Dr. Benjamin Blackman Biology 1B Spring 2022 Organismal Biology Schedule

Dr. Benjamin Blackman
is the instructor for the Organismal Biology section

Office Hours: To be announced

E-mail: bkblackman@berkeley.edu

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LectureDateLecture TopicReading Assignment
Campbell, 11th/12th Edit.
Org Bio 1W / Mar 30Intro; Prokaryotes to Eukaryotes: The Microbial World25.3, 26.6 "From Two Kingdoms to Three Domains", Ch. 27 Intro, 27.3-27.6
Org Bio 2F / Apr 1Prokaryotes to Eukaryotes: Microbial Communities;
Fungi: Ways of Life
31.1-31.2, 31.5 "Practical Uses of Fungi"
Org Bio 3M / Apr 4Fungi: Diversity; Algae31.4, 31.5 "Fungi as Parasites"
Ch. 28 Intro, 28.1, 28.3 through "Dinoflagellates", 28.4, 28.6
Org Bio 4W / Apr 6Algal Innovations; Terrestrialization: Adapting to
Life on Land
31.5 "Lichens"
Org Bio 5F / Apr 8Terrestrialization: Seed-Free Plants;
Gymnosperms: Diversity
Ch. 30 Intro, Fig. 30.7
Org Bio 6M / Apr 11Gymnosperms: Life-Cycle; Angiosperms: Flowers30.1-30.3, Ch. 38 Intro, 38.1 through "Flower Structure and Function"
Org Bio 7W / Apr 13Angiosperms: Pollination to Fruits30.4, Rest of 38.1, 38.2 through "Mechanisms that Prevent Self-Fertilization"
Org Bio 8F / Apr 15Seed Dispersal; Plant Organization - Cells and TissuesCh. 35 Intro, 35.1-35.2
Org Bio 9M / Apr 18Plant Growth - Roots35.3 "Primary Growth of Roots", 36.2 through The Apoplast and Symplast", 36.3 through "Transport of Water and Minerals into the Xylem", 37.2 through "Essential Elements"
Org Bio 10W / Apr 20Plant Growth - Shoots35.3-35.4, 36.1
Org Bio 11F / Apr 22Plant Water Relationsrest of 36.2 and 36.3, 36.4 through "Mechanisms of Stomatal Opening and Closing"
Org Bio 12M / Apr 25Phloem Transport; Developmental Responses to
the Environment: Tropisms
36.5; Ch. 39 Intro - 39.4
Org Bio 13W / Apr 27Developmental Responses to the Environment:
Developmental Transitions
Chapter 39 Intro - 39.4
W / Apr 27Midterm #3, 7 PM
Org Bio 14F / Apr 29Plant Biotic Interactions37.3, 39.5
M / May 9Final Exam, 8 AM