BIOL 3470

ENVIRO PHYS OF ANIMALS 1

(Lab required) This course is intended to acquaint students with some of the major environmental challenges encountered by animals and stresses the diversity of physiological solutions to these problems in aquatic and terrestrial organisms. Areas covered may include thermal biology, circulation, gas exchange and buoyancy regulation. Laboratories explore related subjects in various animals. This course may not be held for credit with the former BIOL 3462, ZOOL 3540 (022.354). Prerequisite: BIOL 2200 (C) or BIOL 2210 (C); or consent of department.

Fall 2017 sections

Lecture section

Lab sections

  • B01
    Instructors: Kevin Scott
    CRN: 11753
    Laboratory Location: W270 Duff Roblin
    Dates: September 07 – December 08
    Time: 2:30 PM–5:25 PM, Th.
  • B02
    Instructors: Kevin Scott
    CRN: 11754
    Laboratory Location: W270 Duff Roblin
    Dates: September 07 – December 08
    Time: 2:30 PM–5:25 PM, W.

Important Dates

December 11 – December 21: Fall Term Exam Period (includes tests and midterm exams for Fall/Winter Term classes)

December 22 – January 1: Winter Holiday (University Closed)

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Austein Mcloughlin: “The development of RNA interference-based biotechnologies for the sustainable management of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum” — Thursday, December 14 at noon, 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Jennifer Sojka, MSc Defense: “Proximate and ultimate causes of personality in a non-aggressive, African ground squirrel” — Friday, December 15 at 10 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Karen Dunmall PhD Oral Defense: “Pacific salmon in the Canadian Arctic Indicators of Change” — Tuesday, December 19 at 10 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Matthew Doering, PhD Proposal: “Adding spice to fungicides: Discovery of novel genes operating in specialised metabolite biosynthesis in Piper spp. (Piperaceae)” — Wednesday, December 20 at 11 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Jared Field, MSc Defense: “Alternative splicing of Bnip3 modulates calcium signals to prevent mitochondrail-dependent cell death and regulate gene expression” — Wednesday, December 20 at 1 p.m., 201 BSB.