Biology 1510 Fall 2017

Welcome to Biology 1510 for Spring 2018!

Select course readings from the menus above by Module:

  • Evolution
  • Molecules and Metabolism
  • Genetics
  • Evolution
  • Integrative Human Health

Lecture materials can be downloaded from t-square

Instructions for the group video project will be available later in the term.

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Sample Videos

View these videos for ideas on what makes an engaging video. As you watch, consider the elements that make each video engaging and how you could use those elements to explain evidence-based concepts (which is one of the goals of this project after all!)


Examples of highly rated and high-scoring group project videos from previous semesters of 1510 and 1520.


Fun Science: Light


Vi Hart: Hexaflexagons


Evolution: It’s a Thing – Crash Course Biology #20 (This one is long, but you’ll get the idea after 5 minutes if you are time-limited.)


The Machine is Us/ing Us


Budding yeast research

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Group 7: Analysis of “Species as Stressors: Heterospecific Interactions and the Cellular Stress Response under Global Change”



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[Group 9] Telomere length is reflected by plumage coloration in barn swallow

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Group 40: Surveying the Sequence Diversity of Model Pre-Biotic Peptides by Mass Spectrometry

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Genital titilators in bush crickets: Group 3

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Group 18: Genes of an Avian Lilliput Effect across the K-Pg Extinction

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Group 36: Selective Targeting of the Warburg Effect through GAPDH Inhibition with KA

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Group 33: Targeting Cancer Cells through the Warburg Effect

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Group 2: Male genital titillators and the intensity of post-copulatory sexual selection across bushcrickets

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Poison Mutations Group 14

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Group 211: Structure of histone-based chromatin in Archaea

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