BIOL 3500

Genetics 2

(Lab Required) (Formerly BOTN 3460, 001.346) The course complements Genetics I (BIOL 2500, BOTN 2460, 001.246, BIOL 2501, BOTN 2461) and deals with various aspects of linkage and crossing over, gene function, allelism, mutation and repair, the use of bacteria and viruses as genetic tools, basics of developmental genetics and extra-nuclear inheritance. Not to be held with BIOL 3501. Prerequisite: BIOL 2500 (BOTN 2460, 001.246) (C), or BIOL 2501 (BOTN 2461) or PLNT 2520 (039.252 or 039.209) (C). Prerequisite or concurrent requirement: One of CHEM 2370, CHEM 2371 (002.237), MBIO 2370, MBIO 2371 (060.237), CHEM 2780 (002.278), or MBIO 2780 (060.278); or consent of department.

Fall 2017 sections

Lecture section

  • A01
    Instructors: Roman D. Gietz
    CRN: 11974
    Lecture Location: 205 St. John's
    Dates: September 07 – December 08
    Slot 2: 9:30 AM–10:20 AM, M.W.F.

Lab section

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.

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.