Weekly Plan

Course number-1143/LTA9

Thursday: 10:30-12:00 AM

Week 1- April-13- Introduction and overview of the course material

Week 2- April -20- Arabidopsis genetics: study from a practical perspective

Week 3- April -27- Arabidopsis Genetics

Week 4- May-4- Holiday

Week 5- May-11- Review class, (Take home exam -1)

Week 6- May-18- Hormone –Introduction

Week 7- May-25- Ethylene-1-physiology, synthesis

Week 8- June-1 - Ethylene-2-signaling

Week 9- June-8 – Auxin-1-Physiology, synthesis

Week 10- June-15- Auxin-2- transport/Guest lecture

Week 11-June-22 Auxin-3- signaling (Take home exam -2)

Week 12- June-29 – Guest lecture ; ABA-1-physiology, transport

Week 13- July-6- ABA-2- signaling/ Guest lecture

Week 14- July-13- Jasmonate (Take home exam -3)

Week 15- July-20- Review class

Week 16- July-27- Group presentation on a selected topic

Week 17- Aug-3- Final Exam

Grading Format:

50% from Midterm take home exams and class attendance

50% from final exam