# BISC110/S11:Schedule

(Difference between revisions)
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Determine regression equations for the linear part of each data plots to get slope (m) values (slopes represent the rates of electron transport).
Calculate the rates (change over time of the linear portion of your graphs) and plot those values against your variable (x-axis);
| '''Homework''': Plot your A580 data (y-axis) versus time in seconds (x-axis) for the different treatments (with the treatments on the same graph).See([[Appendix_E/S11 |Appendix E]]).
Determine regression equations for the linear part of each data plots to get slope (m) values (slopes represent the rates of electron transport).
Calculate the rates (change over time of the linear portion of your graphs) and plot those values against your variable (x-axis);
- '''A full paper on your experiment, in the form of a scientific research report,
is due at beginning of Lab 11.'''
Discuss your results in terms of how the factor that you chose to investigate affects the electron transport rate in photosynthesis.
Compare your results to other investigations published in the primary literature.
Refer to the "[[BISC110/S11:Guidelines for writing a lab report in the form of a scientific paper | '''Guidelines for science writing''']]" information found in the [[BISC110/S11:Resources | Resources]]
section of the wiki. + '''A full paper on your experiment, in the form of a scientific research report,
is due at beginning of Lab 11.'''
Discuss your results in terms of how the factor that you chose to investigate affects the electron transport rate in photosynthesis.
Compare your results to other investigations published in the primary literature.
Refer to the "[[BISC110/S11:Guidelines for writing a lab report in the form of a scientific paper | '''Guidelines for science writing''']]" information found in the [[BISC110/S11:Resources | Resources]] section of the wiki. |-- |-- | 4 | 4

## Revision as of 12:20, 8 December 2010

Wellesley College

BISC110/112- Introduction to Cell Biology- Spring 2011

Introduction to Cell Biology Lab        Calendar/Assignments        Resources        OWW Basics        Appendices

## BISC110/112 Spring 2011 Lab Calendar

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
January 24
Lab 1
January 25
Lab 1
January 26
Lab 1
January 27
Lab 1
January 28
Lab 1
January 31
Lab 2
February 1
Lab 2
February 2
Lab 2
February 3
Lab 2
February 4
Lab 2
February 7
Lab 3
February 8
Lab 3
February 9
Lab 3
February 10
Lab 3
February 11
Lab 3
February 14
Lab 4
February 15
Lab 4
February 16
Lab 4
February 17
Lab 4
February 18
Lab 4
February 21
President's Day
NO LAB
February 22
Lab 5
February 23
Lab 5
February 24
Lab 5
February 25
Lab 5
February 28
Lab 5
March 1
Lab 6
March 2
Lab 6
March 3
Lab 6
March 4
Lab 6
March 7
Lab 6
March 8
Lab 7
March 9
Lab 7
March 10
Lab 7
March 11
Lab 7
March 14
Lab 7
March 15
NO LAB
March 16
NO LAB
March 17
NO LAB
Spring Break
March 18
NO LAB
Spring Break
March 21
Spring Break
March 22
Spring Break
March 23
Spring Break
March 24
Spring Break
March 25
Spring Break
March 28
Lab 8
March 29
Lab 8
March 30
Lab 8
March 31
Lab 8
April 1
Lab 8
April 4
Lab 9
April 5
Lab 9
April 6
Lab 9
April 7
Lab 9
April 8
Lab 9
April 11
Lab 10
April 12
Lab 10
April 13
Lab 10
April 14
Lab 10
April 15
Lab 10
April 18
Patriots' Day
NO LAB
April 19
Monday Schedule
NO LAB
April 20
Lab 11
April 21
Lab 11
April 22
Lab 11
April 25
Lab 11
April 26
Lab 11
April 27
Rhulman
NO LAB
April 28
NO LAB
April 29
NO LAB
May 2
Lab 12
May 3
Lab 12
May 4
Lab 12
May 5
Lab 12
May 6
Lab 12

## Schedule of Experiments

Section Lab # Activities
1 1-5 Boot Camp: Metric Measurement; Using Basic Lab Equipment; Making Solutions and Dilutions; Microscopy; Scientific Investigation; Designing & Executing Experiments; Data Analysis & Display; Statistical parameters; Scientific Writing
2 6-7 Genetics: DNA extraction, Visualization by agarose gel electrophoresis; Genotype/phenotype via Taster SNP data collection and analysis
3 8-10 Photosynthesis: Extraction of photosynthetic pigments; Spectrophotometry: Beer-Lambert Law, Linear regression analysis; Hill Reaction: Self-designed investigation of factors affecting photosystems
4 11 Gene Regulation/Enzymology: Invertase enzyme assay
Lab Practical 12 Hands-on skills assessment:

## BISC110/112 Assignments/ Weekly Lab Planner

Lab Assigned Lab Due Assignment
description
Point Value
(Total 200)
1 2 Practice Problems 5
2 3 Fig. Design (ungraded) 0
3 4 Dilution Problems (5);
Fig.& Results (10)
15
4 5 Oral presentation: Results, original figure & legend;
Journal article discussion
10
5 6 Lab notebook check (ungraded);
Partial Scientific Paper(25)
25
6 7 SNP Taster Questions 5
7 Due for all students
Fri. 4/2
Taster Scientific Paper (all but M&M) 35
8 9 Photosyn. Pigments Results 10
9 10 M&M (5pt);
Finalize Self-Design
5
10 11 Full Scientific Paper Hill Rxn. 35
11 12 Lab Notebook Check (10)
Concept Questions Enzymology/Gene Reg. (5)
15
12 12 Lab Practical:Hands-on skills assessment
35
Other - Discretionary Points
Preparation & Participation
5