BIO 304: Endocrinology

Course Description This course is designed to study the interactive physiology of mammals, with emphasis on the human organism, as regulated by the endocrine system. It will cover the following areas: (1) cellular endocrinology, including hormone-receptor interactions, second messenger systems, and hormone synthesis; (2) systemic endocrinology, including regulation of body metabolism and homeostasis, and reproductive endocrinology; (3) new trends in molecular endocrinology; (4) disease states due to endocrine malfunction.
Prerequisites BIO 101-102.
Credits 3