BIOL 5128 1.5 - CURRENT TOPICS IN COMPARATIVE AND INTEGRATIVE ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY

This course is not being offered this year. (2020-2021)

Course Description:

This course covers advanced topics in comparative animal physiology with an emphasis on regulatory mechanisms and homeostasis. Topics include endocrinology, metabolism, osmotic and ionic regulation, reproduction and hi-light modern integrative physiology techniques. Examples are drawn from both vertebrate and invertebrate animals.

Evaluation:

Written Report 40%
Oral Presentation 40%
Participation 20%

 

Bibliography:

All materials for this course are to be sourced from primary peer reviewed research articles from the journals listed below:

American Journal of Physiology

Comparative Physiology

Physiology

The Journal of Experimental Biology

The Journal of Insect Physiology

Physiological and Biochemical Zoology

Endocrinology

Peptides

General and Comparative Endocrinology

Neuroendocrinology

Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology