BIOL 7556


This is a lab intensive techniques course designed for 4th yeat undergraduate and graduate students interested in understanding the theory and application of molecular methods specifically focusing on eukaryotic RNA. Students will learn essential and cutting-edge molecular techniques involved in identifying messenger RNA expression of a particular target protein in plant or animal tissue. Prerequsite: BIOL 2520 (Cell Biology) or equivalent.

Fall 2018 section

Lecture section

  • A01
    Instructor: Dirk Weihrauch
    CRN: 12134
    Class Location: W380 Duff Roblin
    Dates: September 05 – December 07
    Slot 5: 10:00 AM–11:15 AM, Tu.Th.
    Laboratory Location: W340 Duff Roblin
    Dates: September 05 – December 07
    Time: 2:30 PM–5:15 PM, Th.

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.