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Endocrinology and Endocrine Disruption


An exploration of endocrine systems and the hormonal regulation of physiological function in vertebrates and invertebrates. This integrated lecture-lab course will also investigate the phenomenon of endocrine disruption or how man-made chemicals are interfering with hormone function in animals, including humans. Students will read, analyze, and present primary scientific literature. Prerequisites: BIO 311 and BIO 312. Occasionally.