This is the home page for class BIOL 461 - Winter 2019, Advanced Genetics.

Syllabus Course outline - BIOL461 winter, 2019. Reading material provided below is absolutely necessary to comprehensively understand the principles of Genetics that will be taught throughout the course. Therefore these materials are directly relevant for exams and other avenues for the evaluation.

Office hours (Monday 1:30p-2:30p in GE330.11)

EXAM & QUIZ DATES

Here is a list of quiz and exam dates.

Midterm Exam 1 - 8th February, 2019 (Instead of the lecture)

QUIZ 1 - 22nd February, 2019 (35 minutes in the begining of the lecture)

Midterm Exam 2 - 20th March, 2019 (Instead of the lecture)

QUIZ 2 - 5th April, 2019 (35 minutes in the begining of the lecture)

GROUP PRESENTATIONS

Here is a list of group presentations dates for a research article. The research article will be provided to you at least a week before the presentation. Each presentation will cover ~35 minutes of the lecture.

Group 1 & Group 2 - 25th January, 2019 (35 minutes each instead of a lecture)

Group 3 & Group 4 - 15th February, 2019 (35 minutes each instead of a lecture)

Group 5 & Group 6 - 15th March, 2019 (35 minutes each instead of a lecture)

Group 7 - 29th March, 2019 (first 35 minutes instead of a lecture)

LECTURES & READING MATERIAL

January 09, 2019

Lecture 1

Reading material for Lecture 1.

Reading material 1

Reading material 2

Reading material 3

January 11, 2019

Lecture 2

Reading material for Lecture 2.

Comparative genomics.pdf

Drosophila P element .pdf

Yeast gene nomenclature.pdf

January 16, 2019

Lecture 3

Reading material for Lecture 3.

Yeast as a model for genetic analysis

Beadle-from genes to proteins

Genetic screens in yeast