Reproductive Physiology & Endocrinology Courses
Lecture and discussion of respiration and photosynthesis, their origin, development and control in living systems. Concepts are introduced from fundamental principles. Lecture 3 hours weekly. Prerequisite: BSCI 40430 or permission.
EUKARYOTIC CELL BIOLOGY (3)
Current survey of the structure and function of eukaryotic cells, including recent advances in research technology. Lecture 3 hours weekly. Prerequisite: BSCI 40430 or permission.
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY (3)
Molecular genetics, DNA and RNA structure, chromosomes, DNA replication, recombination, genetic transcription and translation, gene expression, current concepts and technologies. Prerequisite: BSCI 30156 or permission.
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY LABORATORY (2)
Experience in research methods for studying cellular and molecular processes in plant and animal systems. Lab meets 6 hours weekly. Prerequisite: BSCI 20140; BSCI 40143 or 40158; CHEM 20481 or 30481; CHEM 30475; or permission. Special fee: $50 per semester (subject to change).
Survey of the mammalian host responses to self and nonself with emphasis on the cellular and molecular mechanisms by which innate and acquired immunity result. Experimental design and data analyses are related to current methodologies used to study immunology. Lecture 3 hours weekly. Prerequisite: BSCI 30171 and CHEM 10060, 10061 and 10062.
Principles of endocrine regulation of physiological and metabolic processes. Morphological and functional interrelationships between systems. Lecture 3 hours weekly. Prerequisite: 5 hours of advanced physiology.
MAMMALIAN PHYSIOLOGY I (3)
The internal environment, metabolism and energy balance, temperature regulation, nervous system and special senses. Lecture 3 hours. Prerequisite: BSCI 40430; 9 hours mathematics or permission; 20 hours chemistry or permission.
MAMMALIAN PHYSIOLOGY II (3)
Physiology of cardiovascular, renal, respiratory and digestive systems. Lecture 3 hours. Prerequisite: BSCI 40430; 9 hours mathematics or permission; 20 hours chemistry or permission.
REPRODUCTIVE PHYSIOLOGY OF MAMMALS (3)
Current concepts of reproductive processes based on studies with laboratory and domestic animals and man. Lecture 3 hours. Prerequisite: BSCI 40430 and 40432 or permission.
MAMMALIAN PHYSIOLOGY LAB I (1)
Laboratory experimentation emphasizing physiological principles covered in BSCI 5/70433. Corequisite: BSCI 5/70433. Special fee: $40 per semester.
MAMMALIAN PHYSIOLOGY LAB II (1)
Laboratory experimentation emphasizing physiological principles covered in BSCI 5/70434. Corequisite: BSCI 5/70434. Special fee: $40 per semester.
Role of the central nervous system in the regulation of hormonal and vegetative functions; structure function relationships between brain and pituitary with modern views of neuroendo-crine regulation. Methods for study of neuroendocrine relationships will be discussed. Prerequisite: BSCI 5/70432.
CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR ENDOCRINOLOGY (3)
Analysis of current hypotheses concerning the mechanisms by which hormones control cellular metabolism and gene expression. Prerequisite: BSCI 4/5/70432.
Basic biochemistry of the mammalian nervous system, including myelin structure and metabolism, stimulus-secretion coupling, neurotransmitter and eicosanoid metabolism, energy utilization and the biochemistry of nervous disorders. Prerequisite: CHEM 5/70247 or permission.
SEMINAR IN PHYSIOLOGY (1)
May be repeated for credit. Credits may be applied toward degree if department approves. S/U grading; IP permissible. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.