605. Systemic Veterinary Physiology I

Aspects of cellular physiology, physiology of excitable membranes, physiology of body fluids, neurophysiology, and the physiology of smooth, cardiac and skeletal muscle; provides a basic understanding of mammalian physiology essential as a framework for advanced graduate studies.

Lecture - Lab Hours: (5-0), Credit: 5

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606. Systemic Veterinary Physiology II

In-depth study covering cardiovascular, respiratory, renal physiology, gastrointestinal and endocrine physiology; provides a basic understanding of mammalian physiology essential as a framework for advanced graduate studies.

Lecture - Lab Hours: (5-0), Credit: 5

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610. Physiology I

Introduction to physiology: cell physiology, cell signaling, cell cycle, body fluids, translocation of materials, membrane potentials, neurophysiology, autonomic nervous system, thermoregulation, cardiovascular, and muscle physiology.

Lecture - Lab Hours: (5-2), Credit: 6

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612. Physiology II

Blood and lymph, respiration, renal physiology, and acid-based balance, gastrointestinal physiology, metabolism, endocrinology, and reproduction.

Lecture - Lab Hours: (5-2), Credit: 6

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623. Biomedical Physiology I

Physiological principles, review of cellular physiology, and development of an understanding of the nervous system and muscle, cardiovascular, and respiratory physiology; clinical applications related to organ systems.

Lecture - Lab Hours: (3-2), Credit: 4

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625. Pharmacology

Introduction to pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics; survey of major pharmaceutical classes; uses, mechanisms of action and adverse reactions of selected agents.

Lecture - Lab Hours: (3-0), Credit: 3

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627. Biomedical Physiology II

Continuation of VTPP 623 Fluid balance and acid-base balance; development of an understanding of renal, gastrointestinal, endocrine and reproductive physiology using human and other mammalian models; clinical applications related to organ systems.

Lecture - Lab Hours: (3-0), Credit: 3

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628. Pharmacology I

Pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, CNS pharmacology, autonomic pharmacology, antineoplastic agents, immunopharmacology, recombinant products, fluid and electrolyte therapy, diuretics, pharmacology of the integument.

Lecture - Lab Hours: (4-2), Credit: 5

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629. Pharmacology II

Antimicrobials, endocrine pharmacology, eicosanoids, anti-inflammatory agents, respiratory pharmacology, anticoagulants and hematinics, GI pharmacology, cardiovascular pharmacology.

Lecture - Lab Hours: (2-2), Credit: 3

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634. Physiology for Bioengineers I

Cellular anatomy, cellular physiology and biochemistry; systems analysis of digestive, endocrine and musculoskeletal system function including information related to gross anatomy, histology and disease states; quantitative aspects of physiology and engineering applications to clinical medicine.

Lecture - Lab Hours: (3-3), Credit: 4

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635. Physiology for Bioengineers II

A systems analysis of nervous, cardiovascular, respiratory and urinary function including information related to gross anatomy, histology and disease states; quantitative aspects of physiology and engineering applications to clinical medicine.

Lecture - Lab Hours: (3-3), Credit: 4

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638. Analysis of Genomic Signals

Overview of current high throughput technology for data acquisition and analysis of genomic signals (e.g., mRNA or proteins); emphasis on microarray technology, methods for analyzing microarray data, and approaches to model the underlying phenomena from the systems biology perspective.

Lecture - Lab Hours: (2-2), Credit: 3

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651. Epigenetics & Systems Physiology

Journal club format focusing on epigenetic regulation of physiological systems; assignment of papers from primary literature and weekly oral presentations detailing opinions on research; emphasis on fundamental concepts in epigenetics, physiology and the molecular techniques employed to address research hypotheses, discussions of scientific ethics and fraud.

Lecture - Lab Hours: (3-0), Credit: 3

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652. Fetal and Embryo Physiology

Introduction to the physiologic processes driving embryonic development and pregnancy; focus on embryo implantation, establishment of the placenta, development of the fetal circulatory systems and the molecular processes governing embryo differentiation and development; special emphasis on the major organ systems affected by pediatric disease and on the actions of teratogens.

Lecture - Lab Hours: (3-0), Credit: 3

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653. Endocrinology

Physiology, biochemistry and pharmacology of the endocrines. Laboratory emphasizes a number of classical experiments with clinical application.

Lecture - Lab Hours: (3-3), Credit: 4

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655. Vascular Physiology

Structure and function of blood vessels and vascular beds; molecular and cell biology of endothelium and vascular smooth muscle; microcirculation; capillary exchange; regulation of blood flow by local, neural and humoral signals.

Lecture - Lab Hours: (4-0), Credit: 4

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656. Physiology of the Heart

Structure and function of the heart; molecular and cell biology of cardiac myocytes; electrophysiology of myocardium, pacemaker cells and conducting tissue; cardiac mechanics; control of cardiac performance; coronary circulation.

Lecture - Lab Hours: (4-0), Credit: 4

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659. Gamete and Embryo Physiology

Physiology of gametes and preimplantation embryos in livestock and laboratory animals; oocyte growth and maturation in-vivo and in-vitro, fertilization in-vivo and in-vitro, embryo transfer, cryopreservation, nuclear transfer, chimera formation, gene transfer.

Lecture - Lab Hours: (2-2), Credit: 3

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677. Fluorescence Detection: Steady State, Time Resolved and Imaging

Fluorescence spectroscopy and confocal/multiphoton microscopy in research; intro of pharmacology, life science, and physical science students to fluorophores, anisotropy, ligand binding, energy transfer, cytometry, lifetime imaging, correlation spectroscopy, immunocytochemistry, and image analysis with an emphasis on instrumental/sample artifacts, fluorescence application, literature evaluation, and communication of rationales to other scientists.

Lecture - Lab Hours: (4-0), Credit: 4

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690. Theory of Research

Theory and design of research related to current biomedical problems especially those involving study of animal disease; philosophical perspectives underlying historical advances in research pertaining to the study, prevention and treatment of disease.

Lecture - Lab Hours: (3-0), Credit: 3

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691. Research

Original investigations in veterinary physiology, pharmacology or toxicology to be submitted by writing of thesis or dissertation as partial fulfillment for MS or PhD degree.

Credit: 1 or more each semester

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