BIOL 2262

Biology of Algae

(Lab Required) (Formerly BOTN 2290, 001.229, BIOL 3260) Lectures and laboratories dealing with the cellular features of major groups of algae and their phylogenetic and adaptive significance. The basics of algal taxonomy are also covered. Not to be held with the former courses BIOL 3260, 001.323, or 001.341. Prerequisite: One of BIOL 1030, BIOL 1031, or the former 071.125 (C).

Winter 2018 sections

Lecture section

  • A01
    Instructors: Gordon Goldsborough
    CRN: 51569
    Lecture Location: 301 Biological Sciences
    Dates: January 03 – April 06
    Slot 6: 11:30 AM–12:20 PM, M.W.F.

Lab sections

  • B01
    Instructors: Gordon Goldsborough
    CRN: 52363
    Laboratory Location: TBA
    Dates: January 03 – April 06
    Time: 2:30 PM–5:25 PM, Tu.
  • B03
    Instructors: Gordon Goldsborough
    CRN: 53739
    Laboratory Location: TBA
    Dates: January 03 – April 06
    Time: 6:00 PM–9:00 PM, Tu.

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: Austein Mcloughlin: “The development of RNA interference-based biotechnologies for the sustainable management of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum” — Thursday, December 14 at noon, 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Jennifer Sojka, MSc Defense: “Proximate and ultimate causes of personality in a non-aggressive, African ground squirrel” — Friday, December 15 at 10 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

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.