Syllabus: BIOLOGY 1107 General Biology I

Dr. James K. Adams 148 Sequoya Hall;  Spring 2008

Class Meets Tuesday & Thursday, 9:25 - 10:40 a.m. in Sequoya 155.  Laboratory meets 
Th from 10:50 a.m. - 12:40 p.m. in Sequoya 213.  Lab topics / assignments will be announced in class. 

Contact information: Office: 706-272-4427 Home: 706-602-6993; e-mail: jadams@daltonstate.edu
Faculty website: http://www.daltonstate.edu/faculty-staff/jadams/ 

Textbook: Biology, 8th Edition, by Solomon, Berg, and Martin 

Week                 Exams                  Topics                                         Chapter, Pages

Jan. 7 - 11                                      Introduction                                       1 (2-6; 11 - 20)
                                                      Inorganic Chemistry                            2

Jan. 14 - 18                                     Inorganic Chemistry (cont.)                2
                                                        Organic Chemistry                             3

                        ***Martin Luther King Holiday, Monday, Jan. 21, 2008 ***
Jan. 22 - 25                                     Organic Chemistry (cont.)                   3
                                                        Cell Structure: Organelles                   4 (74-76; 80-85; 88-101)

Jan. 28 - Feb. 1  EXAM 1, Jan. 30  Cell Structure: Organelles (cont.)      4
                             Chapters 1 - 4                              

Feb. 4 - 8                                        Cell Membranes / Transport               5

Feb. 11 - 15                                     Energetics                                          7     
                                                         Photosynthesis                                   9 & Handouts
                                 (see also Leaf Structure, Chapter 32, pgs. 618 - 624)

Feb. 18 - 22                                     Photosynthesis (continued)                9
                                                        Cellular Respiration                           8 & Handouts  

Feb. 25 - 29     Exam 2, Feb. 28    Cellular Respiration (continued)          8
   
                         Chapters 5 - 8               

                                    ***Spring Break, March 1 - 9, 2008***

March 10 - 14                               Mitosis/Meiosis                                     10
                                                     Mendelian Genetics                               11, ex. from 16

March 17 - 21                               Mendelian Genetics (cont.)                    11, ex. from 16
                          
     (March 18 --  Last day to Withdraw with a W)

Mar. 24 - 28                                  DNA Structure / Replication                  12

Mar. 31 - Apr. 4   EXAM 3, April 3  Gene Expression                               13
                     Chapters 9 - 11, 15          (Includes mutations)                                              

April 7 - 11                                     Gene Expression (continued)                  13
                                                          
(Chromosomal Mutations, if time        16 (351-356))
                                                   
   Begin Gene Regulation                           14

April 14 - 18                                   Gene Regulation                                     14
                                                       Genetic Engineering                                15 (in lab)

Apr. 21 - 25    EXAM 4, April 24     Gene Regulation (continued)                14
                      Chapters 12 - 14, 15
   Introduction to Evolution (in lab)          18 (in lab)                                  

                Final:  Thursday, May 1, 2008, 8:00 a.m.