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Information for Supervisors


1. Registration

Please email with your full name and your @cam email address for inclusion on the list of supervisors for Part IA Biology of Cells. This will allow:

  • you to be registered on Moodle for Part IA Biology of Cells (see below)
  • the Course Organiser to pass on any relevant information about the course to you directly

2. Resources

The following describes the electronic resources that will be available to you after registration:

2.1 Moodle

Moodle provides the following resources for students:

  • A single access point to learning resources provided by registered courses
  • Secure access from Departmental, College and home computers
  • Email notification when resources are added during the year
  • Email notification of announcements relating to the course
  • File space for storage of files

3. Using Moodle for Biology of Cells

After registration and receipt of a confirmation email from Moodle you will be able to access Moodle. The system is pretty self-explanatory, but here is a step-by-step guide.


  • Go to the Moodle web site.
  • Click on the Raven Login button and enter your User-id and Password
  • Click on the tab for Course: Biology of Cells

Resources for Supervisors

There is a separate section for supervisors on the Moodle site.

4. Other Resources

Copies of other previous examination papers may be consulted in the libraries in the Departments of Plant Sciences, Genetics, Biochemistry and Zoology.

Solutions to numerical questions from the previous year's practical paper can be obtained by supervisors from the Librarians in the Departments of Biochemistry, Genetics, Plant Sciences or Zoology. These solutions are intended to provide guidance for supervisors and should not be given to students.

5. Course Feedback

We welcome your feedback on the structure and content of the course which should be sent to the Course Organiser (Dr Marco Geymonat, Dept of Genetics).