Bio 201 F09 True lect 2 (L2)v3r

Bio 201 F09 True lect 2 (L2)v3r - Today’s factoid • A...

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Unformatted text preview: Today’s factoid • A third subtype of HIV‐I virus was discovered this year by French researchers • Most closely related to a SIV virus in gorillas • Isolated from a woman in Cameroon – she has not shown any AIDS disease symptoms • Thought to have “jumped” from gorilla to humans via either a bite or human butchering/consumpQon of gorilla meat • see ‘ New HIV Strain discovered ‘ posted in ‘Biology in the News folder on BB http://msnbcmedia1.msn.com/j/msnbc/Components/Photos/ 060219/060219_CinGorilla_vmed.widec.jpg announcement • buTons for access to Bio Portal and Prep‐U have been added to the BB site – upper le¡ of main page • ¢his will take to you to a site where you can purchase access to these resources separately if you did not buy the Bio 201 SBU Bookstore package, but instead bought the book from an alternaQve vendor • SBU bookstore package is likely the most economical opQon clarifcaQon • accepted situaQons For makeup exams – medical (with documentaQon) – bereavement (with documentaQon) – unexpected auto breakdown or accident • documentaQon = POLICE REPORT • NOT accepted situaQons (preventable and/or impossible to document) – oversleeping, etc. – traffic jams – weather delays to commute – auto breakdowns preventable by maintenance – anything else that is impossible to document Echo video recording system • Worked on Monday – except no sound • Supposedly this is now fxed – I’ll fnd out later today • Once the system is working, links to the lectures will be posted on BB • stay tuned "Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evoluQon.” ‐Theodosius Dobzhansky (1973) www.pbs.org/.../06/ 2/image_pop/l_062_04.html Biology before Darwin • Biodiversity and anatomy of organisms studied to understand and glorify Divinity • Species seen as Fxed, unchanging enQQes...
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