOBER) TO REFLECT NEW LECTURE EXAM SCHEDULE'''
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*<span style="font-size: larger">BOOK TWO:<br>
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<span style="font-size: larger">'''''Vertebrate Dissection'''''<br>
*<span style="font-size: larger"><span style="font-size: larger">'''FINALS WEEK—OFFICIAL UCONN POLICY STATEMENT:'''<font color="#000000"><br><br>
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Homberger, Walker<br>
 
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Spiral-bound: 480 pages<br>
:Final assessment week for fall 2012 takes place from Monday, December 10th through Sunday, December 16th. Students are required to be available for their exam and/or complete an assessment during the time stated in the Registrar's Office Schedule. If you have a conflict with this time you must visit the Office of Student Services and Advocacy to discuss the possibility of rescheduling this assessment.<br><br>
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Publisher: Cengage Learning; 9 edition (April 29, 2003)<br>
 
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ISBN-10: 0030225221<br>
:NEW THIS YEAR—OSSA is REQUIRING that '''students who have a conflict about which they have or should have had advanced notice''' (bunched, religious obligation, legal/medical appointments…) '''MUST seek permission to reschedule their assessment NO LATER THAN November 30th. '''<br><br>
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ISBN-13: 978-0030225222<br>
 
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:Please note that vacations, previously purchased tickets or reservations, graduations, social events, misreading the assessment schedule and over-sleeping are not viable excuses for missing a final assessment. If you think that your situation warrants permission to reschedule, please contact the Office of Student Services and Advocacy (2nd floor Wilbur Cross) to meet with a staff member.
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<h2 style="margin:0;background-color:#FFCC00;font-size:150%;font-weight:bold;border:1px solid #a3bfb1;text-align:left;color:#000;padding:0.2em 0.4em;">'''COURSE DOWNLOADS'''</h2>
 
<h2 style="margin:0;background-color:#FFCC00;font-size:150%;font-weight:bold;border:1px solid #a3bfb1;text-align:left;color:#000;padding:0.2em 0.4em;">'''COURSE DOWNLOADS'''</h2>
<br>'''''CLICK ON PDF SYMBOL TO DOWNLOAD HANDOUT or CLINK ON BLUE LINK TO VIEW FILE AND SAVE IT'''''
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= <span style="font-size: smaller"><span style="font-size: smaller">Course Information =
 
= <span style="font-size: smaller"><span style="font-size: smaller">Course Information =
9/1  {{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273_Course_Info_12.pdf}}  FALL 2012 COURSE INFORMATION SHEET<br>
 
  
10/1  {{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273_LectureSchedule_12.pdf}}  FALL 2012 LECTURE SCHEDULE <font color="#CC000">'''(UPDATED 1 OCTOBER)'''<font color="#000000"><br>
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{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/F2014AcademicCal.pdf}}  Fall 2014 Academic Calendar<br>
  
9/1  {{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273_Lab_Schedule_12.pdf}}  FALL 2012 LAB SCHEDULE<br>
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{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273_LectureSchedule_f14.pdf}}  Fall 2014 Lecture Schedule<br>
  
9/1  {{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273_Student_Pics_8_29_12.pdf}}  ID PHOTOS OF YOU AND YOUR CLASSMATES!<br>
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{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273_Lab_Schedule_14.pdf}}  Fall 2014 Lab Schedule NOT YET AVAILABLE<br><br>
  
9/1  {{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/12-13_AcademicCalender.pdf}}  OFFICIAL UCONN 2012-2013 ACADEMIC CALENDAR<br>
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= <span style="font-size: smaller"><span style="font-size: smaller">Picture Files =
  
10/4  {{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273ChordatePhylogenyFig.pdf}} PHYLOGENY OF CHORDATES<br>
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{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273_EarlyDevoPics.pdf}} Pictures related to embryology/early development<br>
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*Same as above, but a [http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273_EarlyDevoPics.pptx '''PowerPoint file'''] so you can add your own labels, etc.<br><br>
  
= <span style="font-size: smaller"><span style="font-size: smaller">Lecture Exam 1 Study Material =
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= <span style="font-size: smaller"><span style="font-size: smaller">Scientific and Other Papers =
  
9/1  {{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273_Homology_Venn_Diagrama.pdf}} STUDY AID VENN DIAGRAM FOR HOMOLOGY, HOMOPLASY, ANALOGY
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{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/SchwenkAristotle02.pdf}} ''Aristotle's Ghost'', essay by Dr. Schwenk about human and animal diversity<br><br>
  
9/27  [http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273.1.SomitesAndSkelDevo.ppt '''POWERPOINT PICTURES OF SOMITES, CARTILAGE, BONE AND DEVELOPING SKULL'''] (unlabeled for now)]<br>
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= <span style="font-size: smaller"><span style="font-size: smaller">Lab Handouts =
  
10/3  {{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273.2.SkullEvoDevoFromTextbookCh7.pdf}} PICTURES OF SKULL DEVELOPMENT AND EVOLUTION FROM TEXTBOOK<br>
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{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273_Lab1_VertDiversity_8.27.14.pdf}} Laboratory 1 (Chordate Diversity)<br>
  
10/3  {{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273SampleExam1Questions12.pdf}}  LECTURE EXAM 1 SAMPLE QUESTIONS<br>
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{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273_Lab2-3_AxialAppend_9.10.14.pdf}}  Laboratories 2-3 (Axial and Appendicular Skeleton)<br>
  
10/4  {{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273Vocabulary1.pdf}} LIST OF VOCABULARY FOR EXAM 1 (PART 1 out of 4)<br>
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{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273_Lab_4-5_Skull_14.pdf}} Laboratories 4-5 (The Head Skeleton)<br><br>
  
10/4  {{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273Vocabulary2.pdf}}  LIST OF VOCABULARY FOR EXAM 1 (PART 2 out of 4)<br>
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= <span style="font-size: smaller"><span style="font-size: smaller">Vocabulary Lists =
  
10/4  {{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273Vocabulary3.pdf}}  LIST OF VOCABULARY FOR EXAM 1 (PART 3 out of 4)<br>
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{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273Vocabulary1.pdf}}  Vocabulary for lecture exam 1 (pt. 1)
  
10/4  {{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273Vocabulary4.pdf}} LIST OF VOCABULARY FOR EXAM 1 (PART 4 out of 4)<br>
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{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273Vocabulary2.pdf}} Vocabulary for lecture exam 1 (pt. 2)
  
= <span style="font-size: smaller"><span style="font-size: smaller">Lecture Exam 2 Study Material =
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{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273Vocabulary3.pdf}}  Vocabulary for lecture exam 1 (pt. 3)
  
10/10  [http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273.EvolMammalJawJointAndEar.ppt '''POWERPOINT PICTURES ILLUSTRATING EVOLUTION OF THE JAW JOINT AND MIDDLE EAR''']<br>
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{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273Vocabulary4.pdf}} Vocabulary for lecture exam 1 (pt. 4)
  
10/10  {{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273.EvolMammalJawJointAndEar.pdf}} SAME AS ABOVE, BUT IN PDF FORMAT<br>
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{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273LectureExam2Vocab1.pdf}} Vocabulary for lecture exam 2 (pt. 1)
  
11/3  {{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273.Ex2.MuscleVertebrae.pdf}} PICTURES OF MUSCLE AND VERTEBRAL STRUCTURE
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{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273LectureExam2Vocab2.pdf}} Vocabulary for lecture exam 2 (pt. 2)
  
11/3  {{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/BranchiomericMuscleEvolChart.pdf}} EVOLUTION OF THE BRACHIOMERIC (VISCERAL ARCH) MUSCULATURE
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{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273LectureExam2Vocab3.pdf}} Vocabulary for lecture exam 2 (pt. 3)
  
11/6  {{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273LectureExam1Answers.pdf}} ANSWERS TO LECTURE EXAM 1
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{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273LectureExam2Vocab4.pdf}} Vocabulary for lecture exam 2 (pt. 4)
  
11/6  {{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273LectureExam2Vocab1.pdf}} LECTURE EXAM 2, VOCABULARY 1
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{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273LectureExam2Vocab5.pdf}} Vocabulary for lecture exam 2 (pt. 5)
  
11/6  {{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273LectureExam2Vocab2.pdf}} LECTURE EXAM 2, VOCABULARY 2
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{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273LectureExam2Vocab6.pdf}} Vocabulary for lecture exam 2 (pt. 6)
  
11/6  {{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273LectureExam2Vocab3.pdf}} LECTURE EXAM 2, VOCABULARY 3
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{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273Exam3Vocab1.pdf}} Vocabulary for lecture exam 3 (pt. 1)
  
11/6  {{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273LectureExam2Vocab4.pdf}} LECTURE EXAM 2, VOCABULARY 4
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{{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273Exam3Vocab2.pdf}} Vocabulary for lecture exam 3 (pt. 2)
 
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11/6  {{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273LectureExam2Vocab5.pdf}} LECTURE EXAM 2, VOCABULARY 5
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11/6  {{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273LectureExam2Vocab6.pdf}} LECTURE EXAM 2, VOCABULARY 6 (FINAL)
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= <span style="font-size: smaller"><span style="font-size: smaller">Lecture Exam 3 Study Material =
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11/16  {{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273FinLimbEvolModFromShubinEA06.pdf}} FIN TO LIMB EVOLUTION FIGURE (all are fossil/extinct taxa)
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12/11  {{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273LectureExam2Answers12.pdf}} ANSWERS TO LECTURE EXAM 2
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12/11  {{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273FishTetLimbHomologies.pdf}} CROSSOPTERYGIUM FIN-TETRAPOD FIN HOMOLOGIES
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12/11  {{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273GermLayerFlowChart.pdf}} EMBRYONIC GERM LAYER DERIVATIVE FLOW CHART (this is way more detail than you need to know, but it might help to review the basics)
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12/11  {{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273Exam3Vocab1.pdf}} EXAM 3 VOCABULARY 1 of 2
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12/11  {{pdf|http://hydrodictyon.eeb.uconn.edu/people/schwenk/3273Exam3Vocab2.pdf}} EXAM 3 VOCABULARY 2 of 2
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<h2 style="margin:0;background-color:#FFCC00;font-size:150%;font-weight:bold;border:1px solid #a3bfb1;text-align:left;color:#000;padding:0.2em 0.4em;">'''LINKS TO BILL'S DISSECTION VIDEOS'''</h2>
 
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(1) [http://www.facebook.com/v/10100688693893769 Bones and shark muscle dissection]
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(1) [Bones and shark muscle dissection]
 
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(2) [http://www.facebook.com/v/10100739108008479 Shark brain and sheep brain dissection]
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(2) [Shark brain and sheep brain dissection]
 
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<h2 style="margin:0;background-color:#FFCC00;font-size:150%;font-weight:bold;border:1px solid #a3bfb1;text-align:left;color:#000;padding:0.2em 0.4em;">'''OTHER USEFUL LINKS'''</h2>
 
<h2 style="margin:0;background-color:#FFCC00;font-size:150%;font-weight:bold;border:1px solid #a3bfb1;text-align:left;color:#000;padding:0.2em 0.4em;">'''OTHER USEFUL LINKS'''</h2>
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[http://www.nature.com/srep/2011/111027/srep00131/extref/srep00131-s1.mov Hagfish extreme slime clogs predator gills, hagfish always escapes]
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[http://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/okeanos/explorations/ex1304/logs/july14/media/rhino-video.html Amazing deep ocean video of a living chimaera!]
 
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Latest revision as of 18:47, 16 September 2014

Contents

FALL 2014 (EEB 3273)

Owen's vertebrate archetype

Fall 2010 class in the lab



INSTRUCTOR


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Kurt Schwenk, Ph.D., Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Office: Torrey Life Science 360
Lab: TLS 365
Voice: 860-486-0351
Lab phone: 860-486-4158
Fax: 860-486-6364
Email: kurt.schwenk@uconn.edu
Dr. Schwenk's web page









TEACHING ASSISTANT


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Name: Jeff Divino, Doctoral Candidate
Office/Lab: BioPharm 210A
Voice: 860-486-4694
Email: jeffrey.divino@uconn.edu








ANNOUNCEMENTS



  • LAB 4-5 HANDOUT POSTED FOR DOWNLOAD BELOW


  • STUDY AID—embryology/early development picture files posted below


  • Essay by Dr. Schwenk on human and animal diversity is posted for download, below. Reading is optional.


  • TEXTBOOKS: Note that textbooks are on order, but might not arrive in the Co-op immediately. In the meantime, you can order your own if you like. Both books are required, but both are relatively old, so many less expensive used copies are available.

  • BOOK ONE:

Functional Anatomy of the Vertebrates: An Evolutionary Perspective
Liem, Bemis, Walker, Grande
Hardcover: 784 pages
Publisher: Cengage Learning; 3rd edition (December 18, 2000)
ISBN-10: 0030223695
ISBN-13: 978-0030223693

  • BOOK TWO:

Vertebrate Dissection
Homberger, Walker
Spiral-bound: 480 pages
Publisher: Cengage Learning; 9 edition (April 29, 2003)
ISBN-10: 0030225221
ISBN-13: 978-0030225222




COURSE DOWNLOADS


CLICK ON PDF SYMBOL TO DOWNLOAD HANDOUT

Course Information

Pdficon small.gif Fall 2014 Academic Calendar

Pdficon small.gif Fall 2014 Lecture Schedule

Pdficon small.gif Fall 2014 Lab Schedule NOT YET AVAILABLE

Picture Files

Pdficon small.gif Pictures related to embryology/early development

Scientific and Other Papers

Pdficon small.gif Aristotle's Ghost, essay by Dr. Schwenk about human and animal diversity

Lab Handouts

Pdficon small.gif Laboratory 1 (Chordate Diversity)

Pdficon small.gif Laboratories 2-3 (Axial and Appendicular Skeleton)

Pdficon small.gif Laboratories 4-5 (The Head Skeleton)

Vocabulary Lists

Pdficon small.gif Vocabulary for lecture exam 1 (pt. 1)

Pdficon small.gif Vocabulary for lecture exam 1 (pt. 2)

Pdficon small.gif Vocabulary for lecture exam 1 (pt. 3)

Pdficon small.gif Vocabulary for lecture exam 1 (pt. 4)

Pdficon small.gif Vocabulary for lecture exam 2 (pt. 1)

Pdficon small.gif Vocabulary for lecture exam 2 (pt. 2)

Pdficon small.gif Vocabulary for lecture exam 2 (pt. 3)

Pdficon small.gif Vocabulary for lecture exam 2 (pt. 4)

Pdficon small.gif Vocabulary for lecture exam 2 (pt. 5)

Pdficon small.gif Vocabulary for lecture exam 2 (pt. 6)

Pdficon small.gif Vocabulary for lecture exam 3 (pt. 1)

Pdficon small.gif Vocabulary for lecture exam 3 (pt. 2)


COMPARATIVE ANATOMY FACEBOOK PAGE


Facebook group for Comparative Anatomy Lab



LINKS TO BILL'S DISSECTION VIDEOS



(1) [Bones and shark muscle dissection]

(2) [Shark brain and sheep brain dissection]



OTHER USEFUL LINKS


Vertebrate Diversity

'Tree of Life' website
University of Michigan research collections - many pics of skulls, etc.

Agnathans

Hagfish extreme slime clogs predator gills, hagfish always escapes
Active predation by hagfish!

Chondrichthyes

Amazing deep ocean video of a living chimaera!

Cat Dissections

Virtual cat dissection
Cat muscle dissection with self-quiz
Cat circulatory system dissection

Feeding

Shark feeding
Steve Deban's incredible salamander, frog and chameleon feeding videos
Python feeding
Crocodile feeding
Giraffe feeding - lingual prehension of Acacia leaves
Pangolin feeding
Hidden leopard attacks impala

Locomotion

Bruce Jayne's videos of snake and lizard (and other) locomotion!
Snake locomotion
Turtle locomotion & breathing
Turtle/Tortoise walking—note it always has 3 feet on the ground for stability
Crocodile swimming
Armadillo gathering grass
Armadillo locomotion
Armadillo shnuffling
Cheetah animated model
Baboon locomotion
Horse locomotion
Kangaroo locomotion



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