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BIOSCI 208

: Invertebrate Diversity
2021 Semester One (1213)
Invertebrates make up over 95 percent of animal species. This course explores the biology of invertebrates with an emphasis on structure, function, life histories, behaviour and ecology. Invertebrate diversity is examined in a variety of environments, using New Zealand examples where possible, and provides the basis for advanced courses in conservation and marine ecology.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: BIOSCI 108, and BIOSCI 101 or 109
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BIOSCI 208

: Invertebrate Diversity
2020 Semester One (1203)
Invertebrates make up over 95 percent of animal species. This course explores the biology of invertebrates with an emphasis on structure, function, life histories, behaviour and ecology. Invertebrate diversity is examined in a variety of environments, using New Zealand examples where possible, and provides the basis for advanced courses in conservation and marine ecology.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: BIOSCI 108, and BIOSCI 101 or 109
78

BIOSCI 210

: Evolution and the Origin of Life
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Covers basic concepts in evolutionary biology including Darwin and the theory of evolution by natural selection, phylogenetics, population genetics, molecular evolution, speciation and extinction. The extent to which Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection can explain the origins of biological complexity is explored.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: BIOSCI 109, and 15 points from BIOSCI 101-108
79

BIOSCI 210

: Evolution and the Biological Origin of Life
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Covers basic concepts in evolutionary biology including Darwin and the theory of evolution by natural selection, phylogenetics, population genetics, molecular evolution, speciation and extinction. The extent to which Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection can explain the origins of biological complexity is explored.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: BIOSCI 109, and 15 points from BIOSCI 101-108
80

BIOSCI 210

: Evolution and the Biological Origin of Life
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Covers basic concepts in evolutionary biology including Darwin and the theory of evolution by natural selection, phylogenetics, population genetics, molecular evolution, speciation and extinction. The extent to which Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection can explain the origins of biological complexity is explored.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: BIOSCI 109, and 15 points from BIOSCI 101-108
81

BIOSCI 210

: Evolution and the Biological Origin of Life
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Covers basic concepts in evolutionary biology including Darwin and the theory of evolution by natural selection, phylogenetics, population genetics, molecular evolution, speciation and extinction. The extent to which Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection can explain the origins of biological complexity is explored.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: BIOSCI 109, and 15 points from BIOSCI 101-108
82

BIOSCI 220

: Quantitative Biology
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Almost every biological discipline will require computational and analytical skills beyond using point-and-click software to enable the processing of biological data into biological information. Students will learn fundamentals of experimental design, data management, and data visualisation. Additionally, students will gain the skills required to critically analyse and interpret biological experiments, understanding how statistics can be both used and misused in the scientific literature. Recommended preparation: STATS 101
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: 30 points from BIOSCI 101-109
83

BIOSCI 220

: Quantitative Biology
2023 Semester One (1233)
Almost every biological discipline will require computational and analytical skills beyond using point-and-click software to enable the processing of biological data into biological information. Students will learn fundamentals of experimental design, data management, and data visualisation. Additionally, students will gain the skills required to critically analyse and interpret biological experiments, understanding how statistics can be both used and misused in the scientific literature. Recommended preparation: STATS 101
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: 30 points from BIOSCI 101-109
84

BIOSCI 220

: Quantitative Biology
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Almost every biological discipline will require computational and analytical skills beyond using point-and-click software to enable the processing of biological data into biological information. Students will learn fundamentals of experimental design, data management, and data visualisation. Additionally, students will gain the skills required to critically analyse and interpret biological experiments, understanding how statistics can be both used and misused in the scientific literature. Recommended preparation: STATS 101
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: 30 points from BIOSCI 101-109
85

BIOSCI 220

: Quantitative Biology
2022 Semester One (1223)
Almost every biological discipline will require computational and analytical skills beyond using point-and-click software to enable the processing of biological data into biological information. Students will learn fundamentals of experimental design, data management, and data visualisation. Additionally, students will gain the skills required to critically analyse and interpret biological experiments, understanding how statistics can be both used and misused in the scientific literature. Recommended preparation: STATS 101
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: 30 points from BIOSCI 101-109
86

BIOSCI 220

: Quantitative Biology
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Almost every biological discipline will require computational and analytical skills beyond using point-and-click software to enable the processing of biological data into biological information. Students will learn fundamentals of experimental design, data management, and data visualisation. Additionally, students will gain the skills required to critically analyse and interpret biological experiments, understanding how statistics can be both used and misused in the scientific literature. Recommended preparation: STATS 101
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: BIOSCI 101, and 30 points from BIOSCI 106-109
87

BIOSCI 220

: Quantitative Biology
2021 Semester One (1213)
Almost every biological discipline will require computational and analytical skills beyond using point-and-click software to enable the processing of biological data into biological information. Students will learn fundamentals of experimental design, data management, and data visualisation. Additionally, students will gain the skills required to critically analyse and interpret biological experiments, understanding how statistics can be both used and misused in the scientific literature. Recommended preparation: STATS 101
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: BIOSCI 101, and 30 points from BIOSCI 106-109
88

BIOSCI 220

: Quantitative Biology
2020 Semester One (1203)
Almost every biological discipline will require computational and analytical skills beyond using point-and-click software to enable the processing of biological data into biological information. Students will learn fundamentals of experimental design, data management, and data visualisation. Additionally, students will gain the skills required to critically analyse and interpret biological experiments, understanding how statistics can be both used and misused in the scientific literature. Recommended preparation: STATS 101
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: BIOSCI 101, and 30 points from BIOSCI 106-109
89

BIOSCI 320

: Pure and Applied Entomology
2020 Semester One (1203)
An introduction to the systematics of insects describing the characters that define the major lineages, discussion of the role insects play in different ecological systems, and insect anatomy, physiology, and genetics. Their impact on agriculture and as disease vectors is discussed with descriptions of various control methods for insect pests and how these methods are integrated. Students wishing to complete a course in plant protection should take both BIOSCI 320 and 321.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: BIOSCI 103 and 15 points from Stage II Biological Sciences courses
90

BIOSCI 322

: Evolution of Genes, Populations and Species
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Advanced concepts in evolutionary biology and their application to current research in molecular evolution, population genetics, phylogenetics and organismal evolution. Examples from animals, plants and microbes, as well as topical issues, including speciation, adaptation, co-evolution, sexual selection, conservation, biogeography, genomics, biotechnology and human disease. Recommended preparation: Prior or concurrent enrolment in BIOSCI 202.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: BIOSCI 210
91

BIOSCI 322

: Evolution of Genes, Populations and Species
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Advanced concepts in evolutionary biology and their application to current research in molecular evolution, population genetics, phylogenetics and organismal evolution. Examples from animals, plants and microbes, as well as topical issues, including speciation, adaptation, co-evolution, sexual selection, conservation, biogeography, genomics, biotechnology and human disease. Recommended preparation: Prior or concurrent enrolment in BIOSCI 202.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: BIOSCI 210
92

BIOSCI 322

: Evolution of Genes, Populations and Species
2021 Semester Two (1215)
Advanced concepts in evolutionary biology and their application to current research in molecular evolution, population genetics, phylogenetics and organismal evolution. Examples from animals, plants and microbes, as well as topical issues, including speciation, adaptation, co-evolution, sexual selection, conservation, biogeography, genomics, biotechnology and human disease. Recommended preparation: Prior or concurrent enrolment in BIOSCI 202.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: BIOSCI 210
93

BIOSCI 322

: Evolution of Genes, Populations and Species
2020 Semester Two (1205)
Advanced concepts in evolutionary biology and their application to current research in molecular evolution, population genetics, phylogenetics and organismal evolution. Examples from animals, plants and microbes, as well as topical issues, including speciation, adaptation, co-evolution, sexual selection, conservation, biogeography, genomics, biotechnology and human disease. Recommended preparation: Prior or concurrent enrolment in BIOSCI 202.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: BIOSCI 210
94

BIOSCI 323

: Plant Diversity
2020 Semester Two (1205)
An introduction to plant systematics, plant reproductive strategies, and the evolution of plants with a comprehensive survey of the characteristics and distributions of the major plant groups. Coverage will also include classical and phylogenetic approaches to plant identification, and applications of systematics. Practical work will focus on tools for identifying plants, introduction to plant diversity in the lab and field, and development of a herbarium collection.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: BIOSCI 102 or 104 and 30 points at Stage II in Biological Sciences, Environmental Science or Geography
95

BIOSCI 324

: Plant Pathology and Symbiosis
2023 Semester One (1233)
Microorganisms and pests form symbioses with plants that are critically importance for horticulture and agriculture. This course examines the biology of plant pathogens, pests, and symbionts. It focuses on plant-microbe interactions at the cellular and molecular level, the epidemiology and control of plant diseases, and the mechanisms through which these interactions are mediated.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: BIOSCI 204 or 205
Restriction: BIOSCI 321
96

BIOSCI 324

: Plant Pathology and Symbiosis
2022 Semester One (1223)
Microorganisms and pests form symbioses with plants that are critically importance for horticulture and agriculture. This course examines the biology of plant pathogens, pests, and symbionts. It focuses on plant-microbe interactions at the cellular and molecular level, the epidemiology and control of plant diseases, and the mechanisms through which these interactions are mediated.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: BIOSCI 204 or 205
Restriction: BIOSCI 321
97

BIOSCI 324

: Plant Pathology and Symbiosis
2021 Semester One (1213)
Microorganisms and pests form symbioses with plants that are critically importance for horticulture and agriculture. This course examines the biology of plant pathogens, pests, and symbionts. It focuses on plant-microbe interactions at the cellular and molecular level, the epidemiology and control of plant diseases, and the mechanisms through which these interactions are mediated.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: BIOSCI 204 or 205
Restriction: BIOSCI 321
98

BIOSCI 324

: Plant Pathology and Symbiosis
2020 Semester One (1203)
Microorganisms and pests form symbioses with plants that are critically importance for horticulture and agriculture. This course examines the biology of plant pathogens, pests, and symbionts. It focuses on plant-microbe interactions at the cellular and molecular level, the epidemiology and control of plant diseases, and the mechanisms through which these interactions are mediated.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: BIOSCI 204, 205
Restriction: BIOSCI 321
99

BIOSCI 325

: Plant Diversity and Function
2023 Semester Two (1235)
Plants form the basis of ecosystem food chains and are fundamental to life on Earth. The diversity in land plants from both phylogenetic and functional trait perspectives will be presented, exploring key steps in the evolution of plants and how they interact with their environment. It provides a framework of plant life focussing on the ecologically, economically and culturally important plants of Aotearoa New Zealand.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: BIOSCI 108, and BIOSCI 205 or 206
Restriction: BIOSCI 323
100

BIOSCI 325

: Plant Diversity and Function
2022 Semester Two (1225)
Plants form the basis of ecosystem food chains and are fundamental to life on Earth. The diversity in land plants from both phylogenetic and functional trait perspectives will be presented, exploring key steps in the evolution of plants and how they interact with their environment. It provides a framework of plant life focussing on the ecologically, economically and culturally important plants of Aotearoa New Zealand.
Subject: Biological Sciences
Prerequisite: BIOSCI 108, and BIOSCI 205 or 206
Restriction: BIOSCI 323