Seminar in Comparative Biology

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Fall 2007 Instructor of Record: Carl Schlichting

This is the home page of the UConn EEB department's Seminar in Comparative Biology. This (Fall 2007) semester, we are meeting each Monday at 11:30am in the Bamford conference room in the Torrey Life Science building.

Schedule for Fall Semester 2007

The papers for discussion are available as PDF files, but to keep us from getting into hot water with the journals involved, a username and password are required for access. If you have forgotten the username/password, please contact Paul Lewis.

Note: in addition to this web site, we will be using the Systematics Listserv for communication because this seminar is taking the place of the Systematics Seminar this semester.

Click here for information about joining and using the Systematics email list

Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Organizational meeting, Bamford Conference Room, 4pm

Monday, September 10, 2007

Felsenstein, J. 1985. Phylogenies and the comparative method. American Naturalist 125: 1-15.Pdficon small.gif

Monday, September 17, 2007

Pdficon small.gif The following eight papers have been bundled into one PDF.
Westoby, M., M. R. Leishman and J. M. Lord. 1995. On misinterpreting the 'phylogenetic correction'. Journal of Ecology 83: 531-534.
Harvey, P.H., A. F. Read and S. Nee. 1995. Why ecologists need to be phylogenetically challenged. Journal of Ecology 83: 535-536.
Westoby, M., M. R. Leishman and J. M. Lord. 1995. Further remarks on phylogenetic correction. Journal of Ecology 83: 727-730.
Fitter, A. H. 1995. Interpreting quantitative and qualitative characteristics in comparative analyses. Journal of Ecology 83: 730.
Ackerly, D. D. and M. J. Donoghue. 1995. Phylogeny and ecology reconsidered. Journal of Ecology 83: 730-733.
Harvey, P.H., A. F. Read and S. Nee. 1995. Further remarks on the role of phylogeny in comparative ecology. Journal of Ecology 83: 733-734.
Rees, M. 1995. EC-PC comparative analyses? Journal of Ecology 83: 891-892.
Westoby, M., M. R. Leishman and J. M. Lord. 1995. Issues of interpretation after relating comparative datasets to phylogeny. Journal of Ecology 83: 892-893.