Biology 1B Fall 2016
Fall 2016 Evolution ScheduleFall 2016 Ecology ScheduleFall 2016 Plant Biology Schedule
(Click the images above for the corresponding lecture schedule).
Biology 1B is offered by the Department of Integrative Biology at the University of California, Berkeley.

Please see the Announcements section below for important information.

Laboratory Schedule

Study Groups & Tutoring
Field Studies
Fall 2016 Syllabus

Undergraduate Teaching
Learning Outcomes

Biology 1B Contacts


Course Syllabus:

The Fall 2016 Syllabus is available at this link. This document has detailed information about the course and addresses the most commonly asked questions about Biology 1B. Please start here!

Lecture Schedule and Reading Assignments:

Lecture begins on Wednesday, August 24 with Evolution (Dr. Ellen Simms), followed by Ecology (Dr. David Ackerly) and wraps up with Organismal Diversity / Plant Biology (Dr. Bruce Baldwin). The lecture schedules for each section will available (once finalized) at these links or by clicking the corresponding pictures at the top of the page.

Labs Begin During the Week of August 29:

Lab attendance is mandatory. Be sure to attend your first lab, which begin on Monday, August 29. The lab schedule is available at this link or at the link above.

Warning to Cheaters:

Here is a Warning to Cheaters, a letter that was written by a former Biology 1B student who was caught and disciplined. This student was obligated to share this letter with their peers in part to fulfill the requirement for readmittence.

Lecture Schedule and Reading Assignments from Spring 2016:

Here are links to the Spring 2016 lecture schedules, beginning with Evolution (Dr. Michael Nachman), followed by Ecology (Dr. George Roderick) and ending with Biodiversity / Plant Biology (Dr. Lewis Feldman). These schedules from the previous semester are posted for general interest and have no bearing on the Summer 2016 lecture schedule.

Updated August 18, 2016

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