BIOL 3472

Environmental Physiology of Animals 2

(Lab Required) This course is intended to acquaint students with the control and integration of organ systems and body functions of animals, and their biochemical and physiological adaptations to environmental perturbations. Areas covered may include neuroendocrinology, excretion, and water, salt, and acid-base balance. Laboratories explore related subjects in various animals. This course may not be held for credit with BIOL 3460, or the former ZOOL 3530, or the former 022.353. Prerequisites: BIOL 2200 (C) or BIOL 2210 (C) or consent of department.

Winter 2018 sections

Lecture section

  • A01
    Instructors: Mark Fry, Kenneth Jeffries
    CRN: 51710
    Lecture Location: P230 Duff Roblin
    Dates: January 03 – April 06
    Slot 8: 1:30 PM–2:20 PM, M.W.F.

Lab sections

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: 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.