BIOL 3340

Biology of Primitive Fungi and Allies

(Lab Required) Studies on the Biology of primitive fungi and slime moulds including their evolution, life histories, development, structure, taxonomy, biochemistry, and importance to humans. Environmental collection, baiting, isolation and axenic culturing stressed in laboratories. Prerequisite: BIOL 1010 (B); or BIOL 1030 (BIOL 1031) (C).

Fall 2017 section

Lecture section

  • A01
    Instructors: Tom Booth
    CRN: 16206
    Lecture Location: 111 Armes
    Dates: September 07 – December 08
    Slot 9: 11:30 AM–12:45 PM, Tu.Th.

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.