PLNT3140 Introductory Cytogenetics

Lab Schedule, Fall 2017

Instructor: Dr. Yaping Wang

Teaching Assistants:
Mon., Tue: Xiangyu Pei
Wed.:  Kidist Kibret

DATES

TOPIC

MATERIALS

REQUIREMENTS

Sept. 11,12,13

Introduction to Microscope and Lab



Sept. 18,19,20

Mitosis

Vicia faba
Acetocarmine

Prophase, metaphase, anaphase

Sept. 25,26,27

Karyotype

Hordeum vulgare
Fuelgen

Karyotype with measurement of each chromosome

Oct. 2,3,4

Karyotype (continued)



Oct. 16,17,18

Mitotic aberrations

Allium cepa
maleic hydrazide

Mitotic index
Chromosomal aberrations

Oct 23, 24, 25

Meiosis

Secale cereale

Diakinesis, metaphase I, anaphase I, metaphase II

Oct. 30, 31
Nov.  1

Bioinformatics lab I
Agriculture 236E (William R. Newman Library)
14:45 - 17:30 



Nov. 6,7,8 continue meiosis project

Nov. 20,21,22 continue meiosis project

Nov. 27,28,29

Bioinformatics lab II
Mon.,Tue. Wed. 14:45 - 17:30

Agriculture 236E (William R. Newman Library)



Dec. 4,5,6

Bioinformatics lab III
Mon.,Tue.,Wed. 14:45 - 17:30

Agriculture 236E (William R. Newman Library)



TBA

Meiosis project due



This schedule is subject to change at the discretion of the instructor and/or based on the learning needs of the students but such changes are subject to Section 2.8 of the ROASS- Procedure.