Principles of Genetics Book: Snustad and Simmons, 4th ed. (new edition) Professor: John C. Larkin
Contact Information: John C. Larkin Office: 316 Life Sciences Office Hours: Wed. 10:00am-12:00am Phone: 578-8552 Email: [email_address]
Teaching Assistants: See syllabus for your TA and location of your Discussion Section
Discussion Sections (“Labs”) Discussion of homework problems Quizzes Turn in homework Discussion sections will meet this week!
Grading: Two lecture exams 200 points Final exam ( Comprehensive!) 100 points Homework (best 5 of 6) 50 points Quizzes (best 5 of 6) 50 points 400 points
Make-up Exam: The third exam is an in class make-up exam for students who missed an exam due to an excused absence. There will be no other make-up exams. The make-up may not substitute for the final. Students may also take the make-up exam to replace a lecture exam score but in this case the make-up exam must count toward the final grade.
Incarceration rate by gender (from http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/prisons.htm ) : Men are ten times as likely as women to be in prison. But, incarceration rate is increasing faster among women than among men (from 2003 to 2004, 2.9% increase for women, 2.0% increase for men).
Genetics: The Science of Inheritance Genotype (Inherited traits) Environment Phenotype (Actual characteristics of organism)
Genetic Variation in Chickens Gold-laced Wyandotte Black Wyandotte