Course Information

Instructors:

Dr. David Rivier (rivier@illinos.edu)

Dr. Rachel Smith-Bolton

Dr. Lisa Stubbs

Dr Rivier's Office Hours:
Tuesday 2:00-2:50 pm in the MCB Learning Center, 101 Burrill Hall
NOTE:
Dr. Rivier’s email is to be used for administrative purposes only (rivier@life.illinois.edu); questions about course content should be addressed in person in class or office hours.  Scheduled office hours may vary- see the website and lecture notes for updates on office hour times and locations.

Lecture:

MWF 3:00-3:50, 162 Noyes.

Course Sections:

Undergraduate students should be registered for MCB 493 GGA

Graduate students should be registered for MCB 493 GGB

Prerequisites:

Minimum of Junior Standing, consent of the instructor.

Text:

Suggested for students with limited background in Genetics Genetics from Genes to Genomes, Fourth Edition, Hartwell et al.
ISBN 978-0-07-284846-5. 

Course Web Site:

http://www.life.illinois.edu/mcb/493.gga/
Regular access to the course web site is considered essential for the course. The course web site will contain the most updated course information.  The web site content supersedes this syllabus.

Grading:

Exams:
3 midterms and 1 non-cumulative Final.
Graduate Students and Undergraduate Students will be graded on different criteria
Quizzes:
Weekly LON CAPA quizzes will count for 20% the course grade.

Tentative exam Dates:

Midterm 1:
TBA
Midterm 2:
TBA
Midterm 3:
TBA
Final Exam:
TBA