An introduction to cell biology, genetics and physiology, using an investigative and problem-based approach. Structured, skill-based lab exercises allow students to develop, perform and present an in-depth independent research project. One three-hour lab, a one-hour peer study session and three lectures each week. Offered in the spring semester. Required for biology, biochemistry, conservation biology and neuroscience majors. Acceptance into other biology courses, including 101 if 102 is taken first, requires a grade of 2.0 or higher in102. Offered each spring semester. Also required for biochemistry, conservation biology, and neuroscience (cellular and behavioral) majors.