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 [http://www.mun.ca/biology/scarr/Bio2250.html]
      
    Text: Brown (2012) Introduction to Genetics: A Molecular Approach, 1st ed.
[ IG1 ]
               Supporting Readings from Brown (2012)
     Syllabus: Biol2250 course notes, course philosophy, homework, sample exams, etc.
            

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

      Bio4241 (Advanced Genetics)                                        

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)
                                                                     (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 2016   08 Sept 2016
2  How Genes Work I: DNA Replication & Transcription  03 Sept 2016   13 Sept 2016
3 The Genetic Code & DNA Variation 03 Sept 2016   15Sept 2016
4 How Genes Work II: RNA Translation  03 Sept 2016   20 Sept 2016
5 How Genes Work III: Protein Structure & Function
                              Molecular Basis of Heredity
 


03 Sept 2016


  03 Sept 2016  
 
  22 Sept
2016


    27 & 29 Sept 2016
6
Chromosome Genetics
 I: Cytogenetics
                             II: Genome organization


 
03 Sept 2016

 
03 Sept 2016

   04 Oct 201
6


06 Oct 2016


Thanksgiving
(No Lecture)


11 Oct 2016

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


Sample

Thurs, 13 Oct 2016

(Review: Wed, 12 Oct, 5 - 7 PM, Sn-2109)
Midterm marks will 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 2016




03 Sept 2016  


 
03 Sept 2016

 
  18 Oct 2016



  20 Oct
2016


25 Oct 2016
8
 Pedigree Analysis
03 Sept 2016
27 Oct 2016
9
Chromosome Linkage
Recombination & Mapping

  03 Sept 2016
 
   01 Nov 2016
  03 Nov
2016
10
Molecular Basis of Mutation & Variation

 
03 Sept 2016

  08 Nov
2016

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

Sample

 
Thurs, 10 Nov 2016

Review: Wed, 09 Nov, 5-7P in Sn-2109

11
Principles of Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology 22 Nov 2015   15, 17 & 22 Nov 2016
12
Application of Biotechnology & Genomics
 05 Dec 2015
  24 & 26 Nov, 01 Dec 2016

Final Exam
(Cumulative)
[Sn-2109]

  Sample
Xday, XX Dec 2015, 12-2P
Reviews: Fri & Sat, XX & XX Dec, 5-7P in Sn-2109

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS - sources for images

Site last modified 16 September 2016
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 © 2016 by Steven M. Carr