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Human Physiology


An advanced discussion of the integrated biology of humans. Students will consider physiological phenomena from the molecular and cellular to the systemic level. Topics include the nervous, muscular, cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, gastrointestinal, endocrine, and reproductive systems. The biochemical and biophysical principles underlying the function of these systems will be examined. Anatomy will be introduced as a means to understanding function. Students will analyze and present primary research literature in mammalian physiology.