BIO 335 - Animal Physiology Laboratory

Fall 1999 - Schedule


Week of

Lecture

Lecturer

Lab exercise

Work due

9/8 WEDS

Introduction to equipment and measurements

Walcott

None

9/13

MON

Recording of nerve action potentials

McKinnon

Equipment for recording nerve action potentials

Data books for evaluation

9/20

Yom Kuppur – no lecture

McKinnon

Compound AP in Frog nerve

9/27

Characteristics of single and compound action potentials

McKinnon

Single Aps: the earthworm nerve cord

10/4

Synaptic transmission and synaptic delay

McKinnon

Muscle compound Aps and junctional delay

Brief lab report: Frog nerve compound AP

10/11

Muscle contraction: mechanics

Walcott

Frog muscle contraction

10/18

Muscle contraction: biochemistry

Walcott

Frog muscle contraction

Complete lab report: Earthworm nerve cord

10/25

Cardiac cycle: mechanical and electrical properties and effects of ions and hormones

Cabot

Frog heart: mechanical responses and ECG

11/1

MIDTERM EXAM

Cabot

Frog heart: hormonal effects

Brief lab report: Frog muscle

11/8

Human cardiovascular responses

Cabot

Human cardiovascular system

11/15

Dynamics of breathing

Cabot

Neural control of breathing

Complete lab report: Frog heart

11/22

Dynamics and neural control of breathing

Cabot

THANKSGIVING- NO LABS

11/29

No lecture

Cabot

Neural control of breathing

12/6

Review

Staff

Brief lab report: Human cardiovascular response

FINAL EXAMINATION: Monday 12/20, 8:30-11:30 AM


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