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Biology refresher

Instructor: Nick Barton

Teaching Assistant: Stefanie Belohlavy

Description

 


Requirements/Exams

1 presentation or essay, 2 short paper summaries

 


Credits

 


Final Grade

 pass/fail

 

 

 

 

Schedule (subject to change)

Date Topic Location Other
Thu, September 22: 9:00-10:30 Evolutionary Biology Mondi 3 lecture
Tue, September 27: 9:00-11:00 Evolutionary Biology Mondi 3 recitation
Thu, September 29: 9:00-10:30 Molecular Biology Mondi 3 lecture
Wed, October 5: 9:00-11:00 Molecular Biology Mondi 3 recitation
Fri, October 7: 9:00-10:30 Open Questions Mondi 3 lecture
Tue, October 11: 10:15- 12:15 Open Questions Mondi 3 recitation

Homework

File Due Date

Additional Downloads

"Experiments in Plant Hybridization", Gregor Mendel, 1865

Darwin's sketch of his theory

History of Evolution (Ch1 from Nick's book) part 1

History of Evolution (Ch1 from Nick's book) part 2

Origin of Molecular Biology (Ch2 from Nick's book) part 1

Origin of Molecular Biology (Ch2 from Nick's book) part 2

Central Dogma of Molecular Biology

Chapter 10 from "The Eigth Day of Creation"

Boltzmann, Darwin and THE current challenge of the life sciences

"From Signals to Patterns: Space, Time and Mathematics in Developmental Biology"


Lecture 1 (History of Evolution)

Lecture 2 (Origin of Molecular Biology)