BIO 150  LECTURE OUTLINES & LINKS


  

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    Course Description - Bil 150 - College Arts and Sciences - U. of Miami

  
  Some Important Contemporary Issue in Biology:
    Bioterrorism,   Biowarfare,   Avian flu pandemic [map],   Embryonic stem cells,
    Over population,  Emergent diseases,  &  Global warming.
   
  A.  Growth of the Earth's Population*.         click on arrows                  
   
  B.  ZOONOTIC & Other 21st Century EMERGENT Plagues*.      
   
  C.  The Greenhouse  Effect  and  Global  Warming*.    
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     
  "Beginnings hold an endless fascination for the inquiring mind.
    
            David Deamer & Gail Fleischaker (1994), Origins of Life, Jones & Bartlett Publisher.
  "Biology belongs to one of the surprising sciences, where each rule must 
    always be supplemented with several exceptions (except this rule, of course)
". 
      
Claus Emmeche (1994).  The emerging science of artificial lifePrinceton University Press.

      Lecture 1 :  SCIENTIFIC METHOD*
   

         Scientific Societies*                        Campbell - Concept Activities
         Levels of Biological Organization
        1.1 The Levels of Life Card Game
        Biological Classifications
                  1.3  Classifying Schemes                                                  

         Central Biological Concepts & Principles you should acquire*
   

                  
                                               Scientific Method Outline - pdf handout

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  
  Lecture 2-4  :  Life - Its Origins and Properties 
   The Unity of Life's Processes*                               Unity of Life outline - pdf handout

      Student Media - Process of Science: Selection or How environment affects populations

            
    Top 10 Characteristics of Living Systems
*

                                                                           Properties of Life Outline - pdf handout
  
Campbell - Concept Activities -
1.2 - Regulation: positive- negative feedback          .
2.1 - How space rocks are analyzed for signs of life

                                                
                          Origins of Life & Astrobiology
   

 

 

 

 

                   

   
 Lecture 5, 6 & 7 :  Biological Organization & Chemistry of Life

 
   Chemistry of Life (Inorganic)*  

       Campbell - Concept Activities - chapter 2 & 3 -
2.2 Structure of Atomic Nucleus
, Electronic Arrangement, and Build an Atom,
2.3 - Covalent Bonds, Non-Polar & Polar Bonds, Ionic Bonds, and Hydrogen Bonds
3.1 - Polarity of Water, 3.2 Cohesion of Water, 3.3 - Dissociation or Water, Acids, Bases, pH

 
   Chemistry of Life (Organic)*  

Campbell - Concept Activities - chapters 4,& 5
4.2 - Diversity of Carbon Molecules and Isomers, 4.3 Functional Groups
5.1 - Polymers, 5.2 - Models of Glucose & Carbohydrates,
 
5.3 - Lipids, 5.4 - Proteins Structure & Function, 5.5 - Nucleic acids: Structure & Functions

  

   Chemistry outlines - pdf handouts

     Inorganic & Organic Chemistry outlines - pdf handouts

  

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

       

   
  Lecture 8 & 9:  Proteomics
 
Proteins and Enzymes*

Campbell Concept Activities - Chapters 1, 5 & 8
Chapter
5.4 - Protein Functions, 5.4 - Protein Structure
Chapter 8.4 - How Enzymes Work
 Chapter - 1.2 Regulation: Negative and Positive Feedback
Chapter 1.5 - How to Graph Data


Biology Labs Online - Activity - Chapter 8.4 Enzyme lab

Investigation Activity - Chapter 8.4 - How Rate of Enzyme is Measured

                          

protein & enzymes outlines - pdf handouts

collagen & wounds webpage 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

     
 
Lecture 10 & 11:  Cellular Organization - Organelles/ Ultrastructure

  Cell Types - Procaryotes & Eucaryotes*

            Chemical makeup - Procaryotes vs. Eucaryotes   &   Procaryotes vs. Eucaryotes - pdf handouts

Eucaryotic Organelles - pdf handouts  &   Organelle Table: Procaryotes vs. Eucaryotes

Types of Light Microscopy

Campbell - Concept Activities- Chapter 1.1 (6.2) - Comparing Prokaryotes & Eukaryotes
Chapter 6.2 Prokaryotic Cell Structure & Function

  Major Cell Organelles*                  

Campbell - Concept Activities - Chapter 6.1 - Metric System Review & Size and Scale of Our World,
 6.2 Comparing Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells, 6.2 Build an Animal Cell and a Plant Cell
,
6.3
Role of Nucleus-Ribosomes in Protein Synthesis, 6.4 The Endomembrane System
,
6.5
Build a Chloroplast and a Mitochondrion,  6.6 Cilia and Flagella,
& 6.7 Cell Junctions,
6.7 Reviews: Plant and Animal Cell Structure and Function.

                                                                              Quick Review of Major Eukaryotic Cell Organelles 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

  
  Lecture 12 : Membranes & Cell Communication
     Membranes* 

Campbell - Concept Activities - Chapter 7.
7.1
Membrane Structure
 7.2 Selective Permeability of Membranes
7.3 Diffusion
, Osmosis, & Facilitated Diffusion,
  7.4 Active Transport,   7.5 Exocytosis and Endocytosis

     Cell Communication*

Campbell - Concept Activities - Chapters 11 & 45 -
Chapter 11.1
- Cell Signaling
11.2 Reception
,  11.3 Signal-Transduction Pathways, 11.4 Cellular Responses
Chapter 45.2 - Overview of Cell Signaling, Peptide hormone action, & - Steroid Hormone Action, 
Investigation - 11.1
How do Cells Communicate with Each Other

membrane pdf handouts   &  cell communication pdf handouts  

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

   
  Lecture 13-14 : Bioenergetics and Cell Metabolism 
   Fundamentals of Cell Metabolism*

metabolism outlines - pdf handouts

Campbell - Concept Activities - Chapter 8 
8.1
- Energy Transformations
8.3 - The Structure of ATP 8.3C - Chemical Reactions & ATP

Table free energy & relation of reactants to products

Free Energy Reaction (example)  Example of Coupled Reaction

Structure of ATP  &   ECB-cAMP

    How Cells Make ATP* 

Campbell - Concept Activities - Chapter 9 
9.1 Overview of Cellular Respiration 9.2 Glycolysis,  9.5 Fermentation,
9.3
The Krebs Cycle,  and   9.4 Electron Transport

     Investigation - Chapter 9 - How Rate of Respiration is Measured

 

      

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

   
 
  

  Lecture : 15      Autotrophic Metabolism   

 
     Green Plant Photosynthesis*

Campbell - Concept Activities - Chapter 10
10.1 The Sites of Photosynthesis,  10.1 Overview of Photosynthesis,  10.2 Light Energy and Pigments
10.1 The Light Reactions
10.3 The Calvin Cycle
10.4 Photosynthesis in Dry Climates

     Investigation - Chapter 10.2 - Paper Chromatography & Pigments
Investigation 10.3 - How is rate of photosynthesis measured

Photosynthesis outline - pdf handouts

  

       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

  Lecture 16  :  Asexual & Sexual Cell Reproduction   
   
Cell Cycle, Mitosis  &  Meiosis*

Campbell - Concept Activities - Chapter 12 & 46
Chapter 46.1
Hydra Budding video
Chapter 12.1
Roles of Cell Division,  12.2 The Cell Cycle

12.2
Mitosis & Cytokinesis Animation, 
and 12.2 Mitosis and Cytokinesis Video
Investigation 12.2 - How much time is spent in each phase of cell cycle


Campbell - Concept Activities - Chapter 13
13.1 - Asexual and Sexual Life Cycles, 13.3 Meiosis Animation,  & 13.4 Origins of Genetic Variation
Investigation 13.4 - How can the frequency of crossing over be estimated

 

mitosis-meiosis outlines - pdf handouts

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

    

     
  Lecture 17-19 :   Mendelian   &   Human Genetics
 Mendelian Genetics*

genetics outlines - pdf  handouts

 Campbell - Concept Activities - Chapter 14
14.2 Gregor's Garden
, 14.1 Monohybrid Cross,  14.1 Dihybrid Cross,
&
14.3
Incomplete Dominance
 
Campbell - Concept Activities - Chapter 15
152 Linked Genes and Crossing Over
and   15.3 Sex-Linked Genes

  

         Hardy-Weinberg*           

Sex-linked Recessivesdog pedigrees & horse pedigrees & Hemophilia Pedigree

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

  Lecture 20-23 :   "Central Dogma of Molecular Biology"

  Molecular Genetics* 

Molecular Genetics outlines - pdf handouts

 Campbell - Concept Activities - Chapter 16 to 21
Central Dogma - 16.1
Hershey-Chase Experiment, DNA and RNA Structure, & DNA Double Helix,
16.2 DNA Replication Overview, Replication: A Closer Look,
& DNA Replication Review
17.1 Overview of Protein Synthesis, 17.2 Transcription, 17.2 RNA Processing, & 17.4 Translation  
18.1 Viral Life Cycle, Phage Lytic Cycle, Phage Lysogenic Cycle,
& Retrovirus (HIV) Cycle
20A DNA Technology, 20B Restriction Enzymes
, 20C Cloning a Gene in Bacteria &
20D DNA Electrophoresis, 20E Analyzing DNA Fragments
, 20G DNA Fingerprinting
Control of Gene Action - 18.4 The lac Operon in E. coli, 19.1 DNA Packing
19.2 Overview: Control of Gene Expression
, 19.2 Control of Transcription
19.2 Post-Transcriptional Control Mechanisms, 19.2 Review: Control of Gene Expression
Biolotechnology - 20.1 Restriction endonucleases & Cloning a Gene, 20.2 DNA Gel Electrophoresis,
20.3 Human Genome Project, 20.5 DNA Fingerprinting   

 Investigation - Chapter 18 - What causes AIDS infections
Investigation - Chapter 19 - How Do You Design a Gene Expression System

     Table - Brief History Cell & Molecular Biology   and   Modern History of Biotechnology

  Timeline of History of DNA   and   Human Genome Project   and   BioInformatics

 

 
  Lecture 24 - 28 :   Animal Form and Function
 Animal Structure & Function + Homeostasis*

Campbell - Concept Activities - Chapter 1.4 - Form & Function - Match cell structure to function
Chapter 40.1 Overview Animal Tissues, 40.2 Epithelial Tissue, 40.2 Connective Tissue,
40.2
Nervous Tissue,  40.2 Muscle Tissue
and  Chapter
49.5 The Human Skeleton

 Vertebrate Development*

 Campbell - Concept Activities - Chapter 21 & 47 
Chapter 21.1
- Signal Transduction Pathways
& C. elegans development video
47.1
Sea Urchin Development & Video
 47.2 - Frog Development & Video

 Neurophysiology* 

Campbell - Concept Activities - Chapter 48.2 Neuron Structure,
48.3 Nerve Signals: Action Potentials
  &  48.4 Signal Transmission at a Chemical Synapse

 Sensory Physiology*   and   Muscle Physiology* 

Campbell - Concept Activities - Chapter 49
49.4
Structure-Function of Eye
*49.6 Skeletal Muscle Structure*,  &  49.6 Muscle Contraction

Vertebrate Structure & Homeostasis(pdf)  &  Animal Development(pdf) 

    Neurophysiology(pdf)  &  Sensory & Muscle Physiology(pdf) handouts  

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