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Department of Biological Sciences Simon Fraser University Calendar | Fall 2017

Biological Sciences Minor

Program Requirements

Students complete all of

BISC 101 - General Biology (4)

An introduction to the biochemical and physiological mechanisms of living organisms. Topics covered include cell structure and function, DNA replication and the flow of genetic information, enzyme function, metabolism and physiology of microorganisms, plants, and animals. Prerequisite: High school biology 12 (or equivalent) with a C grade or better, or BISC 100 with C- or better, or BISC 113 with C+ or better, or HSCI 100 with C+ or better. Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Tony Williams
Megan Barker
Onkar Bains
Shabnam Massah
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
Th 9:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
D101 Onkar Bains
Tu 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
BLU 10021, Burnaby
D102 Onkar Bains
Tu 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SSCB 8210, Burnaby
BLU 10901, Burnaby
D103 Onkar Bains
Tu 1:30 PM – 3:20 PM
Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
BLU 10901, Burnaby
D104 Onkar Bains
Tu 1:30 PM – 3:20 PM
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SSCB 8210, Burnaby
BLU 10901, Burnaby
D105 Shabnam Massah
Tu 3:30 PM – 5:20 PM
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
BLU 10901, Burnaby
D106 Shabnam Massah
Tu 3:30 PM – 5:20 PM
Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCB 8210, Burnaby
BLU 11901, Burnaby
D107 Shabnam Massah
We 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
AQ 5047, Burnaby
D108 Shabnam Massah
We 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SSCB 8210, Burnaby
RCB 7101, Burnaby
D109 Shabnam Massah
We 1:30 PM – 3:20 PM
Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
AQ 5014, Burnaby
D110 Shabnam Massah
We 1:30 PM – 3:20 PM
Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SSCB 8210, Burnaby
BLU 10901, Burnaby
D111 Shabnam Massah
We 3:30 PM – 5:20 PM
Fr 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
RCB 7101, Burnaby
D112 Shabnam Massah
We 3:30 PM – 5:20 PM
Fr 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCB 8210, Burnaby
RCB 7101, Burnaby
D113 Shabnam Massah
Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Th 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
RCB 7101, Burnaby
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
D114 Shabnam Massah
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
Th 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
RCB 6206, Burnaby
SSCB 8210, Burnaby
D115 Shabnam Massah
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
Th 1:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 7101, Burnaby
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
D116 Shabnam Massah
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
Th 1:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SWH 10075, Burnaby
SSCB 8210, Burnaby
D117 Onkar Bains
We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Fr 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
RCB 7101, Burnaby
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
D118 Onkar Bains
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
Fr 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
RCB 7102, Burnaby
SSCB 8210, Burnaby
D119 Shabnam Massah
Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
Th 3:30 PM – 5:20 PM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
D120 Shabnam Massah
Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
Th 3:30 PM – 5:20 PM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
SSCB 8210, Burnaby
D200 Ivona Mladenovic
We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Fr 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 2600, Surrey
SUR 2600, Surrey
D201
We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
SUR 2990, Surrey
D202
We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SUR 2990, Surrey
D203
We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SUR 2995, Surrey
D204
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 2990, Surrey
D205
We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SUR 2990, Surrey
D206
We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SUR 2995, Surrey
LAS1 Ivona Mladenovic
Th 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SUR 2960, Surrey
LAS2 Ivona Mladenovic
Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 2960, Surrey
LAS3 Ivona Mladenovic
Th 1:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SUR 2960, Surrey
BISC 102 - General Biology (4)

Survey of the diversity of life, and its evolutionary history on earth. The student is introduced to the study of genetics, development, and evolution, giving an overview of how these processes interact to produce form and function. Also included are principles of behavior and ecological relationships of organisms to each other and their environment. Prerequisite: High school biology 12 (or equivalent) with a C grade or better, or BISC 100 with C- or better, or BISC 113 with C+ or better, or HSCI 100 with C+ or better. Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Erin Barley
Kathleen Fitzpatrick
Eunice Hannah Chin
Tu, Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
D101 Kathleen Fitzpatrick
Tu 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
RCB 7102, Burnaby
D102 Kathleen Fitzpatrick
Tu 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
BLU 11901, Burnaby
D103 Eunice Hannah Chin
Tu 1:30 PM – 4:20 PM
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
WMC 3511, Burnaby
D104 Eunice Hannah Chin
Tu 1:30 PM – 4:20 PM
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
WMC 3511, Burnaby
D105
We 8:30 AM – 11:20 AM
Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
AQ 5017, Burnaby
D106
We 8:30 AM – 11:20 AM
Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
AQ 5036, Burnaby
D107 Eunice Hannah Chin
We 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
AQ 5048, Burnaby
D108 Eunice Hannah Chin
We 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
AQ 5014, Burnaby
D109 Eunice Hannah Chin
We 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
AQ 5020, Burnaby
D110 Eunice Hannah Chin
We 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
Fr 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
AQ 5036, Burnaby
D111 Kathleen Fitzpatrick
Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
Th 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 7101, Burnaby
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
D112 Kathleen Fitzpatrick
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
Th 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
BLU 11901, Burnaby
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
D113 Eunice Hannah Chin
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
Th 1:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
D114 Eunice Hannah Chin
Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
Th 1:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5005, Burnaby
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
D115 Eunice Hannah Chin
We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Fr 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5048, Burnaby
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
D116 Eunice Hannah Chin
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
Fr 11:30 AM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5048, Burnaby
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
D117
We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
Fr 8:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5025, Burnaby
SSCB 8212, Burnaby
D118
We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
Fr 8:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5025, Burnaby
SSCB 8212, Burnaby

and at least two of

BISC 202 - Genetics (3)

Principles and concepts of the transmission of genetic information treated comparatively in man, animal, plant and microbe. Prerequisite: BISC 101 and 102 with a grade of C- or better.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
D100 Esther Verheyen
Mo, We, Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SSCB 9201, Burnaby
D101
Tu 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 5028, Burnaby
D102
Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5048, Burnaby
D103
Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5038, Burnaby
D104
Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5028, Burnaby
D105
Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5028, Burnaby
D106
We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 4115, Burnaby
D107
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5038, Burnaby
D108
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5038, Burnaby
D109
Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5027, Burnaby
D110
Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5036, Burnaby
D111
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5051, Burnaby
D112
Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 4115, Burnaby
D113
Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5008, Burnaby
D114
Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5051, Burnaby
D115
Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5049, Burnaby
BISC 204 - Introduction to Ecology (3)

An introduction to biotic-environmental relationships and dynamics; ecological concepts; population dynamics, variation, adaptation and evolution. Prerequisite: BISC 101 and 102 with a grade of C- or better. Students with credit for GEOG 215 may not take this course for further credit.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Wendy Palen
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
Th 9:30 AM – 11:20 AM
BLU 9660, Burnaby
BLU 9660, Burnaby
D101
Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5020, Burnaby
D102
Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5025, Burnaby
D103
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5009, Burnaby
D104
Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5014, Burnaby
D105
Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 4125, Burnaby
D106
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 7102, Burnaby
MBB 222 - Molecular Biology and Biochemistry (3)

The structure, function and synthesis of proteins, RNA and DNA and their interrelated biological functions within the cell. An introduction to molecular biology techniques and methods of protein purification and analysis. Prerequisite: or Corequisite CHEM 281.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Lisa Craig
Mo, We, Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCB 9201, Burnaby
D101
Mo 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 4130, Burnaby
D102
Mo 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 4120, Burnaby
D103
Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 4120, Burnaby
D104
Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 4120, Burnaby
D105
Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
TASC2 8500, Burnaby
D106
We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 6125, Burnaby
D107
We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
TASC2 8500, Burnaby
D108
Th 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 5039, Burnaby
D109
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5005, Burnaby
D110
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
TASC2 8500, Burnaby
MBB 231 - Cellular Biology and Biochemistry (3)

A study of the molecular processes which underlie cell structure and function, integrating ultrastructural, physiological and biochemical approaches. Modern techniques used in the analysis of organelle and cell function are integral parts of the course. Prerequisite: MBB 222, BISC 101, CHEM 281 with grades of C- or better. Corequisite or Prerequisite: CHEM 282 or CHEM 283.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Stephanie Vlachos
Mo 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SWH 10041, Burnaby
SWH 10041, Burnaby
AQ 3182, Burnaby
D101
Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 4130, Burnaby
D102
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
BLU 10655, Burnaby
D103
We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 3255, Burnaby
D104
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
RCB 7100, Burnaby
D105
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
BLU 10031, Burnaby

and a minimum of 15 units, consisting of five upper division BISC courses (including MASC courses), as approved by the department