Readings

All readings are from the required course textbook:

Buy at Amazon Sadava, D.E., D.M. Hills, H.C. Heller, and M. Berenbaum. Life, the Science of Biology, 10th edition. W. H. Freeman, 2012. ISBN: 9780321558237.

LEC # TOPICS READINGS
1 Introduction & The Cell Chapter 1: Sections 1.1–1.3, Chapter 5: Sections 5.1–5.5
2 Biochemistry 1 Chapter 2: Sections 2.1–2.4, Chapter 3: Section 3.1 & 3.3
3 Biochemistry 2 Chapter 4: Section 4.1, Chapter 13: Section 13.2
4 Biochemistry 3 Chapter 3: Section 3.2, Chapter 8: Sections 8.1, 8.3–8.5
5 Genetics 1 Chapter 11: Section 11.1, 11.3–11.5
6 Genetics 2 Chapter 12: Section 12.1
7 Genetics 3 Chapter 12: Sections 12.4 & 12.5
8 Genetics 4 Chapter 12: Section 12.2
9 Molecular Biology 1 Chapter 13: Section 13.3
EXAM I (1–8)
10 Molecular Biology 2 Chapter 14: Sections 14.1–14.4
11 Molecular Biology 3 Chapter 14: Sections 14.1–14.4
12 Molecular Biology 4 Chapter 14, Section 14.5
13 Recombinant DNA 1 Chapter 18: Sections 18.1–18.3, 18.5 & 18.6
14 Recombinant DNA 2 Chapter 13: Section 13.5, Chapter 17: Section 17.1–17.5
15 Recombinant DNA 3 Chapter 18: Section 18.4, Chapter 17: Section 17.4
16 Recombinant DNA 4 Chapter 15: Section 15.5
17 Cell Biology 1 Chapter 14: Section 14.6
18 Cell Biology 2 Chapter 14: Section 14.6
19 Cell Biology 3 Chapter 7: Sections 7.1–7.5
20 Cell Biology 4 Chapter 11: Sections 11.1–11.3
EXAM II (9–18)
21 Cancer 1 Chapter 11: Section 11.7
22 Cancer 2 Chapter 11: Section 11.7
23 Cancer 3 Chapter 11: Section 11.7
24 Development 1 Chapter 19: Sections 19.1–19.3
25 Development 2 Chapter 19: Sections 19.4 & 19.5
26 Stem Cells Chapter 11: Section 11.6, Chapter 19: Sections 19.1 & 19.5
27 Tissue Repair [No Readings]
28 Tissue Engineering [No Readings]
29 Immunology 1 Chapter 42: Sections 42.1–42.3
EXAM III (19–28)
30 Immunology 2 Chapter 42: Sections 42.4–42.6
31 Neurobiology 1 Chapter 45: Sections 45.1–45.4
32 Neurobiology 2 Chapter 46: Section 46.1
33 Neurobiology 3 Chapter 47: Section 47.3
34 Neurobiology 4 [No Readings]
35 The Genomic Revolution [No Readings]
36 Future of Biology [No Readings]