SpTp: Endocrinology w/ Lab
This course addresses the structure and function of the
endocrine system. The course emphasizes an integrative approach
to the study of hormones and their actions - investigating
hormones at the biochemical, molecular, cellular and
physiological levels - and relies heavily on data analysis and
medical case studies.
Laboratory will consist of two - 7 week projects. Projects will
introduced in week one and divided up into 4 sub-sections /
sub-questions. Each of four lab groups would then design an
experimental method of addressing the question which would be
presented to following week. The next 4 weeks would be used for
data collection and analysis. The final week of the unit would
be for presentations and discussion.. Model systems used could
include crayfish, zebrafish, Tiger salamanders, or Xenopus.
Must have taken one BIO 200 level course