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COURSE SCHEDULE
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Quizzes
and Exams

Laboratory
Work

Jan. 18-22
(Holiday,
Jan. 18)

Course Introduction

The Process of Science


Laboratory Information

Introductory Assignment (Assignment 1)

Jan. 25-29

Biology:The Study of Life

The Chemistry of Life: Water

Quiz #1
(due 1/31)

Scientific Investigation
(Assignment 2)

Feb. 1-5

The Chemistry of Life: Organic Molecules

Enzymes and Energy

Quiz #2
(due 2/7)
Enzymes and Biochemical Assays
(Assignment 3)
Feb. 8-12
(Wellness day,
Feb. 9)

Introduction to Cells

Prokaryotes: Single-Celled Organisms

Quiz #3
(due 2/14)

No lab assignment
Feb. 15-19

Eukaryotes: Animal Cells I

Eukaryote: Animal Cells II

EXAM 1:
Feb. 15-17
Microscopes and Cells
(Assignment 4)
Feb. 22-26

Eukaryotes: Fungal cells and Protista

Eukaryotes: Plant Cells

Quiz #4
(due 2/28 )
Metabolism: Respiration and Fermentation
(Assignment 5)
March 1-5
(Wellness day , March 5)

The Cell Cycle I

Quiz #5
(due 3/7)
Metabolism:
Photosynthesis

(Assignment 6)
March 8-12

The Cell Cycle II

The Purpose and Process of Meiosis

Quiz #6
(due 3/14)
Cells and Cell Division (Assignment 7)


March 15-19

Patterns of Inheritance

Linkage and Genetic Disorders

EXAM 2:
March 15-17

Introduction to Genetics
(Assignment 8)

March 22-26
(Wellness day, March 24)

The Molecular Basis of Inheritance

Gene regulation

Quiz #7
(due 3/28)
Solving Genetics Problems
(Assignment 9)
March 29-
April 2

Development of Plants

Development of Animals I

Quiz #8
(due 4/4)

Development I
(Assignment 10)

April 5-9

Development of Animals II

Developmental Genetics

Quiz #9
(due 4/11)
Development II
(Assignment 11)
April 12-16
(Wellness day, April 15)

Bacterial and Viral Genetics

Genetic Technology and Bioinformatics

EXAM 3:
April 12-14

No lab assignment

April 19-23

Biotechnology

The Plasma Membrane

Quiz #10
(due 4/25)
Molecular Genetics
(Assignment 12)

April 26-30

Cell Communication I

Cell Communication II

No quizBiotechnology
( Assignment 13)

Final Exam: May 5-7