Alison Murray, PhD

Professor, Faculty of Science - Biological Sciences

Contact

Professor, Faculty of Science - Biological Sciences
Email
ammurray@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-9244
Address
Z1007 Bio Science - D.M. Ross Zoology Tower
11355 - Saskatchewan Drive
Edmonton AB
T6G 2E9

Overview

Research
Systematics of fossil and Recent teleost fishes, including phylogenetic studies using osteological characters. Current projects include marine Cretaceous fishes from North America and freshwater fishes from the Tertiary of Africa and Asia.

Courses

ZOOL 224 - Vertebrate Diversity

A comparative survey of vertebrates, focusing on their morphology, classification, and phylogeny. Prerequisite: BIOL 108 or SCI 100.

Fall Term 2020
ZOOL 406 - Biology of Amphibians and Reptiles

A survey of amphibian and reptile diversity focussing on morphology, systematics, behaviour, and ecology of major groups, within a phylogenetic and evolutionary framework. Laboratories feature extensive use of departmental collections, and include Albertan species. This course will normally include traditional lectures and student seminars. Prerequisite: ZOOL 325 or both ZOOL 224 and a 300-level Biological Sciences course. Offered in alternate years.

Fall Term 2020

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