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BIOLOGY 1A: COURSE SYLLABUS
: The faculty, all from the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology will hold office
hours (while they are lecturing) as follows:
Time and Location
Phone, Office, Email
F 9:30-11:00, 499 LSA*
3-2462,439 LSA, email@example.com
M12-1, F 1:15-2:15 in 2084 VLSB*
2-7047, 374A Stanley, firstname.lastname@example.org
MTh 2-3 in 2084 VLSB*
2-8319, 591A LSA, email@example.com
* Office hours and location may be revised.
: Mike Meighan. 2-4110, 2088 VLSB, mailbox in 2084 VLSB, e-mail
}. Office hours are M 11-12, W 10-11, 2-3, and by
appointment*. I am available for advice on study habits, techniques, lab and lecture material,
exams and grading issues. I effectively will handle all administrative and grading logistics.
Graduate Student Instructors
: The GSI’s will teach discussion. A discussion GSI will be in the
GSI office, 2084 VLSB, between 10-2, M-F. Messages may be left in your GSI's mailbox in 2084
The deadlines for adding, dropping, and changing your grading option are shown in the
reading list. If you drop after 2/8 you will have low priority for future enrollment.
1. Lectures begin January 23
and end on May 12
. Lectures are held in 1 Pimentel from 8-9
AM. Simulcast will be held in 10 Evans. Lectures will also be available on the web
Occasionally, handouts will be given and they will
be available at the entrance, and at the front of the room. Dr. Schlissel’s lecture slides will be
available on bSpace in PDF format before each lecture. Some handouts are available only
online, others are only available for purchase at Replica Copy, 2140 Oxford. No note taking
service is authorized.
We will routinely email the students about once a week. We will use the
email address you have listed in the CalNet Directory. If it isn’t the one you check, then you
need to change it in the CalNet directory. If you have not received any emails yet, there is a
problem with your listed email address. bSpace will be used frequently, check it!
ADDING: You must already be waitlisted.
To add Bio 1A, you must be enrolled in Bio
1AL or be exempt from concurrent enrollment. See our website for more information. You
cannot be exempt if you are undeclared or your major requires both classes. To request to
enroll, an "
Enroll from Waitlist
" form must be filled out and submitted on-line. It is
available on-line at our website
) or through
It is due by
. You must first be added to the lab course (unless
exempt) – Bio 1AL. The “Enroll from Waitlist” form allows you to request enrollment in
either or both courses. Section assignments will be done directly online by
10 AM on
Monday (January 28
) and can be seen on Tele-BEARS (immediately) or Bear Facts