BIOLOGY 102: Introductory Biology of Cells

Last Updated: August 2013

 

 

         
  Course Coordinator:
D. Lefebvre
  Textbook:
Brooker et. al. (2nd. Canadian Ed.)
Biology

Weekly assigned tasks from the on-line component of Brooker et. al. will be an important part of the course.

  Moodle:
All course information (e.g., lectures notes, videos, announcements, tests, course timetables) will be posted on Moodle and not on this web page.

  Assessment: 
TBA.  Based on a combination of exam marks, lab assignments, participation marks, and frequent on-line quizzes
  Lectures: 
Two per week.  Lectures are recorded and will also be available for later viewing on Moodle.
 
  Labs:
Four 1.5 hour labs on enzymes, respiration, photosynthesis, and genetics. Written assignments in the form of research papers.

First lab is in the third week of classes.

 

  Group Learning Tutorials:
Specific marked tasks.  Up to 5 x 1.5 hour sessions that alternate with the labs.

First tutorial is in the second week of classes.

 

Announcements:

Buy a lab pass from the bookstore before coming to the lab.

         
Snedden  

First 6 Weeks Lecturer

Wayne Snedden

Topics: Cell Chemistry, Cell Membranes, Animal and Plant Cell Biochemistry

 

Research Interests

Second 6 Weeks Lecturer

Dan Lefebvre

Topics: Molecular and Mendelian Genetics

 

Research Interests

 
Instructor

Rob Snetsinger

Tasks:  All issues that do not involve lecture content (e.g., moodle, marks, illness, conflicts, and lab co-ordination).