INTEGRATIVE BIOLOGY 104

LECTURE SYLLABUS: FALL 2011

11:00 AM, MWF, 228 Natural History Building

 

Lecture

Date

Topic

Reading: 12th edition,

Laboratory Exercise

 

 

 

Starr & Taggart

 

 1

8/22

Introduction

Ch. 1

No lab this week

 2

8/24

Phylogeny and classification

Ch. 19

 

 3

8/26

Sponges to Cnidaria

Ch. 25

 

 4

8/29

Worms

Ch. 25

No lab this week

 5

8/31

Molluscs to Arthropods

Ch. 25

 

 6

9/2

Chordates

Ch. 26

 

 -

9/5

LABOR DAY

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1. Microscope; Body Plans

 7

9/7

Molecules of Life

Ch. 2 and 3

 

 8

9/9

Organization of Cells

Ch. 4

 

 9

9/12

Membranes and Transport

Ch. 5

2. Phylogenies: & Worms

10

9/14

Metabolism

Ch. 6

 

11

9/16

Energy

Ch. 8

 

12

9/19

DNA

Ch. 13

3. Complex protostomes

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9/21

First hourly exam thru Energy & labs 1/2

 

13

9/23

RNA

Ch. 14

 

14

9/26

Proteins

Ch. 14

4. Deuterostomes; Quiz 1, labs 1-3

15

9/28

Gene Regulation

Ch. 15

 

16

9/30

DNA Technology

Ch. 16

 

17

10/3

Genetic Engineering

Ch. 16

5. Skeletal system

18

10/5

Nervous System Basics

Ch. 33

 

19

10/7

Nervous System - Senses

Ch. 34

 

20

10/10

Nervous System - Brain

Ch. 34

6. Hearts & minds

Quiz 2, labs 4-5

21

10/12

Immune System - Innate

Ch. 38

 

22

10/14

Immune System - Adaptive

Ch. 38

 

23

10/17

Endocrine System

Ch. 35

7. Fetal pig

--

10/19

Second hourly exam thru Immune System & labs 3-6

 

 

24

10/21

Respiration

Ch. 39

 

25

10/24

Digestion

Ch. 40

8.  Development

26

10/26

Excretion

Ch. 41

 

27

10/28

Mitosis

Ch.   9

 

28

10/31

Meiosis

Ch. 10

9. Mitosis & Meiosis Quiz 3, labs 6-8

29

11/2

Genetics

Ch. 11

 

30

11/4

Human Genetics

Ch. 12

 

31

11/7

Population Genetics

Ch. 18

10. Mendelian Genetics

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11/9

Third hourly exam thru Human Genetics & labs 7-9

 

 

32

11/11

Speciation

Ch. 18

 

33

11/14

Evolution

Ch. 17/20

11. Population Genetics; Quiz 4, labs 9 and 10. Genetics homework given out in lab

34

11/16

Human Evolution

Ch. 26

 

35

11/18

Behavior

Ch. 44

 

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11/21-11/25

THANKSGIVING WEEK

  

 

36

11/28

Sociobiology

Ch. 44

12. Animal Ecology Return genetics homework

37

11/30

Ecology

Ch. 45/46

 

38

12/2

Ecosystems

Ch. 47

 

39

12/5

Global Ecosystems

Ch. 48

No lab this week

40

12/7

Human Impacts

Ch. 49

 

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12/13

Final Examination: Last quarter of class, plus comprehensive,  plus labs 11-12

8 AM to 11 AM