Names (first & last):
TAs name: Ananya
Assignment 6: Mark recapture
Due: start of lab July 19 & 21
Mark recapture is a technique used by ecologists to estimate population size in a mobile species.
For this assignment, you will
LECTURE 14 June 23rd, 2016
Proximate Explanation How
How is this behaviour triggered? How does this behaviour happen?
How to starlings lock together?
1) Separation Avoid crowding neighbours
LECTURE 23A July 28th 2016
Does mercury exposure in juvenile zebra finches cause harmful effects? Spencer Morran
Study of negative impacts of chemicals on living organisms
eg. Do pesticides have negative impact on bee populations?
Lecture 13 June 21st 2016
Microevolution Evolution at the level of alleles
Evolution is a change in allele frequency in a population over time
What causes change in allele frequency within a population?
How do ne
Reading List 2
Summer 2016 (1164)
Freeman et al (2nd Cnd ed)
Lecture 14: Animal behavior
51.1 An Introduction to Behavioural
In 51.2 Optimal Foraging
51.4 Where Should I live?
51.5 How Should I Communicate (but
When is Communication H
Final Exam v1
Friday August 12th, 2016
8:30 11:30 am
Instructor: Erin Barley
Part A (23 marks) Multiple choice. Circle the best answer.
Part B (20 marks) Recall & short answer. Please a
Lecture 11: Pedigrees and probabilities
Today: A pedigree practice party with a plethora of
purposefully-picked, progressive practice problems! (Yay! :D)
Some context for our analyses
Imagine youre a genetic cou
Lectures 8 and 9:
Mendels Peas and Single-Gene Inheritance
Outline of Lectures 8 and 9
1. Background: Mendel, his peas, and why he succeeded.
2. Mendels single-gene experiments and calculations (basics)
3. Real-life genetics problems (more advanced).
Inheritance of two genes (and more!)
Before we start the lesson
By show of hands
Who has heard of Mendels Law of Independent Assortment?
Who can answer these questions:
Why is this law important, and how is it useful?
How does it help yo
Lecture 3: Discovering DNA Structure,
and Understanding DNA Replication
Textbook vs Lectures
The textbook can often go into a lot of detail (cool stuff!)
But when reading the textbook for this course:
Focus on the topics and terms from our Lectures
Lecture 10: Sex-linked inheritance.
Lots of clickers today, to learn through practice problems!
Outline for Lecture 10
1. Clicker clarifications for PLV content (background)
2. Real world problem-solving: Human Examples (basics)
3. Other sex-linked in
Lectures 5: Translation
Phe Phe Phe Phe Phe
Before initiating our translation lesson
Now that youve had a chance to study Replication and
Transcription, lets solidify that understanding a bit more
Compare and contrast transcription and
Lecture 6: The genetic code (and mutations)
Phe Phe Phe Phe Phe
Today a closer look at the genetic code
To better understand how the genetic code works
which will also help you understand mutations (next).
To learn from the expe
Lecture 7: Mitosis and Meiosis
Today a bit more mitosis and meiosis
(Core ideas already covered in the PLV, but well add a bit
more detail and depth, and make sure you understand it well)
1. A bit of new terminology.
Lecture 4: Gene expression and transcription
Outline of todays lecture
1. Taking closer look at gene expression as a whole.
2. Getting a deeper understanding of transcription in
3. Examining how transcription in eukaryotes is different.
HSCI 130 Mid Term (What to
Paradigm: A typical pattern
Inductive: Interference of general laws
Homeostasis: The tendency for our body to seek balance
LYME disease: an inflammatory disease characterized at first by a rash, headache,
Law of segregation
Individual organisms possess a pair of genes for each trait that is randomly passed to their
offspring. These offspring then have their own pair of genes which is expressed based on
Incomplete dominance-Intermediate between th
Bisc 303- Microbiology
Lecturer/Lab Instructor Peter
Email: [email protected]
Tel: (778) 782-4850
Lab attendance is
Applying some of what we
In 1981 Australian pathologists Robin Warren and Barry
Marshall rediscovered Helicobacter pylori
Isolated bacteria from mucous layer that lines the
gastric epithelium of the stomach
Stomach was thought to be free
Know the terminology associated with controlling
Be able to describe the physical methods that
are used to control microbial growth
What are some of the limitations of the various
What are the 2 major groups of Archaea
What major subgroups of Archaea are there
and how are they categorized?
Why are archaea often referred to as
What are some unique specialized cell
What microbes use photosynthesis?
Prokaryotes 4 major groups and
How is photosynthesis similar in microbes
How does photosynthesis differ in
microbes from plants?
Microbial Metabolism How do microbes get energy?
Use redox potentials to determine e- donors and acceptors
What are the three common ways microbes breakdown glucose
How do they differ?
What is Fermentation?
What are t
Prokaryote Structure &
Function Chapter 3
Differences from Eukaryotic Cells
Terminology for characterizing cell
shape and arrangement
Identify Prokaryotic Cell Structures
and relate them to their function
Major differences among some
Microbial Growth Ch 7
Apply the mathematics of microbial growth
Draw and label the bacterial growth curve
for a closed culture system
Know how to measure microbial growth
Know the environmental factors that affect
What are the 5 groups of proteobacteria
Learn some important organisms in each
What is important about them?
Medical significance, evolutionary significance, unusual
morphological or reproductive features
Some properties of the My
How are prokaryotes classified
Phylogenetic versus Phenetic classifcation
What characteristics are useful to classify
What advantages & limitations do the
classification and identification systems have?
Clicker questions from second
section of BISC 202
(part one of two)
What is the difference between the maternal and
paternal copies of a pair of homologous chromosomes?
A. They would look different in size and shape under a
Recent real exam questions on topics for midterm 3
I have copied 3 sets of questions the answers follow each set. One is just a
single question from someone elses exam that provides more practice. Try to
answer them all first and then check the answers.