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Lifesci 2 - Cells, Tissues, and Organs
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CELLS TISSUES AND ORGANS Lecture 2 Tuesday and Thursday 11 00 AM 12 15 PM LaKretz 110 Instructors Dr Gordon L Fain and Dr Ronald H Cooper Fall Quarter 2005 LECTURE SCHEDULE FOR LIFE SCIENCES 2 2 FALL QUARTER 2005 WK 0 DATE Sept 29 Th 1 Oct 4 T 2 Oct 6 Th 3 Cell structure I Characteristics of prokaryotes and eukaryotes Cell structure II Overview of cell organelles 2 Oct 11 Oct 13 T Th 4 5 Membrane structure and function Enzymes and Energetics 5 6 3 Oct 18 Oct 20 T Th 6 7 Glycolysis and Cell respiration Energy from the sun Photosynthesis 7 8 4 Oct 25 Oct 26 Oct 27 T W Th 8 Cell Signaling Communication Midterm Exam 1 5 6 50 pm Lectures 1 6 Animal Hormones 15 5 Nov 1 Nov 3 T Th 10 11 Animal Reproduction Development Neurons I Na K Transport Membrane Potentials Ion Channels 43 20 44 6 Nov 8 T 44 Nov 10 Th 12 Neurons II Action Potentials Synaptic Transmission 13 Sensory Systems Nov 15 Nov 16 Nov 17 T W Th 14 46 8 Nov 22 Nov 24 T Th 16 Membrane Transport Digestion and Absorption Thanksgiving Holiday No Lecture 50 9 Nov 29 Dec 1 T Th 17 18 Excretion and the Kidney Cilia Skeletal Muscle and Bone 51 47 10 Dec 6 Dec 8 T Th 19 20 Circulation and the Heart Gas Exchange and Breathing 49 48 7 Dec 15 LECTURE TOPIC 1 Introduction to Biological Molecules 9 15 Thurs READING CHAPTER 2 3 CD ROM Central Nervous System I Midterm Exam 2 5 6 50 pm Lectures 7 12 Central Nervous System II Final Comprehensive Examination See Examinations Location TBA Lectures 1 10 will be given by Dr Cooper and lectures 11 20 will be given by Dr Fain 4 pp 61 70 4 pp 71 84 42 45 46 6 30 9 30 pm I FACULTY AND STAFF Instructors Office Office hours Phone Dr R H Cooper 1812 LSB Mon 10 11 am Wed 5 6 pm Dr G L Fain 3836 LSB Mon noon 1 pm 206 2411 Tues 12 30 1 30 pm E mail 206 3201 rcooper physci ucla edu gfain ucla edu Lab Coordinator Dr Gaston Pfluegl 2340 YHS 794 4113 gaston lifesci ucla edu Teaching Assistants Sherry Soliman Jessica So Avina Paranjpe Anna Eliseo Sara Chalifoux Stanley Parish Cynthia Balatoni Andrew Kuhlman sksoliman hotmail com jessso ucla edu avina ucla edu ajeliseo ucla edu schalifo ucla edu stparish ucla edu balatoni ucla edu kuhlman101 yahoo com Course Administrator Mr Armita Parvizi 2305 LSB M F 9 12 1 4 30 pm 825 6614 ArmitaP lifesci ucla edu T A Office hours will be announced during the first discussion section II TEXTBOOK AND SUPPORTING MATERIALS Purves Sadava Orians and Heller 2004 Life The Science of Biology 7 th Edition On reserve in the College Library Powell Text available for purchase at ASUCLA Bookstore LS2 Laboratory Manual and The Nature and Properties of Biologically Important Macromolecules Interactive CD Available for purchase at ASUCLA Bookstore Discussion Articles Available on line through University of California 10 campuses website of Scientific American Archive Online Article 1 Christian de Duve The Birth of Complex Cells Scientific American April 1996 8 pages Article 2 TBA Article 3 TBA Article 4 TBA III DISCUSSION SECTION AND LABORATORY SCHEDULE A Lab Manual should be obtained from the UCLA Bookstore It is important that you attend each laboratory at your designated time there is no provision to make up a missed lab session Packaged with the Course reader is a CD ROM entitled The Nature and Properties of Biologically Important Molecules which runs on either a PC or Mac format You are expected to familiarize yourself with this material as only limited lecture time is available to cover this basic material During the week 1 lab you will have an opportunity to clarify any questions you have concerning material on the CDROM with your TA Midterm 1 will contain a certain number of questions on this material WEEK WEEK OF TOPIC ASSIGNMENT SESSION DUE DATE 1 Oct 3 Lab 1 Introduction to Scientific Method Biomolecules CD ROM Review Lab Report dueWeek 2 2 Oct 10 Discussion Article 1 Due Week 3 3 Oct 17 Lab 2 Pigments of Photosynthesis Lab Report Due Week 4 4 Oct 24 Discussion Article 2 Due Week 5 5 Oct 31 Lab 3 Metabolism Lab Report Due Week 6 6 Nov 7 Discussion Article 3 Due Week 7 7 Nov 14 Lab 4 Rat Dissection In class assignment 8 Nov 21 Discussion Article 4 Due Week 9 9 Nov 28 Discussion No assignment 10 Dec 5 Lab 5 Histology and Microscopy Identify unknown slides in lab Please note that with the exception of weeks 7 10 assignment completed in lab all other assignments will be due at the BEGINNING OF THE DISCUSSION SESSION THE FOLLOWING WEEK Failure to turn in the assignment at the above time will result in a LATE PENALTY 2 point deduction PER DAY for every day beyond the due date Questions for assignments based on the Scientific American articles will be given out in class at the beginning of the week in which the assignment is to be carried out thus depending on the timing of your particular discussion section you will have at least one week to complete the assignment before the due date Copies of the question sets will also be posted on the course web site During the discussion sections your T A will review aspects of the lecture material which may require clarification go over Scientific American articles assigned for that week you should have read these beforehand as the T A may ask you questions and discuss answers to previously graded assignments IV GRADING 100 100 20 80 Midterm Exam 1 Midterm Exam 2 Section 4 Scientific American article assignments 5 points each Laboratory Exercises Scientific Method Lab Report 5 pts Photosynthesis Lab Report 25 4 pts Metabolism Lab Report 18 4 pts Histology lab questions 16 pts Rat dissection assignment 8 pts denotes 4 quiz points 200 Final Exam comprehensive 500 Total Points Possible The rooms where examinations are to be held will be announced in lecture and also posted on the course web site Examinations will be based primarily on material covered in lectures but will also cover material from reading assignments and from the Scientific American articles The final exam entirely multiple choice is comprehensive although it emphasizes material from the last third of the course The final exam will include questions worth 20 points based on the laboratory experiments The two midterm exams will include both multiple choice type questions as well as short answer questions NO MAKE UP EXAMS WILL BE GIVEN If you are unable to take an examination or final because of illness or other emergency you are responsible for contacting the Life Science Core Curriculum office 2305 Life Sciences Building tel 825 6614 before the examination You are required to have


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