Biology C2006 / F2402 - Spring 2002
Schedule  
Last modified: 01/20/02 02:16 PM
Lectures 1-9 & 16-18:  Dr. Mowshowitz    Lectures 10-15 &19-24:  Dr. Gibber
For Recommended Readings
, B = Becker 4th ed.   P = Purves 6th ed.  S = Sherwood 4th ed.  
schedule of '00 with readings in 3rd ed. of Becke
or sh

Lec #  Date  Topic Recommended reading
1 Tues 1/22 Intro to Course; The Cell and its Parts B: Ch.4
P: Ch.4
2 Thurs 1/24
Cytoskeleton

Structure of Cell Membranes

B: Ch.22 p.752-755 & p.774-775
P: Ch. 4 p.72-76

B: Ch. 7

P: Ch. 5 p. 79-83
3 Tues 1/29 Membrane Structure, cont. -- Cell-cell Junctions


Cell & Tissue Types

Transport of small molecules across Membranes
B: Ch.11 p. 311-320
P: Ch.5 p. 84-85

P: Ch. 40 p. 695-698

B. Ch. 8
P. Ch.5 p. 85-90

4 Thurs 1/31 Transport, cont.  B: Ch.8
P: Ch.5 p. 85-90
5 Tues 2/5
Intracellular Compartments & Protein Transport -- Moving Proteins into the cell (RME) and out (Secretion) B: Ch.12 p. 348-363 & Ch.20 p.686-696
P: Ch. 5 p. 90-end & Ch. 12 p. 231-233
6 Thurs 2/7
Protein Sorting cont; Roles of endomembrane system -- ER, Golgi, Lysosomes, etc.  B: Ch.12 p. 329-348 
P: Ch. 4 p. 64-67
7 Tues 2/12 Protein transport to other organelles -- mitochondria, peroxisomes, nuclei, etc. 

Structure of Nucleus & Chromatin

B: Ch.12 p. 364 to end
P: Ch. 4 p. 67-71


B: Ch.16 p. 514 to end

P. Ch. 9 p.159-160 (& 9.7)
. Thurs  2/14 Exam #1 - Covers topics in lectures 1- 6  Review Session: 10:35 am
Exam:  5:40 and 7:30 pm
8 Tues 2/19 Structure of chromatin cont.; 
Regulation of Eukaryotic Transcription
B: Ch. 21 p. 711-737
P: Ch.14 esp p. 270-274
9 Thurs 2/21 Transcriptional & Post-transcriptional Regulation


Control of the Cell Cycle
B: Ch. 21 p. 737-end
P: Ch.14 esp. p. 276-end

B: Ch. 17 p. 564-573
P: Ch.9 p.157-159  

10 Tues 2/26 Signaling and Cell-cell Communication; G proteins and second messengers. Detailed study guides with reading assignments will be provided for all of Dr. G's lectures
11 Thurs 2/28 Chemical communication - the endocrine system  
12 Tues 3/5 Endocrine system, cont.  
13 Thurs 3/7 Electrical communication - the nervous system  
14 Tues 3/12 Electrical communication - the action potential  
x Thurs 3/14 Exam #2 - Covers topics in lectures 7-12
Review Session: 10:35
Exam time: TBA
. 3/19 & 3/21 Spring Vacation  -  no class! .
15 Tues 3/26 Neuro-Muscular Function & communication  
  Thurs 3/28 No Class -- Jewish Holiday  
16 Tues 4/2
Intro to Animal Development
No PM Lecture 
P. Ch. 43 
17 Thurs 4/4 Mechanisms of Development P. Ch. 16
18 Tues 4/9
Mechanisms of Development, cont.; How growth factors are involved in development, cell cycle, and cancer.  B: Ch. 17 p 573-end
Ch. 10 p 280-288
19 Thurs 4/11 Maintaining body temperature - introduction to homeostasis  
. Tues 4/16 Exam #3 - Covers topics of lectures 13-18 Review session: 10:35
Exam time: TBA
20 Thurs 4/18 Maintaining gas exchange - the respiratory system  
21 Tues 4/23 Maintaining fluid flow - the circulatory system  
22 Thurs 4/25 Maintaining fluid flow - the circulatory system  
23 Tues 4/30 Maintaining salt & water balance - the urinary system  
24 Thurs 5/2 Defending the body - the immune system   
. 5/7 & 5/9  Study days - Review session TBA (optional)    .     
. Tues 5/14 Exam #4 - EMPHASIZES LECTURES 19-25, but may refer back to the entire course
.9:10 am 

Prof. Purves welcomes comments on his text; e-mail him at bill_purves@hmc.edu