Bios 260: General Genetics (Summer 2009):

4 cr, lecture. Fundamental genetic principles with examples from microorganisms, plants, lower animals, and humans. For students majoring in science, mathematics or biology-related professions. In general, there will be a mix of lectures, discussion activities and exams. Plan on doing a lot of out-of-class reading and problems.

Times:

Lectures: MTWR, 7:45 - 11:10 AM, GRNQ 113

Instructor: Dr. David Higgs

 

Course Web Page Resources:

- Course Syllabus

- Lecture notes (note, these are outlines and not the powerpoint lectures)

- Link to Biology On-line Labs.

- Course-related messages about exams, weather concerns, or anything else will be placed here.

 
Lecture and Exam Schedule, links to PDF Lectures (see syllabus for complete schedule):
Week 1
Monday 5/18: Lecture 1
Tuesday 5/19: Lecture 2
Wednesday 5/20: Lecture 3
Thursday 5/21: Lecture 3 continued
Week 2
Monday 5/25 - No Class due to Memorial Day
Tuesday 5/26: EXAM I, 7:45 - 9:30 AM, Covering chapters 1 - 4.
Tuesday 5/26 (after Exam I, 9:45 - 11:10): Lecture 4
Wednesday 5/27: Lecture 5
Thursday 5/28: Lecture 5 continued
Week 3
Monday 6/1: Lecture 6
Tuesday 6/2: Lecture 7
Wednesday 6/3: EXAM II, 7:45 - 9:30 AM, covering chapters 25, 5, 6, 8 and 10
Wednesday 6/3 (after exam II, 9:45 - 11:10): Lecture 8
Thursday 6/4: Lecture 9 AND DNA Forensics (discussion lecture)

Link to Dolan DNA Learning Center's Biology Animation Library, which has the PCR animation (and others)

Week 4
Monday 6/8: Lecture 10
Tuesday 6/9: Lecture 11
Wednesday 6/10: Lecture 12 and Lecture 13
Thursday 6/11 (first 1/2 of class, 7:45 - 9:30 AM): Lecture 13 continue
Thursday 6/11 (second half of class, 9:30 - 11:10 AM): EXAM III, covering chapters 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 22 (partial), and 27 (partial).
 

 

 

Higgs' Home Page

UW-Parkside Home Page

Questions, comments or suggestions should be e-mailed to David Higgs (higgs@uwp.edu)