Jitse van der Meer has broad teaching experience in biology at both undergraduate and graduate levels since 1969.  Philosophy of science (undergraduate level) taught every other year since 1987, History of Science since 2003. Some teaching in chemistry at the introductory undergraduate level.

One Semester Courses

Broad teaching experience in biology at both undergraduate and graduate levels since 1969 including introductory biology (121, 122), introductory botany (225), survey of the animal kingdom (241), genetics (252), mammalian anatomy and physiology (341, 342), developmental biology (352, 567), evolutionary biology (455).

Philosophy of science (342) taught every other year since 1987, History of Science (341) since 2003. Some teaching in chemistry at the introductory undergraduate level.

Independent Studies

Bio 486:    S. Bernhardt.: "Current Theories of Human  Evolution."  1988.

Bio 486:    H. Wind. "Limnology of Hamilton Harbour", 1990-91. (with Mr. M. Charlton, Canadian Centre for Inland Waters).

Bio 485:    A. Bennetts. "The Role of RNA in Segment Pattern Formation of Callososbruchus maculatus."  1991.

Bio 486:    A. Bennetts. "Segment Pattern Development in Insects."  1992.

Bio 486:    M. VanderWal. "Fetal Circulation: Embryonic and physiologic changes before and after birth."  1993.

Phi 486:    S. Baarda. "On Knowledge." 1993.

Bio 486:    J. Vandeputte.  "Annual Fishes and their Developmental Adaptations to the Environment."  1994.

Bio 487:    T. Grootenboer.  "The Genetics and Evolution of Mimicry."  1994.

Bio 48X:    D. Reilly.  "The Biological Mechanisms of Aging in Animals."  1995.

Bio 486:    M. van der Meer.  "The Genetics of the Human MHC."  1995.

Bio 485:    F. Holowenko.  "Environmental Effects on Amphibian Embryonic Development Focusing  on the Cilia."  1996.

Bio 486:    F. Holowenko.  "Whole-whole and Part-whole Relations in Mutualism."  1996.

Bio 485:    K. VanderStoep. “Irreducible Complexity: An Empty Box.” 1998.

Bio 486:    K. VanderStoep. “Mimicry: The Art of Biological Impersonation.” 1999.

Bio 485:    R. E. Wallace: “Tumour suppressor genes and their control of the cell cycle.” 2003.

Rel 486:   R. Oosterhoff. “Luther, Calvin, and the Rise of Modern Science: Testing the Harrison Hypothesis.” 2005.

His 341:   N. Ellens; History of Science course by letter of permission from McMaster University. 2006.