PLNT3140 INTRODUCTORY CYTOGENETICS
 LECTURE NOTES - Fall 2017

No.


Date

Instr.

Topic

1


Sept.  7

BF

Setting the Eukaryotic Context
Introduction to the microscope and laboratory

2


Sept. 12

BF

Making sense of the cell cycle

3


Sept. 14

BF

Making sense of meiosis

4,5


Sept. 19

BF

Cytogenetic techniques
Cytogenetic techniques (cond.)

6,7


Sept. 21

BF

Recombinant DNA I.
Recombinant DNA II.

7,8


Sept. 26

BF

Recombinant DNA II (cond.)
Recombinant DNA III

9


Sept. 28

BF

Chromatin

10


Oct.    3

BF

Higher-order chromosome organization

11


Oct.   10

BF

Higher-order chromosome organization (cond.)

12


Oct.   12

BF

Intrinsic features of chromosomes

13


Oct.   17

BF

Artificial Chromosomes



Oct.   19

BF

MIDTERM (covers Lectures 1 - 12)

14


Oct    24

BF

Kinetic classes of genomic DNA

15


Oct.  26

BF

Mapping genes to chromosomes

16


Oct.  31

BF

Molecular markers

17


Nov.    9

BF

Building Genomic Maps

18


Nov.    14

BF

Gross chromosome structure

19


Nov.    16

BF

Changes in chromosome structure

20
Nov.   21
BF

Changes in chromosome structure (cond.)



Nov.  23

no class
21

Nov.   28

BF

Changes in chromosome number - Polyploidy

22

Nov.   30

BF

Changes in chrom. number - Aneuploidy and Haploidy


23

Dec. 5

BF

Genome evolution


24
Dec. 7

BF

Genome evolution (cond.)




Dec.

BF

FINAL EXAM (covers Lectures 13 - 24)
Monday December 18, 13:30 - 15:30
Location: Engineering E2-130, seats 1-27

INSTRUCTORS:

BF - Brian Fristensky


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.

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