Deadline for Outline: October 9th (or before)

The outline should include the overall structure of the essay (e.g., introduction, thesis, antithesis, synthesis, conclusion) AND a collection of the ideas that you plan to cover in the different parts.

Deadline for the 1st Draft: November 11th

Possible Topics:

What are the units of natural selection? Genes, Organisms, Communities

Can the genome be considered as an ecosystem?

Can ecological concepts be applied to relations between genes? (symbiosis, mutualism, parasitism)

Items to think about:

Suggested reading: