Deadline for Outline: October 3rd (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 3rd

Deadline for final version: December 1st

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: