Physiology and Developmental Biology
 

Endocrinology

Endocrinology
Mammalian hormones.
PDBIO
565
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesPDBio 362 or instructor's consent.
 TaughtWinter
 ProgramsContaining PDBIO 565
Course Outcomes: 

Hormone Actions

Students will be able to describe major actions of each hormone on target cells.

Hormone Pathways

Students will be able to describe pathways for synthesis and inactivation for steroid hormones, thyroid hormones, and catecholamines.

Hormone Synthesis and Secretion

Students will be able to describe the control of synthesis and secretion for each hormone, including feedback relationships.

Signaling Pathways

Students will be able to describe major signaling pathways in target cells for each hormone.

Methodologies in Endocrinology

Students will be able to describe methodologies used to test hypotheses in study of problems in endocrinology.

Endocrine Diseases

Students will be able to describe and recognize etiology and clinical symptoms of the major endocrine diseases