BIOLOGY 21: CELL BIOLOGY

Lecture Schedule, Spring 2001

DATE

 TOPIC  READING

 M

 1/29

 Introduction: The eukaryotic cell  1: 9-33

 W

 1/31

 Endosymbiotic origin of eukaryotic cells  1: 10-13; 14:447-52

 F

 2/2

 Chemistry Review  2: 37-52

 M

 2/5

 Amino acids and Protein structure  2: 60-63, 65-73

 W

 2/7

 Amino acids and Protein structure continued  5: 133-54

 F

 2/9

Protein functions: Enzymes  5: 154-71

 M

 2/12

 Mini-Exam 1 Protein Regulation  5: 171-78

 W

 2/14

 Carbohydrates and Fats  2: 52-60

 F

 2/16

 Catch-Up & Review

LAST DAY TO DESIGNATE GRADING OPTION; LAST DAY TO DROP without "W"

 

 M

 2/19

 Exam 1  

 W

 2/21

 Membrane structure and function  11: 347-61, 366

 F

 2/23

 Principles of Bioenergetics  3: 77-94

 M

2/26

 Coupled reactions and Biosynthesis  3: 94-104

 W

  2/28  Glycolysis, Fermentation, and Fatty acid oxidation  4: 107-18

 F

  3/2  Citric acid cycle  4: 118-23, 127-29

 M

  3/5  Oxidative phosphorylation  4: 124; 13: 409-21

 W

  3/7  Mini-Exam 2 Photosynthesis: The Light Reactions  3: 82-3; 13: 430-36

 F

  3/9  Photosynthesis: The Dark Reactions  13: 436-39

 M

  3/12  Catch-Up & Review  

 W

  3/14  Exam 2  

 F

  3/16  Protein sorting (Mid-term grades due)  14: 452-62
    SPRING BREAK  

 M

  3/26  Membrane transport: Carrier proteins  12: 371-84

 W

  3/28 Ion Channels  12: 385-87, 390-91, 394-403

F

 3/30 Cell communication: Signaling
("Death by Design" video Part 1)
 15: 481-93

 M

 4/2

 G-protein-linked receptors  15: 493-504

 W

 4/4

 G-protein-linked receptors continued  

 F

 4/6

 Enzyme-linked receptors

LAST DAY TO WITHDRAW ("W")

 15: 504-09

 M

 4/9

 Mini-Exam 3  Microtubules  16: 513-14, 518-29

 W

  4/11  Actin  16: 529-42

 F

  4/13 EASTER BREAK   

 M

  4/16  Catch-Up & Review  

 W

  4/18  Exam 3  

 F

  4/20  The Cell Cycle  17: 547-51

 M

  4/23 Mitosis  17: 552-62

 W

  4/25  Control of the cell cycle  18: 571-81

 F

  4/27  Cell death ("Death by Design" part 2)  

 M

 4/30

 Cell death continued  18: 582-89

 W

 5/2

 Growth, death and development  19: 621-627

 F

 5/4

 Mini-Exam 4  

 M

 5/7

 Semester Wrap-Up  
       

R

 5/10

 Final Exam (1:30-3:30)  CUMULATIVE