BIOL 2240

The Non-Flowering Plants

(Lab Required) (Formerly BOTN 2110, 001.211) An introduction to the mosses and liverworts, ferns and their allies, and conifers, specifically treating their structure, reproduction, identification and ecological significance. Not to be held with the former BOTN 2110, 001.211. Prerequisite: one of BIOL 1030, BIOL 1031, or the former 071.125 (C).

Winter 2018 sections

Lecture section

  • A01
    Instructors: Bruce Ford
    CRN: 51356
    Lecture Location: 207 Buller
    Dates: January 03 – April 06
    Slot 4: 8:30 AM–9:45 AM, Tu.Th.

Lab sections

  • B01
    Instructors: Carla Zelmer, Bruce Ford
    CRN: 51513
    Laboratory Location: 314 Buller
    Dates: January 03 – April 06
    Time: 2:30 PM–5:25 PM, W.
  • B02
    Instructors: Carla Zelmer, Bruce Ford
    CRN: 51514
    Laboratory Location: 314 Buller
    Dates: January 03 – April 06
    Time: 6:00 PM–9:00 PM, W.

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.