The 2018 Bama Biology Bootcamp schedule is under construction. See below for last year’s schedule to get an idea of the kinds of events that will be taking place. More soon.

 

B3 Bama Biology Boot Camp 2017 Schedule

Sunday (13 Aug)

1:00-2:00 pm Program check-in; Shelby Hall Rotunda

Textbook verification and clicker registration: SEC 2435

2:15-2:45 pm Introductions (Joint Session for Parents and Students): Shelby Hall 1093

2:50-3:00 pm Preassessment SEC 2435

3:00-4:30 pm Group Work Participants Expectations SEC 2438-2429

3:00-4:30 pm Parent Meeting: Shelby Hall 1093 Drs. Janis O’Donnell and Phil Harris

5:00-6:30 pm Welcome Dinner: Bryant Conference Center- Rast B

7:00-8:30 pm: Lecture 1; Biology 127: Chemistry, Macromolecules, and Central Dogma of

            Biology; Dr. Daryl Lam

 

Monday (14 Aug)

Morning

7:00-7:45 am Breakfast; Lakeside Dining Hall

8:00-9:30 am Lecture 2; Biology 127: Chemistry, Macromolecules, and Central Dogma of

Biology Continued; Dr. Daryl Lam

9:45-11:15 am Learning Strategies: Metacognition: The Key to Acing Courses; Dr. Ro Gray

Biology 127

Afternoon

11:30-12:45 Lunch with Mentors: Fresh food’s Dining Hall

1:00-2:15 pm Study time/Group work; Useful Note taking Strategies SEC 2436, 2438 and Roger

Library

2:30-3:45 pm Student Discussion 1: High School Strategies vs. College Strategies; Drs. Ro Gray

            and Phil Harris Biology 127

4:00-5:30 pm Lecture 3; Smith Hall 205: Chemistry, Macromolecules, and Central Dogma of

            Biology Continued; Dr. Daryl Lam

5:45 pm Dinner with Mentors: Burke Dining Hall

 

Tuesday (15 Aug)

Morning

7:00-7:45 am Breakfast; Lakeside Dining Hall

8:00-9:00 am Exam 1: SEC 2435 and 2402

9:30-11:00 am Lecture 4; Biology 127: Energy & Metabolism, Cellular Respiration and

            Photosynthesis; Dr. Ro Gray 

11:15-12:15 Lunch with Mentors: Burke Dining Hall

Afternoon

12:30-1:00 pm Discussion of Exam Results: Biology 127

1:00-2:15 pm Learning Strategies: Time Management; Drs. Ro Gray and Phil Harris and CAS

            Biology 127

2:30-3:45 pm Study time/group work; Time Management continued SEC 2436, 2438 and Roger

Library

4:00-5:30 pm Lecture 5; Biology 127: Energy & Metabolism, Cellular Respiration and

            Photosynthesis Continued; Dr. Ro Gray

5:45 Dinner; Dinner with Mentors: Lakeside Dining Hall

 

 

Wednesday (16 Aug)

Morning

7:00-7:45 am Breakfast; Lakeside Dining Hall

8:00-9:30 am Lecture 6; Biology 127: Energy & Metabolism, Cellular Respiration and

            Photosynthesis Continued; Dr. Ro Gray

9:45-11:30 am lab SEC:  Room 2428 and 2429

Afternoon

11:45-12:30 pm Lunch with Mentors: Fresh food’s Dining Hall

12:40-1:30 pm Undergraduate Research and Careers in Biology; Biology 202 Drs. Janis

            O’Donnell and Phil Harris

1:40-3:20 pm Lab tours

3:30-4:20 pm Study time/group work; Lab Data Analysis SEC 2436, 2438 and Roger

Library

4:30-6:00 pm Lecture 7; Biology 127: Mitosis, Meiosis and Genetics; Dr. Kim Lackey

6:00 pm Dinner on your own

 

Thursday (17 Aug)

Morning

7:00-7:45 am Breakfast; Lakeside Dining Hall

8:00-9:00 am Exam 2: SEC 2435 and 2402

9:10-10:15 am Degree Works/Advising Practices: SEC 2435 Dr. Katrina Ramonell

10:30-12:00 Lecture 8; Biology 127: Mitosis, Meiosis and Genetics; Dr. Kim Lackey

Afternoon

12:15-1:15 pm Lunch with Mentors: Fresh food’s Dining Hall

1:30-2:00 pm Discussion of Exam Results; Biology 127

2:00-3:45 pm Study time/group work; SEC 2436, 2438 and Roger Library

4:00-5:30 pm Lecture 9; Biology 127: Mitosis, Meiosis and Genetics; Dr. Kim Lackey

5:30 Dinner on your own

 

Friday (18 August)

Morning

7:00-7:45 am Breakfast; Lakeside Dining Hall

8:00-9:00 am Exam 3: SEC 2435 and 2402

9:00-9:30 am Evaluations: SEC 2435 and 2402

9:45-10:15 am Final Exam Results; Biology 127

10:30- 11:45 am Student Discussion 2; Strategies that worked and Strategies that didn’t work/Life after BSC 114 Drs. Ro Gray, Daryl Lam, Kim Lackey and Phil Harris Biology 127

Afternoon

12:00 Awards Ceremony and Program Conclusion, Smith Hall