BIOL 211G - Cellular and Organismal Biology Lecture Schedule

Date

Lecture Topic

Reading Assignment

Jan 14

Introduction to Course

Syllabus, Chapter 1

Jan 17

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

NO CLASS

Jan 19

Chemistry review

Section 2.1, 2.2

Jan 21

Macromolecules carbohydrates, lipids

Section 2.3

Jan 24

Macromolecules - Proteins, nucleic acids

Section 2.3

Jan 26

Cell Structure prokaryotes vs eukaryotes

Section 3.1, 3.2, 22.1, 20.2

Jan 28

Cell Structure animal cells vs plant cells

Section 3.3, 3.4

Jan 31

Membrane structure

Section 4.1

Feb 2

Membrane function

Section 4.1

Feb 4

EXAM 1

Covering Jan 14 Feb 2

Feb 7

Energy, Metabolism

Chp 5, parts of all sections

Feb 9

Photosynthesis

Section 6.2, 6.3

Feb 11

Photosynthesis

Section 6.4

Feb 14

Cellular Respiration

Sections 7.1, 7.2, 7.3

Feb 16

Cellular Respiration

Section 7.4, 7.5

Feb 18

EXAM 2

Covering Feb 7 Feb 15

Feb 21

Cell Cycle and Mitosis

Sections 8.1, 8.2

Feb 23

Mitosis continued

Sections 8.2, 8.3

Feb 25

Meiosis

Sections 9.1, 9.3

Feb 28

Mendelian Genetics

Sections 10.1, 10.2

Mar 2

Mendelian Genetics

Sec 10.3 only to pg 191, 11.1, 11.2, 11.4

Mar 4

DNA Structure

Sections 12.1, 12.2

Mar 7

DNA Replication

Section 12.3

Mar 9

Transcription

Section 13.1, 13.2

Mar 11

Translation

Section 13.3

Mar 14

Gene Regulation

Section 13.1, in more detail

Mar 16

Review for Exam 3

 

Mar 18

EXAM 3

Covering Feb 21 Mar 16

 

Spring Break

NO CLASSES

Mar 28

Introduction to the Animal Kingdom

Sec 1.2, 24.1, 24.2, 30.1

Mar 30

Introduction to the Plant Kingdom

Chapter 22 all sections

Apr 1

Homeostasis

Sections 30.2, 30.3, 38.1

Apr 4

Water Balance Plants

Sections 22.1, 6.5

Apr 6

Water Balance Animals

Sections 38.2 through 38.5

Apr 8

Transport Plants

Sections 26.1, 27.3, 27.4

Apr 11

Transport Animals

Sections 35.1, 35.2

Apr 13

EXAM 4

Covering Mar 28 Apr 11

Apr 15

Nutrition Animals

Chapter 37 all sections

Apr 18

Nutrition Plants

Sections 27.1

Apr 20

Sensory Systems Animals

Sections 31.1 through 31.4

Apr 22

Sensory Systems Plants

Sections 29.2, 29.3

Apr 25

Reproduction Animals

Sections 9.1, 9.2, 9.4

Apr 27

Reproduction Plants

Sections 28.1, 28.2

Apr 29

Review for Final Exam

 

May 6

FINAL EXAM 8:00-10:00am