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Genetics 466 Course Outline - Fall 2008

2:25 MWF  132 Noland Hall

Prof. Sean Carroll
Prof. John Doebley


Syllabus

Part 2 Molecular Biology of the Gene
Date Lecture Topic Readings Suggested Book Problems Lecture Files

Problem Sets

Oct 3
Oct 6
Oct 8
Oct 10
Oct 13

14. Central Dogma I: DNA
15. Central Dogma II: Replication
16. Central Dogma III: RNA Transcription
17. Translation and Genetic Code 1
18. Translation and Genetic Code II
7: 265-275
7: 275-291
8: 295-308
9: 320-333
9: 333-344
7: 1, 2, 3, 4, 11, 16 and SP 1, 2
7: 5, 6, 7, 8, 19, 21, 23, 24
8: 1, 2, 7, 12, 14, 18
9: 1, 2, 3, 6, 9, and SP 1, 2
9:5, 17, 24, 27, 28, 32
Lecture Notes
Handouts:  #1   #2
Set 1


Set 2
Oct 15
Oct 17
Oct 20
19. Gene Expression I: lac operon
20. Gene Expression II: Operators & Repressors
21. Gene Expression III: Phage & Gene Batteries
10: 351-363
10: 363-371
10: 372-379
10: 1, 2, 4, 6, and SP 1, 2
10: 5, 9, 13, 15
10: 7, 8, 16, 17, 18
Lecture Notes Set 3
Oct 22
Oct 24
22. Eukaryotic Gene Regulation I
23. Eukaryotic Gene Regulation II
11: 385-394
11:394-401, 404-405

11: 1, 2, 3
11: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 15, 17

Lecture Notes Set 4
Oct 27
Oct 29
Oct 31
Nov 3
24. Animal Development I: TheToolkit
25. Animal Development II: The Homeobox
26. Animal Development III: Building Animals
27. Recap and Exam Review
12: 415-423
12: 423-432
12: 432-439, 445-449
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12: 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9
12: 4, 6, 10, 11, 12, 13,14
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Lecture Notes Set 5
Nov 4 Exam II Tuesday evening   7:15 - 9:15,   125 Ag Hall   (Lectures 14 to 26)
Nov 5 28. Reverend Darwin's Detour Into the Jungle: Chap. 1 End of Chapter Questions

Lecture Notes
Handouts: #1, #2

Set 6
Nov 7
Nov 10
29. Evolution of Gene Function I: A Sickle Cell Safari
30. Evolution of Gene Function II: In Cold Blood
Into the Jungle: Chap. 8
Into the Jungle: Chap. 9
End of Chapter Questions
End of Chapter Questions
Nov 12

Nov 14
Nov 17
Nov 19
31. Genomics and the New Genetics

32. Evolution of the Genetic Toolkit
33. Morphological Evolution
34. Endless Forms Most Beautiful
20: 715-722, 731-735
13: 453-461, 463-468, 470-475
NA
19: 694-699, TBA
NA
20: 4, 5, 18
13: 1, 2, 5, 6, 13, 15, 18, 24
NA
19: 10, 11, 12, 13
NA
Lecture Notes Set 7
  Second Exam Key  
Third Exam Study Guide

Answer Key

 

 

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