PSYCH 532 - Mammalian Reproductive Physiology
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: Psychology (PSYCH)
Department: LSA Psychology
Requirements & Distribution:
Waitlist Notes:
Angie Tucker (
Enforced Prerequisites:
Advisory Prerequisites:
PHYSIOL 201 or PHYSIOL 502 or BIOL 225.
Other Course Info:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Each Winter Term, the Reproductive Science Program offers a course in Mammalian Reproductive Endocrinology (PHYSIOL 541) which is part of the curriculum of three departments (Physiology, Anatomy, and Psychology). This course is a study of the physiological and behavioral actions of reproductive hormones responsible for the regulation of the reproductive systems and behavior.

Topics include:

    Properties, regulation and action of protein and steroid hormones, neuroendocrine function and feedback regulation, gonads function and development, reproductive maturation (puberty) and senescence (menopause), sexual differentiation of the brain, developmental programming, epigenetics, stress responses, metabolic control, pheromones and sexual behavior, gender and sexuality, fertilization, embryogenesis, pregnancy and parturition, clinical issues of infertility and assisted reproduction.

    Course Requirements:

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    Intended Audience:

    An introduction to mammalian reproductive physiology for PhD, MS and senior undergraduate students who are considering a career in the biomedical sciences.

    Prior physiology or behavioral neuroscience courses and biochemistry are required.

    Class Format:

    Instruction is via lectures by experts in the fields represented in the course.

PSYCH 532 - Mammalian Reproductive Physiology
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001 (LEC)
TuTh 1:30PM - 3:00PM
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