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Winter Academic Term 2002 Course Guide

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Courses in Physiology


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Winter Academic Term, 2002 (January 7 April 26)

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Winter Academic Term '02 Time Schedule for Physiology.

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The essential concern of physiology is how living things work and, as physiology relates to man, it is the study of the normal functioning of the human body. The methods and tools of physiology are those used in the experimental sciences, and its range cuts across many different scientific disciplines. Physiology emphasizes the basic functions of organs, the interactions and coordination of these diverse functions, and attempts to analyze these functions in terms of physical and chemical processes. A knowledge and understanding of the functioning of the body and its component parts is an essential part of a general education. Physiology 201 is intended to meet the needs and expectations of many types of students: those preparing for careers as doctors, nurses, medical technicians, and biology teachers; those who are interested in a systematic investigation of the biological sciences; and those who desire a general knowledge of physiology as part of a liberal arts education. Students must have at least sophomore standing or permission of instructor.

Physiology 502, like Physiology 201, is a basic survey course covering all areas of human physiology. It has the same objectives as Physiology 201, and advanced undergraduates who have the stated prerequisites are advised to elect it rather than 201.

Courses in the Department of Physiology are listed in the Time Schedule as part of the Medical School's offerings in the subsection Physiology.

The following courses count as LS&A courses for LS&A degree credit.


PHYSIOL 306. Problems in Physiology.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: Physiol. 201 and permission of instructor. (1-4). (Excl). (INDEPENDENT). May be elected for a total of eight credits.

Credits: (1-4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Directed readings or investigations in a major area of physiology. Arrangements are to be made between the student and faculty member.

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PHYSIOL 405. Research Problems in Physiology.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: For advanced undergraduate and graduate students. Permission of instructor. (1-4). (Excl). (INDEPENDENT). May be repeated for a total of eight credits.

Credits: (1-4; 1-2 in the half-term).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Directed research in Physiology.

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PHYSIOL 541 / BIOLOGY 541 / PSYCH 532 / ANAT 541. Mammalian Reproductive Endocrinology.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Lee

Prerequisites & Distribution: Biol. 310 or 311, or Biol. Chem 415. (4). (Excl). (BS).

Credits: (4).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

The course provides an overview of the hormonal regulation of mammalian reproduction at the behavioral, physiological, cellular, and molecular levels. Topics include basic and clinically-orientated material related to properties and mechanisms of action of the pituitary gonadotrophic hormones and gonadal sex steroids, the neural control of reproduction, reproductive behavior, anatomy and endocrine regulation of the testis and ovary and of the male and female reproductive tracts, endocrine control of menstrual and estrous cycles, mechanisms of fertilization and implantation, and the endocrine basis of pregnancy and fertility regulation.

Primarily for upper-level undergraduates or graduate students with a strong background in biology. Prior exposure to Biochemistry is recommended. Evaluation is by written examinations and presentation of a poster. The course is team-taught by several members of the multi-departmental Reproductive Sciences Program.

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PHYSIOL 576 / BIOLCHEM 576 / PHRMACOL 576. Signal Transduction.

Section 001.

Instructor(s):

Prerequisites & Distribution: Two terms of organic chemistry; Biol. Chem. 415 or Chem. 451/452, and Biol. Chem. 570. Physical Chemistry is strongly recommended. (1). (Excl). (BS).

Mini/Short course

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Receptors; effector systems; oncogenes as signal transducers; interactions of signal transduction pathways.

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