BIOL 2500

Genetics 1

(Lab Required) (Formerly BOTN 2460, 001.246) Principles of heredity, gametogenesis and the cytological basis of inheritance in plants and animals. The concepts of dominance and genetic interaction, sex and inheritance, linkage, chromosomal variations, quantitative and population genetics, the genetic code. Not to be held with BIOL 2501 (BOTN 2461), or PLNT 2520 (039.252). Prerequisite: one of BIOL 1030, BIOL 1031, or the former 071.125 (C).

Fall 2018 sections

Lecture section

  • A01
    Instructor: Dilukshi Fernando
    CRN: 11452
    Lecture Location: 172 St. John's
    Dates: September 05 – December 07
    Slot 14: 2:30 PM–3:45 PM, Tu.Th.

Lab sections

  • B01
    Instructor: Dilukshi Fernando, Michael G. Becker
    CRN: 11453
    Tutorial Location: 223 Wallace
    Dates: September 05 – December 07
    Time: 8:30 AM–9:45 AM, Tu.
  • B02
    Instructor: Dilukshi Fernando, Michael G. Becker
    CRN: 11454
    Tutorial Location: 223 Wallace
    Dates: September 05 – December 07
    Lab: 8:30 AM–9:45 AM, Th.

Winter 2019 sections

Lecture section

  • A01
    Instructor: Anne Worley
    CRN: 51362
    Lecture Location: 208 Armes
    Dates: January 07 – April 09
    Slot 7: 12:30 PM–1:20 PM, M.W.F.

Lab sections

  • B01
    Instructor: Anne Worley
    CRN: 51408
    Tutorial Location: 205 Armes
    Dates: January 07 – April 09
    Time: 8:30 AM–9:45 AM, Tu.
  • B02
    Instructor: Anne Worley
    CRN: 51409
    Tutorial Location: 205 Armes
    Dates: January 07 – April 09
    Lab: 8:30 AM–9:45 AM, Th.

Summer 2019 section

Lecture section

  • A01
    CRN: 1178
    Lecture Location: TBA
    Dates: May 06 – June 01
    Time: 10:45 AM–12:45 PM, M.Tu.W.Th.F.
    Tutorial Location: TBA
    Dates: May 06 – June 01
    Time: 1:30 PM–3:30 PM, M.Tu.W.Th.F.

Important Dates

December 10 – December 21: Fall Term Exam Period

December 22 – January 2: Winter Holiday (University Closed)

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Edward Jenkins, M.Sc. Defense: “Seabird dietary niche dynamics during breeding in coastal Newfoundland” — Tuesday, December 18 at 10 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Saeedeh Bani, PhD Proposal: “The development and maintenance of migratory timing programs in a songbird” — Tuesday, December 18 at 2 p.m., 304 Biological Sciences.