BIOL 409
Molecular Physiology
Last Offered Fall 2007
Division III
This course is not offered in the current catalog or this is a previous listing for a current course.

Class Details

This discussion-based course is an advanced physiology course that examines mammalian organ function at the molecular level. Important proteins and biochemical events that dictate subcellular and cellular processes will be discussed for many organ systems. Material will be presented and discussed in the context of the molecular basis of pathophysiological states of human disease. Topics will include numerous genetic predispositions and diseases including Type II diabetes, hypertension, and obesity. Student-led discussions will come from the original literature.
The Class: Format: discussion
Limit: 12
Expected: 12
Class#: 1767
Grading: yes pass/fail option, yes fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: evaluation will be based on class participation and four papers (four pages each)
Prerequisites: Biology 202 and either Biology 205 or Biology 322; open to juniors and seniors
Enrollment Preferences: senior Biology majors who have not taken a 400-level course
Distributions: Division III
Attributes: BIMO Interdepartmental Electives

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