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COMPMED 11SC Life in the Zoo: Behavior, Welfare and Enrichment
What makes for a good life in a zoo? For that matter, what makes a good zoo? The psychological and physical wellbeing of the animals? The contribution to research, conservation, and education? The guest experience? Students will learn first-hand how animal welfare science provides an evidence-based approach to optimize and balance each of these demands so that "good welfare is good business.&.... More Description for COMPMED 11SC
Terms: 2016-2017 Summer | Units: 2 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
COMPMED 80N Animal behavior: sex, death, and sometimes food!
Preference to freshman. Behavior is what makes animals special (thirsty plants don't walk to water), but why do animals behave the way they do? What does their behavior tell us about their inner lives, and about ourselves? What do lipstick and cuckoos and fireflies have in common? Why would nobody want to be a penguin? What do mice say to each other in their pee-mail? Learning how to think about q.... More Description for COMPMED 80N
Terms: 2016-2017 Autumn 2016-2017 Spring | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Garner, J. (PI)
COMPMED 81N Comparative Anatomy and Physiology of Mammals
Preference to freshmen. Emphasis is on a comparative approach to anatomy and physiology of a wide range of mammals, the unique adaptations of each species in terms of its anatomical, and behavioral characteristics, and how these species interact with human beings and other animals. Dissection required. Class size is limited to 16.
Terms: 2016-2017 Winter | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Bouley, D. (PI)
COMPMED 83 Horse Medicine
The course will explore most common equine diseases, ranging from colic to lameness are reviewed using problem-oriented approach. Topics include: equine infectious diseases, care of the newborn foal, medical emergencies, and neurological disorders. The course includes a 2 hour lab on the physical and neurological examination of the horse at the Stanford Red Barn. Students will also have the oppo.... More Description for COMPMED 83
Terms: 2016-2017 Spring | Units: 2 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
COMPMED 84Q Globally Emerging Zoonotic Diseases
Preference to sophomores. Infectious diseases impacting veterinary and human health around the world today. Mechanisms of disease, epidemiology, and underlying diagnostic, treatment and control principles associated with these pathogens.
Terms: 2016-2017 Spring | Units: 3 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
Instructors: Felt, S. (PI)
COMPMED 85N Animal Use in Biomedical Research
Preference to freshmen. How and why animals are used in biomedical science. Addresses human and animal disease entities and how animal research has contributed to the treatment and cure of disease. Significantnportions of this course are devoted to documenting the humane care and treatment of laboratory animals in research, including, but not limited to such topics as laws and ethics, animal beha.... More Description for COMPMED 85N
Terms: 2016-2017 Spring | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Albertelli, M. (PI)
COMPMED 87Q Laboratory Mouse in Biomedical Research
Preference to sophomores. Focus is on the laboratory mouse, a widely used and important research model. Topics include the ethics of animal use in research; the natural history, origin and husbandry of the mouse; characteristics of key mouse strains; its anatomy and physiology; common diseases and their effects on research; coat color genetics relative to human diseases; immunodeficient mouse mode.... More Description for COMPMED 87Q
Terms: 2016-2017 Autumn | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Nagamine, C. (PI)
COMPMED 89Q Ouch it Hurts! The Comparative Neurobiology of Pain
Preference to sophomores. Focus is on understanding the basic neurobiology of pain pathways. Topics include the physiology, pharmacology, and clinical aspects of effective pain management. In both humans and animals pain is part of the protective mechanisms that prevent further injury to the body. However, if the pain process continues unchecked, it can become extremely detrimental.
Terms: 2016-2017 Winter | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Pacharinsak, C. (PI)
COMPMED 107 Comparative Brain Evolution (COMPMED 207)
Functional organization and evolution of the vertebrate nervous system. Topics include paleoneurology, cladistic analysis, allometry, mosaic versus concerted evolution, and evolution of brain region structure, connectivity, and neurons. Comparisons between structure and function of vertebrate forebrains including hippocampi. Evolution of the primate visual and sensorimotor central nervous system a.... More Description for COMPMED 107
Terms: 2016-2017 Autumn | Units: 4 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
COMPMED 110 Pre-Vet Advisory
For students interested in a career in veterinary medicine. How to meet the academic and practical experience prerequisites for admission to veterinary school. Networking with other pre-vet students. Periodic group meetings with guest speakers presenting career options in veterinary medicine. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.
Terms: 2016-2017 Winter 2016-2017 Autumn 2016-2017 Spring | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Bouley, D. (PI), Green, S....More Instructors for COMPMED 110
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