Course Descriptions

BIOL 19500 Organismal Dev & Physiology

Session Offered:

Spring Credit 3

Prerequisites:

Course restriction:  Consent of Instructor required.

Description:

This course provides an integrated approach to examining how plants and animals develop and defining what the interrelationships are between the structure and function of organisms. There will be a significant amount of effort placed on concepts that bridge underlying cellular and molecular mechanisms with development and physiology.  Students will be strongly encouraged to initiate and participate in discussions related to course topics during class and PSO meetings. Topics to be covered in lectures include areas in the physical and chemical basis of life, molecular basis of regulation and aspects of experimental biology.  

Instructor(s):

Ignacio Camarillo


E-mail:
ingancio@purdue.edu

Textbook(s):

Textbook Life: The Science of Biology
Year/Edition: 9th Edition 2008
Author(s):Sadava, et al.
Publisher:Sinauer

ISBN: 978 1 4292 1962 4

Grading:

 A: 90-100%, B: 80-89%, C: 70-79%, D: 60-69%, F: below 59%. The final course grade will be based on the total accumulated points earned from 3 exams (two during the semester and a final), 8 quizzes, and assigned homework.  



Course Format:

CRN

Sec

Type

Cred

Days

Time

Location

57351

010

LEC

3

MWF

11:30-12:20pm

LILY G401

       59792        012        PSO           0            F      12:30-1:20     LILY G401



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