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 for all three exams
            
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)                                        
       Bio3950 (Fundamentals of Genetic Biotechnology)

Click here to e-mail me questions, comments, or suggestions.
    Please include '2250' in the subject line


Lectures:         Tu Th              0900-1015   Sn-2109 (Science Lecture Theatre)
Labs:                M Tu W Th     1400-1700    Sn-4110 (Genetics & Evolution Lab)
                                                                     (Lab Schedule) (Lab Handouts)
     Tutorials: Alternate with labs in              See Lab Schedule
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   17 July 2015 - - - - - - - - - -
1 Structure of DNA: the Hereditary Molecule   03 Sept 2014   03 Sept 2015
2  How Genes Work I: DNA Replication & Transcription  03 Sept 2014   08 Sept 2015
3 The Genetic Code & DNA Variation 18 Sept 2014 10 Sept 2015
4 How Genes Work II: RNA Translation  18 Sept 2014   15 Sept 2015
5 How Genes Work III: Protein Structure & Function
                              Molecular Basis of Heredity
 


03 Sept  2014


29 Sept  2014  
 
  17 Sept
2015


    22, 24  Sept  2015
6
Chromosome Genetics
 I:Cytogenetics
                             II: Genome organization


 
07 Oct 2014

 
07 Oct 2014


  29 Sept 2015



01 Oct 2015


Thanksgiving
(No Lecture)


13 Oct 2015

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


Sample

Thurs, 15 Oct 2015

(Review: Wed, 14 Oct, 5 - 7 PM, Sn-2109)
Midterm marks wil be 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

03 Sept 2014




09 Oct 2014  


 
21 Oct 2014

 
  06 Oct 2015



  00 Oct
2015


20 Oct 2015
8
 Pedigree Analysis
28 Oct 2014
22 Oct 2015
9
Chromosome Linkage
Recombination & Mapping

  30 Oct 2014
 
  27 Oct 2015
  29 Oct
2015
10
Molecular Basis of Mutation & Variation

 
03 Nov 2014
03 & 05 Nov 2015

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

Sample

 
Thurs, 12 Nov 2015

Review: Wed, 12 Nov, 5-7P in Sn-2109

11
Principles of Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology 18 Nov 2014   17 & 19 Nov 2015
12
Application of Biotechnology & Genomics
 18 Nov 2014
  24 & 26 Nov & 01 Dec 2015

Final Exam
(Cumulative)
[Sn-2109]

  Sample
ca. Friday, 13 Dec 2015, 3-5P
Reviews: Tues &Wed, 08 & 09 Dec, 5-7P in Sn-2109

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS - sources for images

Site last modified 22 July 2015
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 © 2015 by Steven M. Carr