DNA 7.012 Introductory Biology
   

 

Syllabus

 

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Lecturer

Topic

Reading, in Purves 7th ed.
[unless noted as a PDF, or a link for a website ]
W
9/6
1
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Introduction
pp. 1-13
F
9/8
2
EL
Biochemistry 1
M
9/11
3
BW
Biochemistry 2
W
9/13
4
BW
Biochemistry 3

pp. 106-115, 125-131,

137-139

F
9/15
5
BW
Biochemistry 4

pp. 217-220, 54-57;
Large Molecules, section 4

M
9/18
6
EL
Genetics 1
pp. 187-194
W
9/20
7
EL
Genetics 2
pp. 171-182, 194-196, 202-209
F
9/22
8
EL
Genetics 3

pp. 196-197, 343-344;

Pedigrees

M
9/25
Student Holiday
W
9/27
9
EL
Genetics 4
pp. 233-235
F
9/29
10
EL
Molecular Bio 1
pp. 217-222, 213-217
M
10/2
11
MR
Molecular Bio 2
pp. 164-168, 222-226
W
10/4
12
EL
Molecular Bio 3
pp. 236-239, 285-290
F
10/6
13
EXAM 1 (lectures #1-10)
M
10/9
Columbus  Day
W
10/11
14
EL
Molecular Bio 4
pp. 239-246, 250-254
F
10/13
15
MR
Gene Regulation
pp 290-294, 296-299
M
10/16
16
EL
Recomb DNA 1
pp. 266-267, 317-325;
Cloning into plasmids
W
10/18
17
EL
Recomb DNA 2
pp. 228-230
F
10/20
18
EL
Recomb DNA 3
pp. 230-231, 283-285, 279-280, 357-361
M
10/23
19
BW
Recomb DNA 4
pp. 330-336
W
10/25
20
MR
Cell Biology
pp. 65-84, 524-527
F
10/27
21
PR
Development 1
pp. 390-406, 408-423, 429-434, 619-622, 822-824
M
10/30
22
PR
Development 2
above reading, continued
W
11/1
23
EXAM 2 (lectures #11-20)
F
11/3
24
BW
Cancer 1

pp. 167-169, 301-309,

312-313;
How Cancer Arises (pdf)

M
11/6
25
BW
Cancer 2
pp. 350-355;
Finding the Anti-Oncogene (pdf)
W
11/8
26
BW
Viruses
pp. 258-262;
Viruses
(pdf)
F
11/10
Veterans Day
M
11/13
27
EL
Neurobiology 1
pp. 844-854
W
11/15
28
EL
Neurobiology 2
pp. 855-861
F
11/17
29
EL
Neurobiology 3
pp. 861-863, 865-867
M
11/20
30
BW
Immunology 1
pp. 364-374
W
11/22
31
BW
Immunology 2
pp.374-384;
Humoral Immunology (pdf)
F
11/24
Thanksgiving
M
11/27
32
BW
AIDS

pp. 384-387;

AIDS (pdf)

W
11/29
33
EXAM 3 (lectures #21-31)
F
12/1
34
BW
Stem Cells, Cloning 1
M
12/4
35
BW
Stem Cells, Cloning 2
above reading, continued
W
12/6
36
BW
Molecular Evolution

pp. 510-521;

Genetics & Geneology, Why Y?;
The Family Lemba (PBS Nova);
The Family Cohanim (PBS Nova);
Did Thomas Jefferson father slave children? (PBS Nova)
(all in new windows)

F
12/8
37
BW
Molecular Medicine 1
"Glee for Gleevec"
(in a new window)
M
12/11
38
EL
Molecular Medicine 2
pp. 953-954, 979, 339-342;
Familial Hypercholesterolemia (new window)
W
12/13
39
EL
Future of Biology
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