- Schedule of Classes - June 21, 2021 7:14PM EDT
- Course Catalog - June 21, 2021 7:15PM EDT
Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021. Courses of Study 2021-2022 is scheduled to publish by July 1.
This course provides an in-depth study of the reproductive anatomy, physiology, and endocrinology of laboratory and companion animals. Species studied will include the cat, dog, rat, rabbit, chicken, Xenopus, zebrafish, and fruit fly, and students will make comparisons among species. We will examine the application of reproductive technologies to related wildlife species and the use of animal models for understanding reproductive function and dysfunction. The class period will be divided into a 1 hour lecture followed by 1 hour of discussions, group projects, and/or laboratory exercises. Close readings of scientific papers will be emphasized. In addition, students will be exposed to current research performed by CU faculty.
When Offered Fall.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: ANSC 2400.
- Describe the reproductive anatomy and physiology in mammals, birds, amphibians, fish, and insects using laboratory and companion animals as models.
- Compare and contrast reproductive anatomy and physiology among species studied.
- Evaluate contemporary scientific literature about reproductive biology.
- Integrate data into a review of the scientific literature.
- Create experiments with fruit flies to answer questions in reproductive biology.
- Collaborate and lead group discussions on current research in reproductive biology.
Regular Academic Session.
Credits and Grading Basis
2 Credits Graded(Letter grades only)
Class Number & Section Details
- FMorrison Hall 174
- Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person
Prerequisites: ANSC 2400 or permission of instructor.
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