SYLLABUS

BIL 150 (NT) -- Dr. Daniel (Yunqiu) Wang


No.
DATE
TOPIC
READINGS IN CAMPBELL
1.  Thurs., Aug 23 Nature of Course Chap. 1
 
UNIT I
CELL BIOLOGY
2. Tues., Aug. 28 The Cell Chap. 7, Chap. 8
3. Thurs., Aug. 30 Elementary Chemistry 
Molecules for Energy
Chap. 2; Chap. 5, pp. 58-65
Workshop #1   (5:00 - 6:15 P.M.)
4. Tues., Sep. 4 Cellular Respiration Chap. 6, pp. 83-90; Chap. 9
5. Thurs., Sep. 6 Photosynthesis Chap. 10
Workshop #2   (5:00 - 6:15 P.M.)
6.
Tues., Sep. 11 Proteins Chap. 5, pp. 68-76; Chap. 6, pp. 91-97
7.
Thurs., Sep. 13 Nucleic Acids, Protein Synthesis Chap. 5, pp. 76-88; Chap. 16, Chap. 17
Workshop #3   (5:00 - 6:15 P.M.)
8.
Tues., Sep. 18 Protein Synthesis continued
SnRNAs....
Chap. 18, pp. 337-341; Chap. 19, pp. 351-358
9.
Thurs., Sep. 20 Bacteria and Viruses and a Review Chap. 18, pp. 319-328; Chap. 27
Thurs., Sep. 20
FIRST LECTURE EXAM, AND CLASS GRADE
The up to date student record
(5:00 - 6:15 P.M.)
10. Tues., Sep.25 Cell Communication and Signal Transduction Chap 7., pp 127; Chap. 11, pp 199 - 201
11.
Thurs., Sep. 27 Cancer
Clinical Trials of IMC-C225
Chap. 12, p. 221; Chap. 18, pp. 328; 
Chap. 19, pp. 358-361
Workshop #4   (5:00 - 6:15 P.M.)
UNIT II
ORGANISMAL  BIOLOGY
12. Tues., Oct. 2 Control Systems Chap. 11, pp. 188-198; Chap. 40, pp. 789-990;
Chap. 45, pp. 893-898; Chap. 48, pp. 960-976
13. Thurs., Oct. 4 The  Brain Chap. 48, pp. 979 - 989
Workshop #5
Second Student Grade Report
  (5:00 - 6:15 P.M.)
14. Tues., Oct. 9 Immune System
Additional (optional) Reading...
Chap. 43
15. Thurs., Oct 11 Nutrition and Human Health Chap. 41, pp 792 - 808
Workshop #6   (5:00 - 6:15 P.M.)
16. Tues., Oct 16 Circulation System and Cardiovascular Diseases Chap. 42, pp 811 - 812, 814 - 826
17. Thurs.,Oct.18  Cell Cycle and Asexual Reproduction and a Review Chap. 12.
Thurs., Oct 18
SECOND LECTURE EXAM and CLASS GRADE
(5:00 - 6:15 P.M.)
18. Tues.,Oct 23.   Meiosis and Sexual Reproduction Chap. 13.
19. Thurs., Oct 25  Human Sexual Reproduction Chap. 46 pp 918 - 933
Workshop #7   (5:00 - 6:15  P.M.)
20. Tues., Oct. 30 Developmental Biology Chap. 21, pp. 388-404; Chap. 47, pp. 954-955
Thurs., Nov. 1  MINI-PAPERS DUE IN CLASS
UNIT III
GENETICS 
21. Thurs., Nov. 1 Mendelian Genetics
Monohybrid and Dihybrid Crosses
Chap. 14, pp. 240-249
Helpful Link: Terms To Know in Mendelian Genetics
Workshop #8  (5:00 - 6:15 P.M.)
22. Tues., Nov. 6 Sex Determination and Sex Linked Inheritance Chap. 15,  pp. 261-264; pp. 268-271
23. Thurs., Nov. 8 Multiple Alleles
Linkage and Assorted Topics
Chap. 14, pp. 249-252; Chap. 15, pp. 264-268
Workshop #9  (5:00 - 6:15  P.M.)
24. Tues., Nov 13 Quantitative Inheritance Chap 14. pp 250 -252
25. Thurs., Nov 15 Genetics of Human Disease and a Review
New Development in Huntington Disease Research
A Detailed Article About the Latest Development in Huntington Disease Research 
Chap. 14, pp. 252-258; Chap. 15, 271-276
Chap 17, 312 - 314
Thurs., Nov 15
THIRD LECTUE EXAM and CLASS GRADE
(5:00 - 6:15 P.M.)
26. Tues., Nov. 20 DNA Technology Chap. 18, pp 330 -335; Chap 20, 364 - 378
Nov. 22-25,. THANKSGIVING RECESS
27. Tues., Nov. 27 Practical Applications of DNA Technology Chap. 20, 379 - 385
28.
Thurs., Nov. 29 Bioethics and Future Shock and a General Review
Workshop #10   (5:00 - 6:15 P.M.)
Tues., Dec. 11
FINAL LECTURE EXAM and Your Final Grade
(8:00 - 10:30 a.m.)