College Biology Online Lectures





Genetics
Prof. Chris Kaiser, Prof. Gerald Fink, Prof. Leona Samson, Dr. Michelle Mischke, MIT

1 Physical Structure of the Gene
2 The Complementation Test and Gene Function
3 Mendelian Genetics
4 Probability and Pedigrees
5 Chromosomes and Sex Linkage
6 Recombination and Genetic Maps
7 Three-factor Crosses
8 Tetrad Analysis
9 Phage Genetics
10 Gene Structure and DNA Analysis
11 Mutations and Suppressors
12 Bacterial Genetics: Transposition
13 Bacterial Genetics: Transduction
14 Complementation in Bacteria: Plasmids
15 Complementation in Bacteria: Recombinant DNA
16 Prokaryotic Regulation: Negative Control
17 Prokaryotic Regulation: Positive Control
18 Prokaryotic Regulation: Regulatory Circuits
19 Eukaryotic Genes and Genomes I
20 Eukaryotic Genes and Genomes II
21 Eukaryotic Genes and Genomes III
22 Eukaryotic Genes and Genomes IV
23 Transgenes and Gene Targeting in Mice I
24 Transgenes and Gene Targeting in Mice II
25 Population Genetics: Hardy-Weinberg
26 Population Genetics: Mutation and Selection
27 Population Genetics: Inbreeding
28 Human Polymorphisms
29 Statistical Evaluation of Linkage I
30 Statistical Evaluation of Linkage II
31 Complex Traits
32 Chromosome Anomalies I
34 Genetics of Cancer I
35 Genetics of Cancer II


Introductory Biology
Prof. Graham Walker, Dr. Julia Khodor, Dr. Michelle Mischke, Prof. Penny Chisholm, MIT

1 Introduction
2 Biochemistry I
3 Biochemistry II
4 Biochemistry III
5 Biochemistry IV
6 Biochemistry V
7 Biochemistry VI
8 Biochemistry VI (cont.) - DNA as Genetic Material
9 Molecular Biology I
10 Molecular Biology II - Process of Science
11 Molecular Biology III
12 Molecular Biology IV
13 Molecular Biology IV (cont.) - Gene Regulation I
14 Gene Regulation II
15 Bacterial Genetics
16 The Biosphere
17 Carbon and Energy Metabolism
18 Productivity and Food Webs
19 Regulation of Productivity
20 Limiting Factors and Biogeochemical Cycles
21 Mendelian Genetics
22 Mitosis and Meiosis
23 Diploid Genetics
24 Recombinant DNA I
25 Recombinant DNA II
26 Recombinant DNA III
27 Recombinant DNA III (cont.) - Immunology I
28 Immunology II
29 Population Growth I
30 Population Growth II
31 Population Genetics and Evolution
32 Molecular Evolution
33 Communities I
34 Communities II
35 Communities III
36 Ecological Applications



General Biology Lecture
Instructor Richard MALKIN, Robert L. FISCHER, John G. FORTE, Michael MEIGHAN, UC Berkley

Lecture 1: Course introduction. Introduction to macromolecules. Protein structure and function.
Lecture 2: Structure and function: lipids, carbohydrates and nucleic acids
Lecture 3: Cell structure and organization - 1
Lecture 4: Cell structure and organization - 2
Lecture 5: The structure of biological membranes
Lecture 6: Cellular metabolism and biological catalysts
Lecture 7: Enzyme structure
Lecture 8: Regulation of enzymatic activity
Lecture 9: Introduction to bioenergetics
Lecture 10: Cellular energy production, anaerobic processes
Lecture 11: Cellular energy production, aerobic processes
Lecture 12: Photosynthesis-the light reactions
Lecture 13: Photosynthesis-CO2 fixation and related processes
Lecture 14: How Somatic Cells (Mitosis) and Gametes (Meiosis) Inherit Genomes
Lecture 15: The Laws that Govern the Inheritance of Traits - Segregation of Alleles
Lecture 16: How Genes Organized on Chromosomes, Linkage, Recombination, Mapping
Lecture 18: Gene Expression I - DNA is transcribed into RNA
Lecture 19: Gene Expression II, RNA is translated into protein
Lecture 20: Microbes, Viruses, Bacteria, Plasmids, Transposons
Lecture 21: Regulation of Gene Expression in Prokaryotes
Lecture 22: Gene Structure and Regulation in Eukaryotes I
Lecture 23: Gene Structure and Regulation in Eukaryotes II
Lecture 24: How To Isolate, Study and Use Genes
Lecture 25: How To Isolate, Study and Use Genes - continued
Lecture 26: Genetic Regulation of Development
Lecture 27: Multi-cellularity: Cell Shape and function, Tissue specialization
Lecture 28: Homeostasis: Digestion and Nutrition
Lecture 29: Homeostasis: Circulation
Lecture 30: Homeostasis: Respiration
Lecture 31: Homeostasis: The bodys defenses
Lecture 32: Homeostasis: The immune system
Lecture 33: Homeostasis: Osmoregulation
Lecture 34: Integration: Hormones and Chemical Communication
Lecture 35: Integration: Sex and reproduction
Lecture 36: Integration: Fertilization and early development
Lecture 37: Integration: Nerve cells and excitability
Lecture 38: Integration: Muscle cells and motility
Lecture 39: Integration: The nervous system


General Biology
Instructor Mike MOSER, John P. Huelsenbeck, Alan Shabel, Bruce G. BALDWIN, UC Berkeley

Lecture 1: Introduction to Ecology
Lecture 2: Ecology of Individuals and Species
Lecture 3: Demography and Life History
Lecture 4: Population Growth and Regulation
Lecture 5: Interspecific Relationships
Lecture 6: Community Ecology
Lecture 7: Community Ecology 2
Lecture 8: Ecosystem Ecology
Lecture 9: Ecosystem Ecology 2
Lecture 10: Paleoecology
Lecture 11: Human Ecology
Lecture 12: Ecology and the Environment
Lecture 13: Conclusion
Lecture 14: Darwin and the Origin of Species I
Lecture 15: Darwin and the Origin of Species II
Lecture 16: Population Genetics I: Mendel, Darwin, Hardy, and Weinberg
Lecture 17: Population Genetics II: Mutation and Genetic Drift
Lecture 18: Population Genetics III: Natural Selection and Gene Flow
Lecture 19: Natural Selection in the Laboratory and in the Wild
Lecture 20: The Evolutionary Advantage of Sex
Lecture 21: Sexual Selection
Lecture 22: Species and Speciation I
Lecture 23: Species and Speciation II
Lecture 24: Phylogenetics
Lecture 25: Fossil Record
Lecture 26: Human Evolution
Lecture 27: First Plants - Fungi Lecture