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).

Winter 2018 sections

Lecture section

  • A01
    Instructors: Anne Worley
    CRN: 51362
    Lecture Location: 208 Armes
    Dates: January 03 – April 06
    Slot 7: 12:30 PM–1:20 PM, M.W.F.

Lab sections

Summer 2018 section

Lecture section

  • A01
    Instructors: Veerahennedige C. Fernando
    CRN: 1178
    Lecture Location: TBA
    Dates: May 07 – May 30
    Time: 10:45 AM–12:45 PM, M.Tu.W.Th.F.
    Tutorial Location: TBA
    Dates: May 07 – May 30
    Time: 1:30 PM–3:30 PM, M.Tu.W.Th.F.
    Final Exam Location: TBA
    Date: June 02
    Time: 9:00 AM–11:00 AM, S.

Important Dates

March 30: Good Friday (University Closed)

April 1: Easter Sunday (University Closed)

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Stephanie Tkachuk, MSc Defense: “A forward genetic screen for Caenorhabditis elegans pharyngeal gland cell defects and characterization of mutagenized strains with a homozygous viable gland cell under migration” — Friday, March 23 at 2 p.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Dr. Virginia Trimble: “TBA” — Friday, March 23 at 3 p.m., 527 Buller.

General seminar: Dr. Paul Cremer: “TBA” — Friday, April 6 at 3 p.m., 527 Buller.