Biology notes from Campbell

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Enjoy useful notes from Campbell Biology. If you are tired of reading again and again the bible of biologists, take a look at these notes. You can download  it from HERE.

Laboratory manual on biochemistry

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Here you will find a LABORATORY MANUAL on BIOCHEMISTRY. The given manual is designed according to the curriculum on biochemistry for the students of the Faculty of Overseas Admissions (general medicine and dentistry specialities). It is intended to save the student’s time and optimize their practical work. In this book you will find protocols and thus you can perform these …

Maths in Biochemistry/Biotechnology

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Below you will find a good manual for Mathematics Exercises in Biotechnology. Sample exercises and brief introduction will help you solve various mathematical problems in biology quickly and with less mistakes. Take a look! Maths in Biochemistry

Biochemistry lab manual

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I share with you Biochemistry lab manual that will help to get acquainted with basic practical skills in biochemistry lab. This course is intended to introduce you to some of the most widely used experimental procedures in biochemistry, including protein purification and characterization, enzyme assays and kinetics, and DNA isolation and manipulation. You will also gain some familiarity with some …

Study on the Fly!

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If you are tired of reading a pile of biology textbooks, I suggest you taking a break and trying alternative ways of learning. I just found amazing records of Raven Biology HERE that allow you to study anytime whether you are driving to work, exercising at the gym, or walking to class. Students with portable media players (iPod® and other …

Mnemonics for studying

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As I mentioned in previous post about tips and tricks, I promised to post some good websites to find biological mnemonics.Here are a list: Try this Some are here Very useful ones can be found here Also here There more interesting pages, however, I would suggest to search having a topic in mind for example glycolysis enzymes mnemonic or Krebs …

GENETICS: THEORY AND PROBLEMS

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Just found an amazing textbook of genetics SCHAUM’S OUTLINE OF THEORY AND PROBLEMS of GENETICS Third edition which contains both theoretical material and most important practical problems. Download it HERE.

How to prepare for biology olympiad?

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Bellow you can find my selected pieces of advice how to efficiently study for biology olympiads.   1. The most effective resources for studying are the ones you created yourself. So try to make notes! My personal advice is to draw as many diagrams, graphs, scientific drawings of plants and small invertebrates as you can because in this way you …

Biology olympiads: Myths and Reality

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Many young students face difficulty when preparing for the International Biology Olympiad (IBO). So I will try to dispel some myths about the IBO and also provide some useful pieces of advice how to succeed. So let‘s get started: If you cram all Campbell Biology, you will win a gold medal. Definitely not true. I heard something about few guys …

My experience in the IBO

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  City centre, Singapore I was in the IBO twice representing Lithuania (a small country in Eastern Europe) in 2012 (Singapore) and 2013 (Switzerland) where both times I won a bronze medal. To be perfectly honest with you guys, it was the best experience I had ever had in my life. Singapore was one of the first countries that I …

What to read to succeed?

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Many of young avid students wonder what the best resources are out there to prepare for the IBO, USABO, etc. There is no single answer, however, I will try to outline the best books from my own personal experience. It is not a secret that the Bible of Biology is “Campbell Biology“. It is a good book and covers all fundamental …