Syllabus/Schedule, Biology 2

Week

Day and date

Subject & Condition of the week

Chapter

Led by…

Lab (Tues = Section A, Wed = Section B)

Assignments due

1

Tues 4/2

Fri, 4/5

A brief review of the history of life…(in one week or less)

22, 37, and p.873-883

(w/e) p.981-998

SKT, TJ

"Sketch a Kingdom" (TJ, SKT)

Review individual chapters on each Kingdom

2

Tues, 4/9

Fri, 4/12

Nutrition
diabetes

39, 51

SKT

SKT

Nutrition Lab (SKT, TJ)

3

Tues, 4/16

Fri, 4/19

Gas exchange
emphysema

Circulation 1
malaria

52, 53

TJ

SKT

Circulation: Hearts and Woody Stems (JA, SKT, CG?)

problem set 1 due

4

Tues, 4/23

Fri, 4/26

Circulation 2
ischemia

Homeostasis 1

41,58

SKT

TJ

The Intertidal Zone: Maintaining an internal environment in an variable external environment (TJ, SKT)

proposal for final project due

5

Tues, 4/30

Fri, 5/3

Homeostasis 2 cirrhosis

Endocrinology

56

TJ

SKT

Guts, gore and fish flesh: Comparative invertebrate/vertebrate dissections (SKT, TJ)

problem set 2 due

6

Tues, 5/7

Fri, 5/10

Sensory Systems and Taxis
Tinitus, glaucoma

Locomotion
Musc. distrophy

(41), 55, 50

SKT

TJ

Sensing the Environment (SKT, TJ)

7

Tues, 5/14

Fri, 5/17

Neurology
Multiple Sclerosis

The Brain

54

TJ

KH?

Biomechanics (HH)

problem set 3 due

8

Tues, 5/21

Fri, 5/24

Reproduction
parasites

42, 59

TJ

CG?

Reproduction and Development in Plants and Animals (CG?, TJ)

Sat 5/25 (Sect. A), Sun 5/26 (Sect. B) fieldtrips to Great Duck Island, weather pending, to help with Gull census (JA, SKT, TJ)

9

Tues, 5/28

Fri, 5/31

Development
Foetal disorders

40, 60

TJ

SKT

Poster presentations

10

Tues, 6/4

Fri, 6/7

Immunology
Autoimmune diseases

COA research examples

57

TJ

SKT, TJ

Lab final exam

problem set 4 due

Instructor Key

SKT = Sean Todd

TJ = Tora Johnson

JA = John Anderson

CG = Craig Greene

HH - Helen Hess

KH = Ken Hill

SM = Suzanne Morse