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 Date

April 9 – April 23: Winter Term Exam Period (includes final exams for Fall/Winter Term classes)

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Riikka Kinnunen - PhD Proposal: “The Ecology of Urban Wildlife: How do Species Respond to Rapid Environmental Change?” — Tuesday, May 1 at 9 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Chloe Schmidt, PhD Proposal: “Microevolution in rapidly changing environments” — Wednesday, May 2 at 10 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Kamaldeep Chhoker, MSc. Defense: “Effects of canopy cover and pH on polyketide synthase gene transcription in Cladonie stygia and the polyketides produced in natural conditions.” — Thursday, May 3 at 1 p.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Lisa Hoogenboom, PhD Proposal: “Nitrogen movement across the intestine of elasmoranchs” — Tuesday, May 22 at 10 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.