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

Lecture Schedule
Class meets at M & W; 4:00 ~ 5:15 PM. Rm. SA 126

Lecture #
Date
Topic
Reading:
"Essentials of Genetics"
      1 Jan.-14 (M) An Introduction to Genetics Chap.1; pp 1-11
      2        16 (W) Cell Structure and Cell Cycle  Cells Alive Chap. 2; pp 16 - 20
         21 (M) MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY, No Class ):
      3        23 (W) Mitosis and Cell Division Chap. 2; pp 21 - 24
Jan.-23 (W) Last Day For Registration And To Add a Course
      4        28 (M) Cell Cycle Control and Cancer Chap. 2; pp 24 - 25
      5        30 (W) Meiosis and Sexual Reproduction  (Animation-Real Player 7 is reqired) Chap. 2; pp 25 - 26
Chap. 2; pp 28 - 32
Jan.-30 (W) Last Day To Drop a Course Without a "W"
      6 Feb.- 4  (M) Mendelian Genetics I
The Monohybrid Cross
Chap. 3; pp 37 - 41 
      7           6  (W) Mendelian Genetics II
The Dihybrid Cross
Chap. 3; pp 41 - 44
      8         11 (M) Unit Factors, Genes, Alleles and Homologous Chromosomes  Chap.3; pp 45 - 46
Chap.4; pp 59 - 60
      9         13 (W) Human Pedigrees and A Review For Exam I Chap. 3; pp 50 - 51
          18 (M) EXAM  I
     10         20 (W) Dominance, Incomplete Dominance and Codominance;
Multiple Alleles and ABO Blood Group
Chap. 3; pp 39
Chap. 4; pp 60 - 61
     11       *25 (M) Sex Linked Inheritance and Sex Determination in Humans
Academic Alert Grades Due in EASY
Chap. 4; pp 69-73
Chap. 5; pp 87 - 90
     12         27 (W) Chromosome Mutations: Variation in Number and Structure Chap. 7; pp 121 - 124
Chap. 7; pp 128 - 133
     13 Mar.- 4 (M) Genetics of Human Disease  I.
New Thinking On Breast Cancer...
Designer baby free of Alzheimer's 
Chap. 7; pp 122 - 124
     14         6 (W) Genetics of Human Disease II.
An Entertaining Story To Read During Spring Break:  Cloning, Free Love and UFOs..
Air Pollution and Lung Cancer...
Lecture Note.
Mar. 9 -17 SPRING  RECESSES
     15          18 (M) Skin Color, IQ, and Quantitative Inheritance
AZT-First AIDS Drug- UM Played a Banner Role
Water Chlorination and Miscarriages?
Intelligence Genes Research Update...
Chap. 6; pp 104 - 107
     16          20 (W) DNA Structure and Analysis (Animation 1)
(Animation 2, PCR)
Haviing Fish Tonight?
Courses May not Be Dropped After Today!
Chap. 10; pp 188- 190
Chap. 10; pp 196 - 206
     17          25 (M) RNA, HIV, and AIDS

"Super Corn" Invasion?

Chap.10; pp 195
Chap.10; pp 202 - 203
     18          27 (W) DNA Replication and Synthesis (Animation)
Violent Mind...
Chap. 11; pp 213 - 214
Chap. 11; pp 220 - 223
     19 April 1 (M) Meat On Demand
Review For Exam 2
     3 (W) EXAM II
     20          8 (M) The Genetic Code and Transcription (Animation)
Government Influence On Science?....
Rice Genome
Plant- A Chemical Factory?
Chap. 12; pp 233 -234
Chap. 12; pp 238 - 242
     21        10 (W) Translation and Proteins (Animation) Chap. 13; pp 254-260
     22        15 (M) Recombinant DNA Technology and 
Its Implication For Society
Male Circumcision Found Linked to Female Cervical Cancer
The Complete Human Genome...
Biotech 101 for The Congress
Chap. 16; pp 327
Chap. 19; pp 393 - 409
     23        17 (W) The Genetic Basis of Cancer
The Prospect of Cancer Research...
Chap. 21; pp 432 -445
     24        22 (M) General Review
Air Pollution and Heart Diseases Linked...
   Apr.-24 (W) EXAM  III,   4:00  - 5:15 pm Rm:  SA 126
            *: Classes During Religious Holidays.
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