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 2015)
       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)
                                                                     (Lab Schedule) (Lab Handouts)
     Tutorials: Alternate with labs in              TBA (See Linda)
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   03 Sept 2014   04 Sept 2014
2  How Genes Work I: DNA Replication & Transcription  03 Sept 2014   09 Sept 2014
3 The Genetic Code 03 Sept 2014 11 Sept 2014
4 How Genes Work II: RNA Translation  03 Sept 2014   16 Sept 2014
5 How Genes Work III: Protein Structure & Function
                              Molecular Basis of Heredity
 


03 Sept  2014


03 Sept  2014  
 
  18 Sept
2014


    23, 25  Sept  2014
6
Chromosome Genetics
 I:Cytogenetics
                             II: Genome organization


03 Sept 2014

 
03 Sept 2014


  30 Sept 2014



02 Oct 2014


Thanksgiving
(No Lecture)


14 Oct 2014

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


Sample

Thurs, 16 Oct 2014

(Review: Wed, 15 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




03 Sept 2014  


03 Sept 2014

 
  07 Oct 2014



  09 Oct
2014
8
 Pedigree Analysis
03 Sept 2014
21 Oct 2014
23 Oct
2014
9
Chromosome Linkage
Recombination & Mapping

  03 Sept 2014
 
  28 Oct 2014
  30 Oct
2014
10
Molecular Basis of Mutation & Variation

 
03 Sept 2014
04 & 06 Nov 2014

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

Sample

 
Thurs, 13 Nov 2014

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

11
Principles of Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology 03 Sept 2014   18 & 20 Nov 2013
12
Application of Biotechnology & Genomics
 03 Sept 2014
  25 & 27 Nov & 02 Dec 2014

Final Exam
(Cumulative)
[Sn-2109]

  Sample
TBA
Reviews: Mon & Tues, 08 & 09 Dec, 5-7P in Sn-2109

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS - sources for images

Site last modified 15 September 2014
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 © 2014 by Steven M. Carr