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 Date

April 9 – April 23: Winter Term Exam Period (includes final exams for Fall/Winter Term classes)

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Riikka Kinnunen - PhD Proposal: “The Ecology of Urban Wildlife: How do Species Respond to Rapid Environmental Change?” — Tuesday, May 1 at 9 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Chloe Schmidt, PhD Proposal: “Microevolution in rapidly changing environments” — Wednesday, May 2 at 10 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Kamaldeep Chhoker, MSc. Defense: “Effects of canopy cover and pH on polyketide synthase gene transcription in Cladonie stygia and the polyketides produced in natural conditions.” — Thursday, May 3 at 1 p.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Lisa Hoogenboom, PhD Proposal: “Nitrogen movement across the intestine of elasmoranchs” — Tuesday, May 22 at 10 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.