Biology 2250 - Principles of Genetics

Steven M. Carr
Dr. Steven M. Carr

Department of Biology
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John's NL A1B 3X9, Canada
  e-mail: scarr@mun.ca



    Bio2250 Lab & Tutorial schedule; grading scheme
        Bio2250 Lab Manual v.05c (updated 07 Sept 2009)
   
      Orientation to 2250  (Please read !!)
          How to use the website
      
             Text: Brown (2012) Introduction to Genetics: A Molecular Approach, 1st ed.
[ IG1 ]
             Assigned readings & suggested homework from IG1
                Sample Exam Questions
                       Molecular Homework for 1st Midterm

                       Open Reading Frame homework for 1st Midterm

                       Mendelian Homework for 2nd Midterm
                       Three-Point Test Cross Homework for 2nd Midterm
                       RFLP Mapping Homework for Final Exam

Other webpages of interest:
      Genetic Research in my lab
      Bio2900 (Principles of Systematics & Evolution)     

      Bio4241 (Advanced Genetics)                                        (next offered Winter 2014)
      Bio3950 (Fundamentals of Genetic Biotechnology)

Click here to e-mail me questions, comments, or suggestions.
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Lectures:         Tu Th              0900-1015   Sn-2109 (Science Lecture Theatre)
Labs:                M Tu W Th     1400-1700    Sn-4110 (Genetics & Evolution Lab) (Handouts)
     Tutorials: Alternate with labs in               En-1002 (Engineering Bldg)
Office Hours: Tu Th               1015-1130    Sn-3020

Course lecture notes:
    These notes are revised before & after lectures; check frequently for revisions.
 
   Topic Last Revised Lecture Date
  History of the discovery of DNA   18 April 2013 - - - - - - - - - -
1 Structure of DNA: the Hereditary Molecule   05 Sept 2013   05 Sept 2013
2  How Genes Work I: DNA Replication & Transcription  05 Sept 2013   10 Sept 2013
3 The Genetic Code 05 Sept 2013 12 Sept 2013
4 How Genes Work II: RNA Translation  23 Sept 2013   17 Sept 2013
5 How Genes Work III: Protein Structure & Function
                              Molecular Basis of Heredity
 


23 Sept  2013


23 Sept  2013  
 
  19 Sept
2013


    24, 26  Sept  2013
6
Chromosome Genetics
 I:Cytogenetics
                             II: Genome organization


08 Dec  2013

12 Oct 2013


01 Oct 2013



03 Oct 2013


Thanksgiving
(No Lecture)


15 Oct 2013

Midterm Exam I (topics 1-5)
[Sn-2109]


Sample

Tues, 08 Oct 2013

(Review: Mon, 07 Oct, 5 - 7 PM, Sn-2109)
Midterm marks are posted outside my office & lab
Exams will be returned in lab





7
A Primer of Mendelian Genetics (Review):
          Dominance, Segregation, & Assortment
          Extensions to Mendelian Analysis

18 April 2013




18 April 2013
 



16 Oct 2013

 
  10 Oct 2013



  17 Oct
2013
8
 Pedigree Analysis
16 Oct 2013
22 Oct 2013
24 Oct
2013
9
Chromosome Linkage
Recombination & Mapping

  31 Oct 2013
 
  29 Oct 2013
  31 Oct
2013
10
Molecular Basis of Mutation
  01 Nov 2013
12 Nov 2013

Midterm Exam II (topics 6-9)  [Sn-2109]

Sample

 
Thurs, 07 Nov 2013

(Review: Wed, 06 Nov, 5-7P in Sn-2109)

11
Principles of Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology 08 Dec 2013   14 & 19 Nov 2013
12
Application of Biotechnology & Genomics
 08 Dec 2013
  21 & 28 Nov & 03 Dec 2013
26 Nov: Guest Lecture:
Lourdes Pena-Castillo on Bioinformatics

Final Exam
(Cumulative)
[Sn-2109]

  Sample
Wed, 11 Dec 2013, 9-11a
(Reviews: Mon & Tues, 09 & 10 Dec, 5-7P in Sn-2109)

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS - sources for images

Site last modified 08 December 2013
This page was first published on 14 October 1997

Dedicated to my daughters Jennifer Megan, Matilda Kathleen & Eowyn Suzanne,
                        my wife Justyna  (MUN Research Report)
                        and to Norman Borlaug (1914-2009), Geneticist, Nobel Peace Laureate 1970,
& Friend of the people of the earth


 All text material 2013 by Steven M. Carr