The more recent announcements appear at the top of the page.

  • Dr. Freund has compiled final exam questions in a draft. The practice exam is available on the Exam Information page here.

  • The deadline to submit a conflict for the Final Exam is the last day of classes, Wednesday, May 2 by 5:00 PM. Please note that conflict finals are granted only in the following circumstances:

    • Students with three final exams scheduled within a 24 hour period as defined in Article 3, Part 3, 3-201.5 of the Student Code
    • Students who have another final exam scheduled at 7:00 PM on Monday, May 7
    • Students who have a verified personal problem, and who have received written permission to take the conflict from a dean in their college as arranged by Alejandra Stenger

    Students will be notified of the date/time of the conflict final by noon on Reading Day (Thursday, May 3).

  • The Final Exam will be held on Monday, 7 May from 7:00-10:00 PM in 166 Bevier Hall. The exam will be worth 150 points.

  • The answer key for the Midterm Exam is now posted here. Scores are also now in the Gradebook here.

  • Dr. Freund has compiled exam questions in a draft. The practice exam is available on the Exam Information page here.

  • The Midterm Exam is Thursday, March 15 during class time (in the regular classroom). Students who need a conflict exam or exam accommodations should fill out the online conflict exam request form here by Tuesday, March 13 at 5:00 PM. Please email Alejandra at if you have any questions.

  • Attention seniors! The deadline to register for MCB convocation is April 6. See the announcement here.

  • Monday, 29 January is the last day to add the course. Email Alejandra Stenger at to add. Note we cannot over-enroll the course.

  • To access secure portions of the course website, like lecture material and exam information, please log in using your netID and Active Directory (AD) password.

  • Any students who need special accomodations and have a DRES letter should bring a copy of the letter to Alejandra Stenger by the end of second week of classes (Friday, January 29).

  • Lectures begin on Tuesday, January 16 at 8:00 AM in 140 Burrill Hall.

  • The course website is in the process of being updated for Spring 2018.

  • The staff members supporting MCB 408 are more than happy to assist students in whatever ways that we can. As a student, please remember that when you email a staff member, it is important to include all pertinent information so that we can assist you in the most efficient and effective manner possible. This information includes:

    1. Your full first and last name
    2. Your NetID (the first part of your email account, the course coordinator will NOT respond to emails from non-university email accounts)
    3. Your UIN (9 digit number that you use to register for classes)
    4. The course that you are concerned about (the staff members often work with multiple courses)
    5. Your section letter/number
    6. The previous email "thread" or previous communicated information pertinent to the situation

    Your cooperation will help us respond much more quickly to your concerns. Thank you!