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Nora E. Demers, Ph.D.,
Assistant Professor of Biology
(Comparative Immunology)

Office: Whitaker, 218 

Phone: (941) 590-7211
Fax: (941) 590-7200  

Office Hours:
T      11:00 am - 12:00 pm
         1:00 - 2:00 pm
TH    11:00 am - 12:00 pm
         1:00 - 2:00 pm
or by appointment 

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Fall, 2003
Course Description:

This course is intended for science majors. The principles of biology are studied from the molecular to the cellular level. Topics include basic biochemistry, the cell doctrine, the physical phenomena of life, elementary bioenergetics and biosynthesis, cellular and organismal reproduction and the gene concept. The curriculum is inquiry based and fully integrated with laboratory and/or field experiences which emphasizes active learning strategies.

I will be corresponding with you through your student email account. It is very important for you to have your student email activated. If you need assistance with this, please review the instructions for activating, forwarding, and getting help with your email.

BIOLOGY by Campbell Sixth edition
Biology Laboratory Manual by Vodopich and Moore

The text was chosen in hopes that it will allow you a good introduction to a subject rich in language and content.
Pay particular attention to the figures

Cheating, dishonesty, and plagiarism will not be tolerated and may result in failure of the assignment and/or course. Please review these articles on plagiarism: "What is Plagiarism at Indiana University"; "How to Avoid Plagiarism"; "Avoiding Plagiarism"

Disability Statement:
Florida Gulf Coast University, in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and the university’s guiding principles, will provide classroom and academic accommodations to students with documented disabilities. If you need to request an accommodation in this class due to a disability, or you suspect that your academic performances is affected by a disability, please see me or contact the Office of Adaptive Services. The Office of Adaptive Services is located in McTarnaghan Hall, room 214. The phone number is 590-7956 or TTY 590-7930

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