Photos by Dr. Steve Kucera taken at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, May 2010.
Top photo: "Waltz of the Polypeptides" sculpture showing ribosomes moving along and translating a mRNA to produce the tertiary structure of the immune system protein Blys, which is shown in the bottom picture.
BIO 320 - Spring 2012

Syllabus
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Lecture Plan --- Course Objectives

Tips for Preparing for 300/320

Course Grades to Date
(updated 29 March 3 30 pm)


HW1 - Due 1/26 at the start of class:
2.1, 2.4, 2.7, 210, 2.11, 2.13, 2.15-2.17, 2.19,
2.20, 2.29, 2.30, 2.32, & 2.36 (optional), 2.37 - 2.39 ; 3.1, 3.5, 3.8, 3.9, 3.13 - 16, & 3.36

HW 1 Solutions


HW 2 - Due Tuesday, 2/7 at the start of class:
Chapter 4:1, 3, 4, 7, 8, 19, 20, 27, 33 &
Chapater 5: 1 - 5, 8, 9, 11, 14 - 16, 18, 19, 23

HW 2 Solutions


HW 3 - Due Thursday, 2/16 when you take your exam:
Chapter 6:2 - 6, 12 - 18, 21, 24, 26, 28, 37

HW 3 Solutions (see back of the book for problems not solved here)


HW 4 - Due Thursday, 2/28: Chapter 7: 1-3, 5, 6,11,15, 16-20 ; Chapter 11: 1, 2, 8,
13, 15, 17, 25 36 ; Chapter 12: 1, 3, 4, 6 - 10, 13, 14, 19, 24, 25, 32, 33

HW 4 Solutions

HW 5 - Due Tuesday, 3/20 (Solutions posted on Sunday): Chapter 13:
3, 6, 12, 19, 25, read the ABSTRACT of this article (read more if you
are interested, but that is optional; Chapter 14: 2, 4, 6, 10

HW 5 Solutions

HW 6 - Due Tuesday, 4/17. Chapter 8 - Skip Pyrosequencing. Probs: 2, 3, 8, 9, 15, 29, 31 ;
Chapter 10 : 1a, 3 (different problem than 8.29), 4, 5, 13, 20 ;
Chapter 17: 1, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9 Table 17A

HW 6 Solutions

Suggested problems from Chapters 15 and 16:

Chapter 15: 1, 3, 4 ; Chapter 16: 1, 2, 4a & b, 6 (synapsis only), 13, 14, 25 - 27

Laboratories:

Week 1 - Cell Division - Mendel, Probability and the Chi Square Test

Drosophila Data Shet - Red / White - DNA Digestion and Electrophoresis

Web Assignment due 4/27 by 9 pm
- Kucera 14s256 alleles - Kucera primers
Kucera Primer Order
- Kucera Huntington's RS - Paragraph about your choice