Catherine La Farge-England
1) Evolutionary relationship of basal bryophytes lineages with respect to land plants
2) Genetic evidence for bryophyte refugia in Beringia
3) Evolution of reproductive strategies in mosses
4) Systematic studies of the Dicranaceae.
Directed research done under the supervision of an academic member of the Department of Biological Sciences. Normally for students in their fourth year of study. Successful completion of this course requires an oral presentation and a written report on the research project. Prerequisites: A 300-level Biological Sciences course and the consent of the Associate Chair, Undergraduate Studies. Note: Students in Honors in Biological Sciences are required to successfully complete BIOL 499.