||First Year Seminar
in Biomedical Sciences
The university and its resources, college survival skills, careers
in the biomedical sciences; current issues in health and biotechnology.
||Concepts in Human
Anatomy and Physiology
Basic concepts in the anatomy and physiology of the human body.
Opportunities and challenges in biomedical sciences; business
of science, ethics, model systems, cellular and systemic physiology.
||Principles of Human
Physiology of humans.
||Human Gross Anatomy
Structure and function of the human body. Study of prosected human
cadavers; clinical applications; living anatomy.
||Laboratory in Principles
Basic physiology lab exercises.
Comparative gross anatomy of domestic carnivores, ruminants, and
Cellular and molecular bases of nervous system function and behavior.
Microscopic anatomy of mammalian tissue.
Functional systems and circuits of the human brain and spinal
Cell, tissue, and organ function related to integrated whole body
||Supervised College Teaching
Supervision by and work with graduate teaching assistants in small
group learning sessions involving students enrolled in BS 300.
||Nerve and Muscle-Toxins,
Trauma, and Disease
Structure, composition, function of nerves and muscles, etiology of genetic and autoimmune neuromuscular diseases, alteration by toxins and nerve gas.
Human and Animal Reproductive Biology
Basis for male and female reproductive function in human and animals
Physiology of the glands of internal secretion.
Pharmacologic principles, absorption, distribution, metabolism,
excretion, side effects, and actions of drugs.
||Essentials of Pathophysiology
Integration of different facets of mechanisms underlying health
||Seminar -- Pathophysiology
Capstone seminar in biomedical sciences.
Membrane function and electrical activity of cells, neurophysiology,
blood and immune, muscle physiology, and cellular endocrinology.
Cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, digestive, endocrine, metabolic,
and reproductive function.
Dissection of domestic animals.
Nervous system structure and function presented from a systems
perspective; applied and comparative aspects are emphasized.
||Human Anatomy Dissection
Regional approach to human gross anatomy through laboratory dissection
of human cadaver.
||Managing a Career in Science
A) Survival skills for coursework (M.S.). B) Survival skills for
research (M.S. and Ph.D.).
||Advanced Human Gross Anatomy
Clinical application of human anatomy through case-based study.
Physiology and biophysics of the circulatory system.
||Mechanisms of Hormone
Synthesis, secretion, and mechanisms of action of hormones.
Endocrine regulation of metabolic homeostasis; effects of exercise
Anatomy -- Case Discussions
Clinical case discussions utilized in advanced understanding of
domestic animal anatomy and physiology.
Reproductive physiology and endocrinology of vertebrate animals.
for Gametes and Embryos
Collection, storage, evaluation, in vitro manipulation, and replacement
of sperm, oocytes, embryos, and other reproductive tissues.
||Transmission EM Laboratory
Operation of transmission electron microscope; preparation of
samples; interpretation of images.
||Scanning EM Laboratory
Operation of scanning electron microscope; preparation of samples;
interpretation of images.
||Supervised College Teaching
||Seminar - Classics in Neurosciences
Review of classic papers in the neurosciences.
A) Developmental anatomy. B) Microscopic anatomy. C) Neuroanatomy.
D) Radiographic anatomy. E) Surgical anatomy. F) Gross anatomy.
||Graduate Student Seminar
||Seminar -- Biomedical Sciences
A) Endocrinology. B) Neurophysiology. C) Cell physiology. D) Cardiopulmonary
physiology. E) Reproductive physiology.
A) Neurophysiology. B) Cardiopulmonary physiology. C) Reproductive
||Cellular and Molecular
Membrane properties of nerve and muscle; molecular mechanisms
of synaptic function; neuromuscular units.
Molecular mechanisms involved in development of nervous system
including differentiation, growth, pathfinding, and synaptogenesis.
||Neuronal Circuits, Systems and Behavior
Anatomical and physiological organization of the nervous system.
A) Ion Channels. C) Topics in Neuroscience. E) Neuroendocrine Mechanisms.