Lab1. intro-pop.gen-evolution

Lab1. intro-pop.gen-evolution - BIOLOGY 1209 Spring 2012...

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1 + BIOLOGY 1209 Spring 2012 section 17& 18 Section 17: Tuesday 15:10-18:00 Section 18: Tuesday 18:10- 21:00 + n Maria Mercedes Gavilanez n Office: LSB 287 n Office Hrs: TUE & FRI 10:30-11:30 n E-mail: [email protected] n Mailbox: LSB 107
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2 + Lab Policies n Attendance at each scheduled lab, no make-ups so prepare ahead. n Be On time: Quizzes will start 10mins after the OFFICIAL beginning of class. n Come prepared: read manual, additional material in Moodle and complete online quizzes : there is one EVERY WEEK n Check your email regularly, and e-mail me with any concerns you have. I will use your @TIGERS.LSU.EDU ADDRESS n Record your own data. Even if working in groups, all written assignments are to be presented INDIVIDUALLY n Safety rules/procedures should be followed. Report spills, cuts, allergies. n Clean up your work area before you leave. n Push your stools under the lab bench as you leave. + Safety n Equipment: eyewash, fire extinguisher, first-aid kit, and safety goggles n Gloves are LATEX (but non-latex are available) n No food, drink, or gum allowed in lab! n Close-toed shoes are required! n Broken glass à Broken Glass Box n n Wash your hands before you leave! n Cell phones, pagers, beepers must be on SILENT and PUT AWAY n Sign and turn in safety sheet (in your manual)
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3 + Grading n Quiz Format- 10 points, no multiple choice n Every week – in addition to online quizzes n Individual Work n Wording and structure of the work should be different n Code of student conduct and Dean n Late assignments: 10% off grade/day GRADE DISTRIBUTION: Lab Quizzes (10), lowest score dropped 30% Pre-lab Quizzes (10), on-line 10% In-class writing assignments (2) 10% Writing Assignments (2) 15% Lab Report (1) 10% Final Exam 25% + Grading Scale: A 90.00-100% B 80.00-89.99% C 70.00-79.99% D 60.00-69.99% F <60.00% Extends to 2 decimal points; based on this a grade of 89.99 will be a "B” Your participation in the laboratories is essential to your grade in this course Come to classes Be on time Ask questions Come to office hours if there is something you don’t understand
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4 + Lab #1 Intro, Population genetics, Evolution + Evolution : Change in the genetic make-up of a population over time. Definition: Evolution
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5 + EVOLUTION : Change in the genetic make-up of a population over time “Population”: a number of individuals from the same species that live in a particular place at a specific time.
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2012 for the course BIOL BIOL 1209 taught by Professor Gregg during the Spring '09 term at LSU.

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Lab1. intro-pop.gen-evolution - BIOLOGY 1209 Spring 2012...

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