'Natural selection acting on stickleback morphology' - BIOL 396 Undergraduate Research Project Application Form

Supervisor's Name: Andrew Hendry

Supervisor's Email: andrew.hendry [at] mcgill.ca

Supervisor's Phone: 00880

Supervisor's Website: http://biology.mcgill.ca/faculty/hendry/

Supervisor's department: Biology

Course number: BIOL396 (Biology)

Term: Fall 2012-2013

Project start date: Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Project end date: Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Project title: Natural selection acting on stickleback morphology.

Project description: The student will help raise our experimental stickleback in the laboratory and will also digitize morphological traits from digital photographs taken of stickleback in the field and the laboratory. These data will be combined with information from a mark-recapture study to estimate how natural selection acts on stickleback morphology.

Prerequisite: 1 term completed at McGill + CGPA of 3.0 or higher; or permission of instructor.

Grading scheme (The final report must be worth at least 50% of final grade): 50:50

Project status: This project is taken; however students may contact the professor to discuss other possible '396' projects this term.

How students can apply: N/A; this project is filled.

Ethics, safety, and training: Supervisors are responsible for the ethics and safety compliance of undergraduate students. This project involves animal subjects.