EMBRYOLOGY, COMPARATIVE ANATOMY AND LABORATORY

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Code
65523
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
9 credits during the 1st year of 8762 Biological Sciences (L-13) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
BIO/06
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Biological Sciences)
semester
2° Semester
Prerequisites
Prerequisites (for future units)
This unit is a prerequisite for:
  • Biological Sciences 8762 (coorte 2017/2018)
  • ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY AND LABORATORY (1 MODULE) 67061
  • ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY AND LABORATORY (2 MODULE) 67062

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

First part of the course aims to provide students with elements of descriptive Embriology, from the single cell (zygote) to a multicellular organism. Then, the course aims to provide students with the knowledge of anatomical structures of vertebrates, describing similarities, differences, and highlighting evolutionary and functional aspects. With the practical activity in the laboratory part, students will learn the bases to investigate vertebrate anatomy.

TEACHING METHODS

taught class, aulaweb

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Evolution of vertebrates. First stages of development. Elements of biomechanics. Integument. Skeletal system. Muscular system. Circulatory system. Respiratory system. Digestive system. Urinary system. Reproductive system. Endocrine system. Immune system. Nervous system. Sense organs.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Stingo - Anatomia Comparata  edizioni Edi-Ermes

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Office hours: Office hours for students: appointment

Exam Board

SARA FERRANDO (President)

SIMONA CANDIANI

LORENZO GALLUS

ALBERTA MANDICH

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

taught class, aulaweb

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Oral exam

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Written test for laboratory activities

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
19/06/2018 09:30 GENOVA Orale
03/07/2018 09:30 GENOVA Orale
24/07/2018 09:30 GENOVA Orale
11/09/2018 09:30 GENOVA Orale
25/09/2018 09:30 GENOVA Orale