Biology 162 Laboratory - Section 111/112
Last updated: April 27, 2006.

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Joseph W. Brown josephwb@umich.edu

Laboratory:
Room 1060 Chemistry (Tuesday 2:00-5:00)

Discussion:
Room 1239 Chemistry (Thursday 2:30-4:00)

Office hours:
Wednesday 1-3 in Science Learning Centre (SLC)

Course website: here Syllabus: here

Read manual and assigned readings BEFORE coming to laboratory!!!

All notes are in pdf format. CTools notes = CT.

Laboratory Schedule:

     
 
   
   
 
Future instructors: email me if you like my PowerPoint slides.
Date Activity Title Notes Comments
January 10 Lab #1  Cell Structure/Function  Introduction/Cell Structure Notes  Welcome!
January 12 Discussion #1  Secrets Of The Cell  Secrets Of The Cell CT Osmosis  O-M-P #1
January 17 Lab #2a  Enzyme Action I-III  Enzyme Kinetics  Prepare for group experiments
January 19 Discussion #2  Biomolecules  CT Enzyme Results  Bring text book
January 24 Lab #2b  Enzyme Action IV-VI  Group Experiments  Quiz #1
January 26 Discussion #3  EnzymeLab  EnzymeLab CT  Going to the SLC; Exam #1 Monday
January 31 Lab #3  Glycolysis/Respiration  Cricket Lab  Hand in assignment #1
February 2 Discussion #4  Enzyme Presentations  CT None  O-M-P #2
February 7 Lab #4a  Genetic Engineering I  Genetic Engineering Intro.  Exam/Presentation marks back
February 9 Discussion #5  Cloning With Plasmids  CT  Print out CTools notes
February 14 Lab #4b  Genetic Engineering II  DNA Isolation  Quiz #2
February 16 Discussion #6  Transcription/Translation  CT  Assignment #2; Exam #2 Monday
February 21 Lab #4c  Genetic Engineering III  Gel Electrophoresis Gel  Exams back Thursday
February 23 Discussion #7  Prion Video  CT  Assignment #3; O-M-P #3
February 28 None  N/A  None  Have a nice break
March 2 None  N/N  None  Have a nice break
March 7 Lab #5  Cell Reproduction  Cell Reproduction  Welcome Back
March 9 Discussion #8  Evolution Exhibit  Marks-to-date! CT  Meet at Discussion room
March 14 Lab #6  Sordaria Genetics  Sordaria Lab  
March 16 Discussion #9  Genetics Problems  CT  Quiz #3
March 21 Lab #7  Population Genetics  None  Read lab manual
March 23 Discussion #10  Phylogenetics  CT Introduction to Phylogenetics  Quiz #4; Exam #3 Monday
March 28 Lab #8  Plant Adaptation  None  Botanical Gardens
March 30 Discussion #11  Lions article  CT1 CT2  Quiz #5
April 4 Lab #9  Pillbug Behaviour  Scientific Method, Woodlice  
April 6 Discussion #12  Mice and Mast Article  CT1 CT2 Marks CB 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8  Quiz #6, GSI evaluation
April 11 Lab #10  Population Ecology  None  Going to the SLC
April 13 Discussion #13  Pillbug Presentations  CT *** Final Marks ***  Good luck on final exam

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