HST.011 Human Functional Anatomy


Class Info

Lectures, detailed laboratory dissections, and prosections provide a thorough exploration of the gross structure and function of the human body. Fundamental principles of bioengineering are employed to promote analytical approaches to understanding the body's design. The embryology of major organ systems is presented, together with certain references to phylogenetic development, as a basis for comprehending anatomical complexity. Correlation clinics stress both normal and abnormal functions of the body and present evolving knowledge of genes responsible for normal and abnormal anatomy. Lecturers focus on current problems in organ system research. Only HST students may register under HST.010, graded P/D/F. Lab fee. Enrollment restricted to graduate students.

This class has no prerequisites.

HST.011 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by L. Gehrke.

Lecture occurs 1:30 PM to 6:00 PM on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in MEC-AMPH.

This class counts for a total of 24 credits.

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