BIOL 2500

Genetics 1

(Lab Required) (Formerly BOTN 2460, 001.246) Principles of heredity, gametogenesis and the cytological basis of inheritance in plants and animals. The concepts of dominance and genetic interaction, sex and inheritance, linkage, chromosomal variations, quantitative and population genetics, the genetic code. Not to be held with BIOL 2501 (BOTN 2461), or PLNT 2520 (039.252). Prerequisite: one of BIOL 1030, BIOL 1031, or the former 071.125 (C).

Summer 2018 section

Lecture section

  • A01
    Instructor: Dilukshi Fernando
    CRN: 1178
    Lecture Location: 205 Armes
    Dates: May 07 – May 30
    Time: 10:45 AM–12:45 PM, M.Tu.W.Th.F.
    Tutorial Location: 205 Armes
    Dates: May 07 – May 30
    Time: 1:30 PM–3:30 PM, M.Tu.W.Th.F.
    Final Exam Location: 221 Wallace
    Date: June 02
    Time: 9:00 AM–11:00 AM, S.

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Wesley Ogloff, MSc defense: “Climate change-related shifts in species interactions and diet in an Arctic marine ecosystem” — Tuesday, July 31 at 9 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Elise Couillard, MSc Defense: “Black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) awareness of neighbours' vigilance is spatially explicit” — Wednesday, August 1 at 8:45 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Muriel Magnaye, MSc Defense: “Growth and post-spawning survival in capelin (Mallotus villosus) on the northeast coast of Newfoundland” — Wednesday, August 15 at 11 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Gabrielle Grenier, MSc Defense: “Seasonal patterns of growth in Arctic Charr (Salvelinus alpinus L.); differences between morphs of Cumberland Sound populations” — Thursday, August 23 at noon, 304 Biological Sciences.