Ratings for Urnov, F D

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Based on 38 ratings for this instructor.

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55
Helpfulness
66
Enthusiasm
89

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Urnov, F D (MCB 140, Fall 2013)
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Comment: Easily the best instructor I have had a Cal. Great guy, with very interesting lectures. His tests are very fair! Looked forward to going to class. Encourages participation,

Submitted Jan. 4th, 2014

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Urnov, F D (BIOLOGY 1A, Spring 2012)
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42
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8
Helpfulness
38
Enthusiasm
99

Comment: So very funny and enthusiastic, but didn't cover much material. Terrible at writing multiple choice tests.

Submitted July 29th, 2013

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Urnov, F D (BIOLOGY 1A, Spring 2012)
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50
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51
Helpfulness
58
Enthusiasm
100

Submitted March 22nd, 2013

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Urnov, F D (BIOLOGY 1A, Spring 2012)
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81
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87
Helpfulness
77
Enthusiasm
100

Comment: Urnov is an extremely fun professor. His lectures are based more on real world examples and practical application which makes the material a pleasure to learn.

Submitted Jan. 22nd, 2013

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Urnov, F D (BIOLOGY 1A, Spring 2012)
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50
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75
Helpfulness
73
Enthusiasm
90

Comment: A lot of people were upset that he didn't cover enough material but I thought he was awesome. Liked to focus more on overarching themes and the genetics machinery instead of making us memorize ridiculous amounts about gene regulation, most of which is still speculation/incomplete models anyways. Realized that this is an intro course so if that info is really important to one's studies they will see it again in more depth in upperdiv courses. Goes on hilarious tangents and does an incredible job of making Mendelian genetics, some of the driest stuff out there, interesting and fun.

Submitted Nov. 29th, 2012

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Urnov, F D (BIOLOGY 1A, Spring 2012)
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74
Exams
77
Helpfulness
77
Enthusiasm
69

Submitted Oct. 25th, 2012

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Urnov, F D (BIOLOGY 1A, Spring 2012)
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50
Exams
37
Helpfulness
78
Enthusiasm
82

Comment: He Knows a lot about the material and his class is pretty interesting. However, his test are pretty ambiguous.

Submitted Oct. 17th, 2012

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Urnov, F D (BIOLOGY 1A, Spring 2012)
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49
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64
Helpfulness
85
Enthusiasm
100

Submitted Oct. 16th, 2012

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Urnov, F D (MCB 102, Summer 2011)
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50
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68
Helpfulness
89
Enthusiasm
100

Comment: Interesting lecturer, just don't expect to learn a whole lot of material. Most people take his class because of this.

Submitted Oct. 6th, 2012

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Urnov, F D (BIOLOGY 1A, Spring 2012)
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65
Exams
100
Helpfulness
75
Enthusiasm
100

Submitted Oct. 4th, 2012