BIOL 4470

Sensory-Motor Physiology

(Lab Required) (Formerly ZOOL 4160, 022.416) Information flow in the nervous system and the control of behaviour. The diverse roles that ion channels and synaptic circuitry play in sensory reception, neuronal integration and motor control are emphasized. Prerequisite: a “C” or better in one of BIOL 2410 (ZOOL 2530, 022.253), BIOL 2411 (ZOOL 2531), BIOL 3460 (ZOOL 3530, 022.353), the former 022.245, 022.337, or 022.352; or consent of department.

Winter 2018 section

Lecture section

  • A01
    Instructors: Mark Fry
    CRN: 51883
    Class Location: W380 Duff Roblin
    Dates: January 03 – April 06
    Slot 5: 10:00 AM–11:15 AM, Tu.Th.

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.