Title: Neurobiology When and Where: Lectures: MWF, 11:00 - 11:50, SAL 101 Discussion Group A Discussion Group B Discussion Group C Discussion Group D Discussion Group E Discussion Group F (13395R) (13396R) 1(3397R) (13398R) (13399R) (13
Chapter 42 CIRCULATION AND GAS EXCHANGE
Circulatory systems reflect phylogenetic history
Most complex animals have internal transport systems circulate fluid, providing a lifeline fluid providing lifeline between the aqueous environment of livi
Chapter 40 Animal Structure and Function
The comparative study of animals reveals that form and function are closely correlated
Physical laws and the environment constrain animal size and shape
Physical laws govern the exchange of energy and materials of
Aquatic biomes Lakes and Ponds Streams and Rivers Wetlands Estuaries Marine Biomes Coral Reefs > 70% of Earths surface is water 97% of surface water is marine
Estuaries occur where rivers meet the ocean
Estuaries have high productivity that
April 29 Explain each of the key concepts discussed in lecture denoted by
Describe the basic geological processes and the timeline for development of the Hawaiian Islands.
What is primary succession and how does it differ from secondary succession?
Key Questions April 27 Explain each of the key concepts discussed in lecture denoted by
Describe key features of estuaries and mangroves
Describe key features of the following marine zones: intertidal, neritic (including coral reefs), pelagic, abyssal (in
April 24 Explain each of the key concepts discussed in lecture denoted by
Describe key features of the temperate grassland biome
Describe key features of the taiga / boreal biome
What are redwoods and where are they found?
Describe key features of the tun
Key Questions Terrestrial Biomes 1 Explain each of the key concepts discussed in lecture denoted by Learn how to interpret a climate diagram
Describe key features of three different tropical forest types.
Explain the water cycle.
Describe key features of
Key Questions Introduction to Ecology, Freshwater biome What is ecology? Explain each of the key concepts discussed in lecture denoted by
What factors determine where different biomes will occur on Earth? What factors determine rainfall and temperature pa
Behavior 2 Learning Objectives and Key Questions
Compare and contrast different processes or mechanisms of learning and describe the types of animals that use them
Identify likely proximate and ultimate causes of behaviors, including migration, courtship,
What is the difference between ecology and environmentalism?
Optimal Foraging Theory Overview of Ecology: Biomes
A. Ecology involves organisms, environmentalism involves chemical pollutants B. Ecology involves study of particular locations while environme
Today Natural History of the Hawaiian Islands
Zoo/Bot 450 Natural History of the Hawaiian Islands Bot 456 Plant-Animal Interactions
[If one were to stand on the top of Mauna Loa] he could see _ at a single glance of the eye
Mark Twain, 1866
The Membrane Potential
Dr. McKemy 8/27/2010
Types of neuronal electrical signals
Recording passive and active electrical signals in a nerve cell
The plasma membranes of excitable cells have a membrane potential.
Electrical voltage difference across the m
Experimental Methods in Neuroscience
Dr. McKemy 8/25/2010
Functional MRI is based on the increase in blood flow to the local vasculature that accompanies neural activity in the brain.
A noninvasive measurement that can record signals from all regions of
Module I: Dr. David McKemy, Ph.D.
8/23/10 to 9/22/10 Module I exam on 9/29/10 Office hours are Wednesdays from 1pm to 3pm in HNB 228.
Module II: Dr. Judith Hirsch, Ph.D
9/24/10 to 10/25/10 Module II exam on 11/01/10
Module III: Dr. Emil
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RECENT HISTORY OF UNDERSTANDING BIOLOGICAL PROCESSES
ing their capacity to inform limited. There is a dearth of attention to endoscopy in the book (natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery, for example, is not covered, and endoscopic submucosal dissection is afforded scant attention), an
ministered by inhalation, deposition will preferentially occur in areas not obstructed by plugs of mucus. The most affected areas may therefore not benefit from this treatment approach. The verification of this hypothesis would support the earl
STUDY QUESTIONS FOR WEEK 3:
1. Review pI calculation problems.
2. What is the difference between anti-parallel and parellel sheets?
3. Briefly describe the hydrogen bonding that takes place in the two types of sheets.
4. Briefly describe the hydrogen bond
STUDY QUESTIONS FOR WEEK 2:
1. Review the H for C-C and C-H oxidation.
2. Calculate the H for the complete oxidation of glucose. Try other molecules as well.
3. Proteins can be flexible. What does this mean? Use specific examples.
4. What is a Zwitterion?
STUDY QUESTIONS FOR WEEK 1: 1. What are the defining characteristics of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells? 2. Biochemistry has shown that humans, yeast, and plants are actually quite similar despite vast differences in outward appearance. What is this base
BISC 330L: Biochemistry
Spring Semester 2010 USC Lecture: Monday, 08 February 2010 1. Chapter 4: Flow of Genetic Information DNA Replication Transcription
Fig. 4.16 Diagram of semi-conservative DNA replication.
In terms of
B I SC 330L : Biochemistr y
Spr ing Semester 2010 U SC L ectur e: F r iday, 05 F ebr uar y 2010
1. C hapter 4: F low of Genetic I nfor matio R eview RN A/D N A Str uctur e W atson-Cr ick Pr oposal
Chapt er 4: DNA, RNA, and t he Flow of Genet ic I nfor mat