BIOL 1000

Biology: Foundations of Life

(Formerly 071.100) A course in unifying principles of biology including cell biology, bioenergetics, cell division, genetics and evolution. May not be used for credit in a Major or Honours program in the Biological Sciences. Not to be held with BIOL 1001, BIOL 1020, BIOL 1021, the former 071.125, or 071.201. Prerequisite: Any grade 12 or 40S Mathematics course (50%), or equivalent.

Fall 2017 sections

Lecture sections

  • A01
    Instructors: John Markham
    CRN: 10226
    Lecture Location: 231 Isbister
    Dates: September 07 – December 08
    Slot 3: 10:30 AM–11:20 AM, M.W.F.
  • A02
    Instructors: John Markham
    CRN: 10229
    Lecture Location: 200 Fletcher Argue
    Dates: September 07 – December 08
    Slot 8: 1:30 PM–2:20 PM, M.W.F.
  • A03
    Instructors: Jason Robert Treberg
    CRN: 10230
    Lecture Location: 343 Drake Centre
    Dates: September 07 – December 08
    Slot 10: 1:00 PM–2:15 PM, Tu.Th.
  • A04
    Instructors: Emily A. McKinnon
    CRN: 11557
    Lecture Location: 418 Machray Hall
    Dates: September 07 – December 08
    Slot 6: 11:30 AM–12:20 PM, M.W.F.

Online sections

  • D01
    Instructors: Mike Shaw
    CRN: 10781
    On-Line Study Location: Online
    Dates: September 07 – December 08
  • D02
    Instructors: Mike Shaw
    CRN: 10782
    On-Line Study Location: Online
    Dates: September 07 – December 08

Important Dates

December 11 – December 21: Fall Term Exam Period (includes tests and midterm exams for Fall/Winter Term classes)

December 22 – January 1: Winter Holiday (University Closed)

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Karen Dunmall PhD Oral Defense: “Pacific salmon in the Canadian Arctic Indicators of Change” — Tuesday, December 19 at 10 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Matthew Doering, PhD Proposal: “Adding spice to fungicides: Discovery of novel genes operating in specialised metabolite biosynthesis in Piper spp. (Piperaceae)” — Wednesday, December 20 at 11 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Jared Field, MSc Defense: “Alternative splicing of Bnip3 modulates calcium signals to prevent mitochondrail-dependent cell death and regulate gene expression” — Wednesday, December 20 at 1 p.m., 201 BSB.