Lecture 1 Intro to Comparative Endocrinology 10

Lecture 1 Intro to Comparative Endocrinology 10 - NPB 128...

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NPB 128 Comparative Physiology: Endocrinology inter 010 Winter 2010 TR 12:10-1:30 pm 115 HUTCH Instructors: r David urlow 74 Briggs Hall Phone: 4 609 e ail: [email protected] edu Dr. David Furlow 274 Briggs Hall Phone: 4-8609 e-mail: [email protected] Office hours: Monday 12-2 pm 274 Briggs Hall (or By Appointment) Dr. Ernest Chang Bodega Marine Lab P.O. Box 247 Bodega Bay, CA 94923 Phone (707) 875-2061 e-mail: [email protected] Office Hours: By Appointment “It is not the hormones that have evolved but the uses to which they are put” FL Hisaw
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Course Goals: Compare and contrast the role of hormones in regulating development, growth, reproduction, and homeostasis across the animal kingdom, including both vertebrates and invertebrates. Examples are given of the experimental basis for our current understanding of the endocrine system in various organisms. Pre-requisite: NPB 101 Note: There will be a little overlap with NPB130 but that course deals mostly with mammalian endocrinology. In addition, this course will present and discuss gy , p experimental evidence for various concepts in endocrinology, especially mechanism of hormone action. Text: The recommended (but not required) text for the first two-thirds of the course (through lecture 14) is Norris D.O. Vertebrate Endocrinology, 4th edition Academic (g ) g y , Press. Recommended and required readings will be given in class by the instructor or provided via the course web site. You will be responsible for required reading on the examinations. An additional textbook that may be helpful is currently on reserve at Shields library along with Norris: Bentley, PJ Comparative yy g y , p Vertebrate Endocrinology, 3rd edition. Cambridge University Press.
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Paper on a problem in comparative endocrinology: A three to five page, typed, double spaced paper on a contemporary topic in comparative endocrinology will count 20%
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