Room 264 Owens is used exclusively for introductory courses for biology/biochemistry majors. Diversity and Adaptation labs (BIOL 201) meet in this room during Fall Semester. Students in this course have the opportunity to use the Qubit gas exchange monitors to measure metabolic rate of invertbrates and photosynthesis. They also use digital microscopes to enhance their study of diversity. Both the Qubit systems and the digital microscopes were purchased through an NSF grant.
Spring semester finds many of the same students back in this lab for the second course in the biology core: Genetics, Evolution, and Ecology (BIOL 202).