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Semester 1

Physiology 3 (BIME09004)


Biomedical Sciences





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Course Summary

Selected aspects of physiological processes in health and disease: from the integrative function of single cells to whole systems physiology. A core emphasis will be on the experimental basis for our foundational knowledge of how physiological systems function and their regulation. Topics may include: cell and epithelial physiology, ion channels and transporters and their regulation, cell signalling and communication, endocrine and neuroendocrine physiology, sensory physiology, control and co-ordination of movement, control of feeding and responses to stress.

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Assessment Information

Written Exam 65%, Coursework 35%, Practical Exam 0%

Additional Assessment Information

Exam 65%ICA 35% [Including practical write-ups and essay]Exam information -2hrs, consisting of 1 component (3 essay based questions)

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