Group 26 Members
Case Study Task 4: Putting your Skills to Use
4.a. People are concerned about the effects that the pythons are having on the ecological
community and want to eliminate or at least control the python population. Using the data
Group 26 Members
Case Study Task 3: Observation Exercise
Burmese pythons, Python molurus bivittatus, are native to Southeast Asia, but have
become established in South Florida (see Dorcas et al.s (2012) Fig. 1 below).
The number of pythons in south Florid
Burmese pythons: an exotic invasive species in the Everglades
Case Study Task 1: Plant form and function applied to habitat in the Everglades
Background and Goal:
In class, we have been covering organismal evolution and diversity. As y
Friday, September 4, 2015
What are the features that distinguish the green algae from other protists?
What are the features that unite the green algae and the land plants? How do plants and green algae differ?
Similar: plants and
Biology 1108 Exam Review- Rachael Peacock
Unit 5 & 6
Video 5-1: introduction to homeostasis
Homoeostasis = the tendency of an organism or cell to regulate its internal conditions,
maintaining relatively stable internal physiological conditions under varyi
T ype of Wood
T ype of wood
Numbe r of t e rmit e s
Numbe r of T e rmit e s
VOCABULARY. Give the correct term or phrase for each definition.
A proposed explanation for a phenomenon based on prior knowledge or observations.
A friend calls to say that his car would not start this morning. He asks for your h
1. You measure the distribution of a trait over time in a population and find that
from the start of your experiment to the end (after many generations), the
distribution of your trait remains a bell curve and the mean remains the same.
However, the curve
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Something occurred recently that has government
ocials in Michigan and Ontario working together;
what agreement are they working on, and why?
One genus of fungi, Cordyceps, includes paras
Story for Bio Lab Final Presentation
Elijah Alexander, a 5 month old boy was brought to the hospital for evaluation after Martha and
Steve, his mother and father, noticed that he had one convulsion with a cough and fever. The
infant has history of ear inf
True/False (4 pts each) (A = True, B = False)
1) The codon CUG codes for the amino acid
leucine in your cells. CUG codes for the same
amino acid in essentially all other organisms.
13) If the following different-sized DNA
fragments were separated by gel
8/21/15 Phylogenetic Trees
Friday, August 21, 2015
Understand what phylogenetic trees do and do not communicate
Be able to construct a simple phylogenetic tree based on either set of morphological or molecular data.
Be able to
8/28/2015 Eukaryotic Origins
Friday, August 28, 2015
What are the evolutionary relationships between Archaea, Bacteria & Eukaryotes? Eukaryotes came from some combo
of archaea and bacteria. Chloroplasts were a cyanobacteria that was ingested by a
Chemotaxis attraction of immune cells to damaged tissue area because of chemical
Diapedesis pores are small enough to prevent RBCs from getting out. WBCs need a
way to get through the small pores. They do this by squeezing some of cell
BCMB 3100 Chapters 36-38
Transcription & RNA Processing
Definition of gene
Gene coding vs template strand
Transcription in E. coli
Biological information flow
_ - a DNA sequence that is
True/False (4 pts each) A = True, B = False)
1) Changing the first nucleotide in a codon is
more likely to change the amino acid it codes
for than changing the third nucleotide in the
13) Gel electrophoresis separates DNA segments
on the basis of t
Disruptive evolution and speciation in Geospiza fortis
A case study based on Huber, S. K., De Leon, L. F., Hendry, A. P., Bermingham, E., & Podos,
J. (2007) Reproductive isolation of sympatric morphs in a population of Darwin's finches. Proc
FRetired Exam 1 Study Doc
1. Please try not to go too in-depth on the simple questions (like
definitions/examples, etc.). I think Dr. Manis questions will be pretty
straight-forward; Dr. Walkers questions however will be heavily conceptbased, so I would
Please mark an X if youve used/contributed to/ found this google doc useful. Ill try to start
another one up for the next test sooner if most people find that it helps! : XXXXXX
SO ONLY FIRST 5 SLIDES OF CHAPTER 14? I think so!
Good luck everyone! :)
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Can we go ahead and make a final google doc with the final
learning objectives on it? Yes please!
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