Genetics and Society – BIL 104(G)
-Dr. Daniel Yunqiu Wang

Lecture Schedule
Class meets at M, W, and F; 2:00 ~ 2:50 PM. Rm. SA 145

Lecture #
Date
Topic
Reading:
"Human Genetics
Concepts and Applications"
Ricki Lewis
      1 Jan.-21(W) An Introduction to Genetics
The Hunt for Cancer Susceptible Genes
Chap.1; pp 1-14
      2
       -23(F) Cell Structure and Cell Cycle  Cells Alive
Want to know Alzheimer's risk?
Chap. 2; pp 20 - 32
      3
       -26(M) Mitosis and Cell Division
An Individual's Genome at the Cost of $1000, Is It Now or in the Future?
Chap. 2; pp 33-35
      4
       -28(W) Cell Cycle Control, Apoptosis, Stem Cells and Cancer
Genes, Prions, Mad Cow Disease, and Cannibalism...
Hunting the Mad Cow Genes...
Chap. 2; pp 33-40
      5
       -30(F) Meiosis and Sexual Reproduction (Animation-Real Player 7 is reqired)
Chap. 3; pp 49- 56
      6
Feb.-2(M) Mendelian Genetics I The Monohybrid Cross
Hair color and your mother's diet...
Chap. 4; pp 75 - 84
      7
        4(W) Mendelian Genetics II the Dihybrid Cross and Pedigree Analysis
Thoughts and Gene Expression
Soul Searching...
Last Day To Drop a Course Without a "W"
Chap. 4; pp 85 - 90
     
        6(F)  Review For Exam 1
     
        9(M) EXAM I
 
      8
       11(W) Sexual Development and Traits Inherited on Sex Chromosomes 1
Cure For Hemophilia...
Chap. 6; pp 116-120
      9
       13(F) Sexual Development and Traits Inherited on Sex Chromosomes 2
Chap. 6; pp 120-126
      10
       16(M) X Inactivation Equalizes the Sexes and Gender Effects on Phenotype
Vanquishing Tay-Saches Disease...
Chap. 6; pp 126-133
      11
       18(W)
Multiple Alleles and Multifactorial Traits 1
IQ genes...
Chap. 7; pp 138 - 144
      12
        20(F) Multiple Alleles and Multifactorial Traits 2
IQ may vary with class...
Chap. 7; pp 144 - 152
     13         23(M) The Genetics of Behavior
The Genetics of Anxiety...
The Genetics of Depression...
Old Age Genes found....
Chap. 8; pp 156 - 166
    
         25(W) Review For Exam 2
Cloned Embryo --- Windows on Human Diseases...

    
         27 (F) Exam 2

     14  Mar.-1(M) Exploring Biology Series 1:
Alzheimer's Disease

Academic Alert Grades Due in EASY
"Alzheimer's Disease"
By Roger Knowles
(Supplements Package)
     15          3(W) DNA Structure and Replication
Gene Passport Everyone?
Chap. 9; pp 172-186
     16          5(F) Gene Action and Expression 1
spinage-electricity
Chap. 10; pp 190 - 200
     17          8(M) Gene Action and Expression 2
Transgenic tree...
RNAi lower cholestrol
Chap. 10; pp 200 - 207
     18
        10(W)
Gene Mutation
It's better to eat the whole tomato...
Vole helps man..
Chap. 11; pp 212- 230
     19
         12(F)
Chromosomes
Are You Reading My Mind?   YES...
To Cure the "Down"...
Chap.12; pp 236-259

Mar.13 ~ 20
Spring Break

      20
         22(M)
Exploring Biology Series 2:
The Human Genome 1
The Human Genome
By Jeremy Cherfas
Pages: 14 ~ 23
(Supplements Package)
      21
         24(W)
Exploring Biology Series 2:
The Human Genome 2
The Human Genome
By Jeremy Cherfas
Pages: 28 ~ 65
(Supplements Package)
    
         26(F) Review for Exam 3

    
Mar. 29(M) Exam 3

     22
         31(W) Population Genetics 1 (When Allele Frequencies Stay Constant) Chap.13; pp 264 - 274
     23 Apr.-2(F) Population Genetics 2 (Changing Allele Frequencies) Chap.14; pp 278 - 294
     24         5(M) Exploring Biology Series 3:
Genetic Testimony- A Guide To Forensic DNA Profiling 1
Genetic Testimony
By charlotte A. Spencer
Pages: 1 ~ 23
(Supplements Package)
     25        7(W) Exploring Biology Series 3:
Genetic Testimony- A Guide To Forensic DNA Profiling 2
Genetic Testimony
By charlotte A. Spencer
Pages: 24 ~ 35
(Supplements Package)
     26
        9(F)
Population Genetics 3 (Human Origins and Evolution) Chap. 15; pp 300 -319
     27
       12(M)
Genetics of Immunity 1
Chap. 16; pp 324 - 334
     28
       14(W)
Genetics of Immunity 2
Pigs with human genes...
Cats and dogs...
Chap. 16; pp 335-346
     29
       16(F)
The Genetics of Cancer 1
Aspirin and Breast Cancer
Chap. 17; pp 352-360
     30
       19(M)
The Genetics of Cancer 2
Racial prejudice makes you stupider...
Chap. 17; pp 360-367
     31
        21(W)
Genetically Modified Organisms 1
Curry ingredient may fight Cystic Fibrosis...
Chap. 18; pp 372 -380
     32
        23(F)
Genetically Modified Organisms 2
Chimp Chromosome 22 and Human Chromosome 21
BioTech-Summit-2004
Chap. 18; pp 380 -385
     33
        26(M)
Gene Therapy
The Future of Gene Therapy
Gene therapy treating Alzheimer's disease...
Chap. 19; pp 390 -395
     34
        28(W)
Genetic Counseling
U.S.-Banned Fertility Method Tried in China...
Chap. 19 pp 396 -403

        30(F)
General Review


May.-5(W)
Final Exam    2:00 ~ 2:50 pm
Rm: SA 145
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