To prepare for class on November 15th, please read one of the following:
- EO Wilson’s Life on Earth chapter 10
- Raven’s Biology 15.1-3, 15.6-9 and
- OpenStax Biology 14.2-4, 15.1-2, 15.5
Then look over these slides on the Central Dogma. Please note that if you are reading Biology by Raven or OpenStax you’ll need to use other sections of the textbook or additional resources (such as the slides from previous years or Wikipedia) to get familiarized with the basics of chromosomes.
Also, these animations may be helpful (there are versions of these in EO Wilson’s Life on Earth).