Summer 2012 Courses Offerings

First session: May 14 – June 8, 2012;       8:00 am -12:00 pm, M-Th
BOT/ZOO 452 (G) Freshwater Biology. (3) Common freshwater organisms and some of their relationships to one another, to their environment, and to humans. May not be taken by students who have completed BOT 452.    Prerequisites: BOT 200 and ZOOL 200.    Professor:  Jim Lamer
Second session: June 11 – July 5, 2012       8:00 am -12:00 pm, M-Th
MICR/BOT 423 (G) Phycology. (3) Morphology, taxonomy, physiology, genetics, and ecology of the algae, particularly freshwater forms. May not be taken by students who have completed BOT 423.    Prerequisites: BOT 200 and ZOOL 200.    Professor:  Dr. Susan Meiers
Second session: June 11 – July 5, 2012       1:00 pm – 5:00 pm, M-Th
BOT 512 Aquatic and Wetland Plants. (3) Taxonomy and ecology of the vascular plant flora of aquatic habitats.    Prerequisites: BOT 200, MICR 200, and ZOOL 200; BOT 410 and 451; graduate standing in biology.    Professor:  Dr. Sean Jenkins

477/577 Research Problems. (1–3, repeatable to 3) Investigation may be conducted in any of the specialties represented by the staff. Most specialties are represented in the course offerings. Prerequisite: Permission of the department chairperson; graduate standing in biology.  Potential research projects for the summer of 2012 include assistance with turtle research, Asian carp hybridization project including growth and condition, sunfish genetics, Morone genetics, and other potential projects.

Registration for summer classes and living quarters begins in February. Due to limited space, registration is on a first come, first served basis.    For information about the station please contact station manager Jim Lamer, or station director Sean Jenkins and to register for classes contact the biological sciences departmental secretary at (309) 298-1546.