Lecture 1 SRR F-2011

Lecture 1 SRR F-2011 - Biology 313 Principles of Genetics...

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Biology 313 Principles of Genetics
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Professor: Dr. Steve Rodermel Office hours: Thurs 4-6 PM 457 Bessey Genetics of photosynthesis Syllabus (Key Elements):
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Teaching Assistant : Bo Chen Graduate Student: Genetics Office hours: 5-7 Wed (or by appointment) 447 Bessey Hall
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Prerequisites Biol 211 and 212 (or equivalent) This course will build on genetics fundamentals, e.g. Mendel, Meiosis, Mitosis, DNA structure, Hardy Weinberg, Evolution
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Textbook Genetics: A Conceptual Approach 4th edition Benjamin A. Pierce Exams emphasize lecture notes and assigned problems (these will be from 4 th edition), so 3 rd edition is ok for most uses
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Course Details - Web resources Blackboard: Will contain: 1. Lecture powerpoints and overheads 2. Exam and quiz answers 3. Grades 4. Syllabus
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Five hourly exams (100 pts each) = 500 pts 15 Pop Quizzes (10 points each) = 100 pts (Can drop five) TOTAL= 600 pts There will be no FINAL, but……….
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Policy on Make-up exams and quizzes If you miss a quiz (for any reason), it will automatically be one of the ones that is dropped. If you miss an exam (for any reason), or if you wish to try for a higher exam grade, you will have the opportunity to take a “make-up” exam at the time of the final. This will be a cumulative exam. Exams & Quizzes
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Walk through course: page 2 syllabus
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Grades Grading Scale: Grades might be curved, but you will be guaranteed of the following grades as a baseline minimum (90%, 80%, 70%, 60%): A = 540 - 600 B = 480 - 539 C = 420 - 479 D = 360 - 419 F = lower than 359
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About Biology 313L (Genetics Lab) There is rough coordination between the experiments & techniques in 313L and the topics in 313, but 313L is a separate class from 313
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This note was uploaded on 09/14/2011 for the course BIO 313 taught by Professor Rodermel during the Fall '11 term at Iowa State.

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Lecture 1 SRR F-2011 - Biology 313 Principles of Genetics...

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