BIOL 3100

Skills in Biol Sciences

This course will introduce students to the concepts and skills necessary to succeed in a Biology-based career, including: communication skills (scientific writing and oral presentations), critical thinking, strategies for employment and graduate training, familiarization with the range of biological research, and exposure to a variety of Biology-based careers. This course may not be held with the former BOTN 3570 (001.357) or ZOOL 3750 (022.375). Prerequisite: This course is restricted to Honours and Major students in the Biological Sciences.

Fall 2017 section

Lecture section

  • A01
    Instructors: Jane Margaret Waterman
    CRN: 11542
    Lecture Location: 301 Biological Sciences
    Dates: September 07 – December 08
    Slot 5: 10:00 AM–11:15 AM, Tu.Th.
    Tutorial Location: 301 Biological Sciences
    Dates: September 07 – December 08
    Time: 2:30 PM–5:15 PM, F.

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.