Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
Basic and molecular aspects of endocrinology. Brain hormones and their precursors, insulin and its receptor, gene-associated peptides, new glycoprotein hormones, growth factors, steroids, the superfamily of steroid and thyroid receptors, pheromones, oncogenes, and immunoendocrinology. Lectures and presentations of scientific papers.
Prerequisites: One of 360, 365, 305A, BIOC 300, 300A, 300B.
Undergraduate course in Biology offered by the Department of Biology in the Faculty of Science.