BIOL 3472

Environmental Physiology of Animals 2

(Lab Required) This course is intended to acquaint students with the control and integration of organ systems and body functions of animals, and their biochemical and physiological adaptations to environmental perturbations. Areas covered may include neuroendocrinology, excretion, and water, salt, and acid-base balance. Laboratories explore related subjects in various animals. This course may not be held for credit with BIOL 3460, or the former ZOOL 3530, or the former 022.353. Prerequisites: BIOL 2200 (C) or BIOL 2210 (C) or consent of department.

Winter 2019 sections

Lecture section

  • A01
    Instructor: Dirk Weihrauch
    CRN: 51710
    Lecture Location: TBA
    Dates: January 07 – April 09
    Slot 8: 1:30 PM–2:20 PM, M.W.F.

Lab sections

  • B01
    Instructor: Kevin Scott
    CRN: 51711
    Laboratory Location: TBA
    Dates: January 07 – April 09
    Time: 2:30 PM–5:25 PM, Th.
  • B02
    Instructor: Kevin Scott
    CRN: 51712
    Laboratory Location: TBA
    Dates: January 07 – April 09
    Time: 2:30 PM–5:25 PM, W.

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Wesley Ogloff, MSc defense: “Climate change-related shifts in species interactions and diet in an Arctic marine ecosystem” — Tuesday, July 31 at 9 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Elise Couillard, MSc Defense: “Black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) awareness of neighbours' vigilance is spatially explicit” — Wednesday, August 1 at 8:45 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Muriel Magnaye, MSc Defense: “Growth and post-spawning survival in capelin (Mallotus villosus) on the northeast coast of Newfoundland” — Wednesday, August 15 at 11 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Gabrielle Grenier, MSc Defense: “Seasonal patterns of growth in Arctic Charr (Salvelinus alpinus L.); differences between morphs of Cumberland Sound populations” — Thursday, August 23 at noon, 304 Biological Sciences.