Courses

PHGY 311

3 credits
Channels, Synapses and Hormones.

Physiology: In-depth presentation of experimental results and hypotheses on cellular communication in the nervous system and the endocrine system.

Offered by: Physiology

  • Fall
  • 3 hours of lectures per week; 1-3 hours optional lab/demonstration/tutorial arranged for a maximum of 3 afternoons per term
  • Prerequisite: PHGY 209 or permission of the instructor.
  • Terms
    • Fall 2021
  • Instructors
    • Ellis Cooper, Per Jesper Sjostrom, Arjun Krishnaswamy

 

PHGY 314

3 credits
Integrative Neuroscience.

Physiology: In depth presentation of experimental results and hypotheses underlying our current understanding of how single neurons and ensembles of neurons encode sensory information, generate movement, and control cognitive functions such as emotion, learning, and memory, during voluntary behaviours.

Offered by: Physiology

  • Fall
  • 3 hours of lectures per week
  • Prerequisites: PHGY 209
  • Terms
    • Fall 2021
  • Instructors
    • Maurice J Chacron, Christopher C Pack, Amir Shmuel, Melissa A Vollrath, Stephen Lomber, Mark Brandon, Suresh Krishna

 

PHGY 520

3 credits
Ion Channels.

Physiology: A discussion of the principal theories and interesting new developments in the study of ion channels. Based on a textbook, computer exercises and critical reading and presentation of research papers. Topics include: Properties of voltage-and ligand-gated channels, single channel analysis, structure and function of ion channels.

Offered by: Physiology

  • Winter
  • Offered in even numbered years
  • 1 1/2 hour lecture, 1 1/2 hour seminar
  • Prerequisite: PHGY 311
  • Priority to Graduate and Honours students; others by permission of instructors.
  • Terms
    • Fall 2021
  • Instructors
    • Reza Sharif Naeini, David S Ragsdale, Alvin Shrier, John W Hanrahan, Philippe Seguela, Derek Bowie

 

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