This is the home page for class BIOL 367 - Fall 2018, Molecular Biology.

Syllabus

Course outline & syllabus_BIOL367_fall_2018_UPDATED_OCTOBER11, 2018.

Office hours (Monday 1:30p-2:30p in GE110.01)

Each week Monday 1:30pm - 2:30pm in GE 110.01 at Concordia Loyola campus. Note that my office hours will be meetings as a ‘group’. If you prefer to talk to me one-one about a grade or any personal issues concerning the course, just email me and we can schedule a date for the meeting. If you want to just check exams or quizzes, make an appointment and come to my office at GE 330.11

September 05, 2018

Lecture 1

General Reading.

Reading material 1-Avery

Reading material 2-WatsonCrick

Reading material 3-Chargaff

September 10, 2018

Lecture 2

September 12, 2018

Lecture 3

Reading material 1 - Central dogma

Reading material 2 - Expanded genetic code

September 17, 2018

Lecture 4

DNA video MITxbio

Reading material 1 - Arthur Kornberg’s famous papers.

September 19, 2018

Lecture 5

Reading material DNA sequencing

For videos go to DNA Learning Center 3D animations.

September 24, 2018

Lecture 6

Reading material DNA sequencing 1

Reading material DNA sequencing 2

Reading material DNA sequencing 3

September 26, 2018

Lecture 7

QUIZ#1 [Covering Lectures 1-6] on TOP HAT, Follow these guidelines:

How to prep 1

How to prep 2

TopHat tips and tricks

TopHat test best practices

TopHat test FAQs

September 30, 2018

Lecture 8

Reading material DNA Repair 1

October 3, 2018

Mid-term Exam #1

The exam starts at 10:20a and ends at 11:20p at HB130. Books, notes and calculators are allowed. However, tablets, PCs, phones or any other use of internet is not allowed.

October 15, 2018

Lecture 9

Check this video at Youtube for the basic understanding of CRISPR (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6SL2eEUvycI).

Reading material DNA Double Strand Break Repair

October 17, 2018

Lecture 10

Videos focusing on todays lecture can be viewed here (https://www.dnalc.org/resources/animations/).

Reading material Restriction endocnulcease 1

Reading material Restriction endocnulcease 2

October 22, 2018

Lecture 11

Videos focusing on todays lecture can be viewed here (https://www.dnalc.org/resources/animations/). (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ik_Pxht1LM0).

The Scientist-battle for the repressor (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kdOgoTl9Fog).

Reading material Transcription

October 24, 2018

Lecture 12

The Scientist-battle for the repressor (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kdOgoTl9Fog).

Reading material Transcription

October 29, 2018

Lecture 13

QUIZ #2 will cover lectures from the day of QUIZ #1 (September 26 - Lecture 7) to the lecture given on October 24 (i.e. Lecture 12).

QUIZ #2 will be similar to QUIZ #1 and I will use TOP HAT to admininter the quiz. [Covering Lectures 7-12] on TOP HAT, Follow these guidelines to make sure that your computers or other devices are ready for the quiz.

How to prep 1

How to prep 2

TopHat tips and tricks

TopHat test best practices

TopHat test FAQs

October 31, 2018

Lecture 14

Reading Material 1

Reading Material 2

November 05, 2018

Lecture 15

Reading Material 1 A tale of two repressors.

November 07, 2018

Mid-term Exam #2

The exam starts at 10:20a and ends at 11:20p at HB130. Books, notes and calculators are allowed. However, tablets, PCs, phones or any other use of internet is not allowed.

November 12, 2018

Lecture 16

Histone code guide

November 14, 2018

Lecture 17. Eukaryotic transcription (Chapter 10, 11, 13).

Reading Material 1 Transcription regulation.

Reading Material 2 Chip-Seq.

November 19, 2018

Lecture 18. RNA Splicing and Transcription factors (Chapter 14, 11).

Reading material, Link 1, Link 2.

November 21, 2018

Lecture 19

Reading material for RNAi. Link 1 - RNAi 1, Link 2 - RNAi 2, Link 3 - RNAi Nobel

QUIZ 3

QUIZ #3 will cover lectures from the day of QUIZ #2 (October 29 - Lecture 13) to the lecture given on November 19 (i.e. Lecture 18).

QUIZ #3 will be similar to QUIZ #1 & #2 and I will use TOP HAT to admininter the quiz. [Covering Lectures 13-18] on TOP HAT, Follow these guidelines to make sure that your computers or other devices are ready for the quiz.

How to prep 1

How to prep 2

TopHat tips and tricks

TopHat test best practices

TopHat test FAQs

November 26, 2018

Lecture 20 Translation (Chapter 17, 18, 19).

November 28, 2018

Lecture 21 Translation (Chapter 17, 18, 19).

Mid-term Exam #3

The exam starts at 10:20a and ends at 11:20p at HB130. Books, notes and calculators are allowed. However, tablets, PCs, phones or any other use of internet is not allowed. The lectures covered in this exam are Lectures 16-21.