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2010-2011 Academic Year

Arts and Science Departments, Programs and Courses Physiology Courses of Instruction


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AVAILABILITY
The Department of Physiology does not offer all of the courses listed in the Calendar every year. For the most up-to-date information on the availability of courses offered in the current year, check QCARD or consult with the departmental office.
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PHGY-210/1.0 Physiology for Health Sciences 3L;2T alt.wks.
The function of organs, body systems and the integration of functions in the whole body.
NOTE Open only to students enrolled in theLife Sciences Collaborative Program (XRAY).
EXCLUSIONS IDIS 150, PHGY 212, PHGY 214.
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PHGY-212/1.0 Physiology for the Life Sciences 3L;3P alt.wks.
The functions of organs, body systems and the integration of functions in the whole body.Includes laboratories where students carry out observations on themselves and animal tissues. Not offered in 2010-11. PREREQUISITE A minimum average of 65 per cent in BIOL 102* and BIOL 103*, or equivalent.Restricted to students enrolled in the Life Sciences SSP program.
EXCLUSIONS IDIS 150, PHGY 210, PHGY 214.
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PHGY-214/1.0 Mammalian Physiology 3L
The function of organs, body systems, and the integration of functions in thewhole body. PREREQUISITE A minimum average of 65 per cent in BIOL 102* and BIOL 103*or equivalent. Not open to students enrolled in the Schools of Kinesiology and Health Studies or Nursing.
EXCLUSIONS IDIS 150, PHGY 210, PHGY 212.
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NSCI-323*/0.5 Cellular Neuroscience 3L;1T
For a complete description, see Life Sciences.
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NSCI-324*/0.5 Systems Neuroscience 3L;1T
For a complete description, see Life Sciences.
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PHGY-350*/0.5 Pathophysiology 3L
An introductory course in Pathophysiology in which the underlying functional changes of cell and cell systems will be discussed in association with a variety of disease processes. PREREQUISITE PHGY 210, PHGY 212 or PHGY 214 (or IDIS 150).
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PHGY-355*/0.5 Biomedical Respiratory Physiology 3L;3P
An intermediate course focussing on biomedical applications of lung biology. Topics include lung mechanics, gas exchange, acid-base balance and control of breathing. There are four 3-hour laboratories. Laboratories are not offered every week. Enrolment is limited and priority is given to students in theLISC SSP program (CRSS stream). PREREQUISITE PHGY 210 or PHGY 212 or PHGY 214.
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LISC-390*/0.5 Integrated Life Sciences Laboratory I 3P
For a complete description, see Life Sciences.
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LISC-391*/0.5 Integrated Life Sciences Laboratory II 3P
For a complete description, see Life Sciences.
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REGISTRATION IN 400-LEVEL COURSES
Registration in 400-level courses is limited and students will be admitted on the basis of academic record and the importance of the course to their program.
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LISC-422*/0.5 Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience 1L;2S
For a complete description, see Life Sciences.
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PHGY-424*/0.5 Ion Channels of Excitable Cells 3L/S
The electrophysiology and biophysics of neuronal and cardiac membranes; molecular biology, structure, and function of ion channels. Students will learn to critically evaluate scientific literature.Instructional format is primarily student-led seminars.At the discretion of the coordinator, restricted to students in their fourth year of study. Enrolment is limited. PREREQUISITE A minimum grade of 65 per cent in PHGY 210 or PHGY 212 or PHGY 214 or equivalent, or permission of the course coordinator.
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LISC-426*/0.5 Current Concepts in Sensorimotor Neuroscience 3S
For a complete description, see Life Sciences.
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PHGY-444*/0.5 Gastrointestinal Physiology 1L;1S alt.wks.
The mechanisms and regulation of motor, secretory, digestive, and absorptive functions of the gastrointestinal tract are considered in lectures and seminars. Students are required to prepare and present reviews of original literature.
NOTE The normal classroom time of 36 hours is spread over two terms. Enrolment is limited.
PREREQUISITE A minimum grade of 65 per cent in PHGY 210 or PHGY 212 or PHGY 214 or equivalent, or permission of the course coordinator.
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LISC-454*/0.5 Cardiovascular Sciences 2L;1S/P
For a complete description, see Life Sciences.
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PHGY-494*/0.5 Neuroendocrinology 3S
Students are exposed to an in depth study of selected topics in neuroendocrinology and neuroendocrine techniques. Neuroendocrinology refers to the neural control of endocrine and autonomic function. Areas of focus will include central nervous system control of cardiovascular function, reproduction, and appetite. In addition, students will learn to critically evaluate scientific literature. Instructional format is primarily student led seminars. PREREQUISITE A minimum grade of 75 per cent in PHGY 210 or PHGY 212 or PHGY 214 or equivalent, or permission of the course coordinator.
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PHGY-499/1.5 Research Project in Physiology 10P;2T
An investigation in a selected area of physiology. The project involves experimental design, data collection and analysis, submission ofwritten reports, and oral presentations. Students attend seminars/tutorials on related topics. Limited enrolment; restricted to fourth year honours, permission of the department required.
NOTE Students whose research requires the care and/or handling of animals must also register in LISC 488/0.0.
PREREQUISITE    Availability of a supervisor.
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