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2/24/17

posted Feb 24, 2017, 7:13 AM by Kelly Allen

Journal: What do all of the infectious diseases you've looked at have in common?

Class: Continue Disease and Travel group project

HW: Read ch. 19
EPI paper final draft due Mon. 3/6 by midnight via Turnitin.com
Ch. 19 test Mon. 2/27

2/23/17

posted Feb 23, 2017, 9:03 AM by Kelly Allen

Journal: How is your group coming along with your website? What do you have left to do? Give me details.

Class: Continue Disease and Travel group project

HW: Read ch. 19
EPI paper final draft due Mon. 3/6 by midnight via Turnitin.com
Ch. 19 test Mon. 2/27

2/22/17

posted Feb 22, 2017, 6:52 AM by Kelly Allen

Journal: Do you enjoy web design? Are you enjoying designing the website for this project? Explain your answer.

Class: Continue Disease and Travel group project

HW: Read ch. 19
EPI paper final draft due Mon. 3/6 by midnight via Turnitin.com
Ch. 19 test Mon. 2/27

2/21/17

posted Feb 21, 2017, 8:52 AM by Kelly Allen

Journal: Tell me about the progress you’re making on your EPI paper, now that I have given you comments on your rough draft.

Class: Continue Disease and Travel group project

HW: Read ch. 19
EPI paper final draft due Mon. 3/6 by midnight via Turnitin.com
Bioinformatics Packets (1, 2a, 2b, 3, 4, 5) due TOMORROW
Ch. 19 test Mon. 2/27

2/20/17

posted Feb 20, 2017, 9:19 AM by Kelly Allen

Journal: Today we are beginning our unit on infectious disease. Do you know anyone who has had an infectious disease other than a cold or the flu? Elaborate.

Class: Begin Disease and Travel group project

HW: Read ch. 19
EPI paper final draft due Mon. 3/6 by midnight via Turnitin.com
Bioinformatics Packets (1, 2a, 2b, 3, 4, 5) due Wed. 2/22
Ch. 19 test Mon. 2/27

2/17/17

posted Feb 17, 2017, 11:46 AM by Kelly Allen

Journal: Last day of our bioinformatics unit! What do you find to be the most interesting thing about bioinformatics? Explain.

Class: Final bioinformatics discussion (see Ms. Allen for handout)

HW: Read ch. 19
EPI paper final draft due Mon. 3/6 by midnight
Bioinformatics Packets (1, 2a, 2b, 3, 4, 5) due Wed. 2/22
Ch. 19 test Mon. 2/27

2/16/17

posted Feb 16, 2017, 8:57 AM by Kelly Allen

Journal: Today we’re going to check to make sure we have enough copies of the section of mtDNA that we’re interested in by using electrophoresis. What do you remember about electrophoresis?

Class: Run electrophoresis with mtDNA 

HW: Read ch. 19
EPI paper final draft due Mon. 3/6 by midnight

2/15/17

posted Feb 15, 2017, 11:24 AM by Kelly Allen

Journal: Today we’re going to set up our mtDNA to amplify it (make lots of copies). Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) allows us to do this. What can you determine about this process from the name?

Class: Prepare mtDNA for PCR

HW: Read ch. 19
The Secret World Inside of You questions due Thurs. 2/16
EPI paper final draft due Mon. 3/6 by midnight

2/14/17

posted Feb 14, 2017, 7:51 AM by Kelly Allen

Journal: Today we will extract our mtDNA! Summarize how it is theorized that mitochondria and chloroplasts became organelles in eukaryotic cells.

Class: Gather cells to extract mtDNA

HW: Read ch. 19
The Secret World Inside of You questions due Thurs. 2/16
EPI paper final draft due Mon. 3/6 by midnight

2/13/17

posted Feb 13, 2017, 12:09 PM by Kelly Allen

Journal: A recent research study linked certain gut bacteria to accelerated development of Alzheimer’s disease. Considering what you learned on Wednesday, does this surprise you? Explain your answer.

Class:  Discuss EPI paper rough drafts 
Work on Bioinformatics packets (see Ms. Allen for missed packets)

HW: Read ch. 19
The Secret World Inside of You questions due Thurs. 2/16
EPI paper final draft due Mon. 3/6 by midnight

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