OSAKA UNIV. CBCMP

OSAKA UNIVERSITY CHEMISTRY - BIOLOGY COMBINED MAJOR PROGRAM

Introductory Biology 2

Outline

THE EVOLUTIONARY HISTORY OF BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY
29 Plant Diversity I: How Plants Colonized Land
30 Plant Diversity II: The Evolution of Seed Plants
31 Fungi
32 An Overview of Animal Diversity
33 An Introduction to Invertebrates
34 The Origin and Evolution of Vertebrates

PLANT FORM AND FUNCTION
35 Plant Structure, Growth, and Development
36 Resource Acquisition and Transport in Vascular Plants
37 Soil and Plant Nutrition
38 Angiosperm Reproduction and Biotechnology
39 Plant Responses to Internal and External Signals

ANIMAL FORM AND FUNCTION
40 Basic Principles of Animal Form and Function
41 Animal Nutrition
42 Circulation and Gas Exchange
43 The Immune System
44 Osmoregulation and Excretion
45 Hormones and the Endocrine System
46 Animal Reproduction
47 Animal Development
48 Neurons, Synapses, and Signaling
49 Nervous Systems
50 Sensory and Motor Mechanisms
51 Animal Behavior

ECOLOGY
52 An Introduction to Ecology and the Biosphere
53 Population Ecology
54 Community Ecology
55 Ecosystems and Restoration Ecology
56 Conservation Biology and Global Change

Learning outcomes

Students will learn and understand about:
• Evolutionary History (plants, fungi, animals, invertebrates, vertebrates)
• Botany
• Zoology
• Ecology

In addition students will…
– get an overview of the different biological disciplines.
– understand the major biological concepts
– apply the learned concepts to new problems

Textbook

Biology: A Global Approach (10th edition)
Campbell (2014) Pearson

Instructor

Associate Professor

Clement Angkawidjaja