Biology 2290F/G—Scientific Methods in Biology
Course Outline (Syllabus) 2009/2010
(1) Course Information:
Biology 2290F/G is a laboratory course in the UWO Biology program dedicated to enabling
students to apply sound experimental investigation and analyses to biological questions.
Selected technical, analytical, and communication skills are introduced in diverse biological
contexts as students rotate through four areas of study.
Summary of course structure:
Students are registered into one of 12 Sections (001–012).
The term is divided into 4, three
week-long rotations (Rotation 1–4).
Four Units (named for the instructors) are offered in
Students will attend classes according to the following timetable:
Rotation # 1
Jan 11–Jan 28
Feb 1–Feb 25
Mar 1–Mar 18
Mar 22–Apr 8
Scheduled Class Times:
Sections 001, 004, 007 and 010: Monday 2:30–4:30, Wednesday 2:30–5:30.
Sections 002, 005, 008 and 011: Tuesday 9:30–11:30, Thursday 8:30–11:30.
Sections 003, 006, 009 and 012: Tuesday 2:30–4:30, Thursday 2:30–5:30.
Dean Unit: NCB 325.
Gray Unit: NCB 114.
Krajnyk Unit: NCB 331.
Zabulionis Unit: NCB 330.
A grade of at least 60% in Biology 1222/1223 (
) is a prerequisite for this course.
Unless you have either the prerequisite for this course or written special permission from the
Dean of your Faculty to enrol in it, you will be removed from the course and it will be
deleted from your record.
This decision may not be appealed.
You will receive no
adjustment to your fees in the event that you are dropped from the course for failing to have