Biology

A.Y. 2017/2018
6
Max ECTS
56
Overall hours
SSD
BIO/01
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
L'obiettivo del corso è fornire allo studente semplici e fondamentali nozioni generali di biologia animale, citologia ed istologia, che gli permetteranno un approccio morfologico e funzionale alle diversita' della materia vivente, propedeutici allo studio dell'anatomia animale e della fisiologia.
Expected learning outcomes
Undefined
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
First semester
ATTENDING STUDENTS
Course syllabus
Lectures (5 CFU)
Introduction to the course; Chemistry of protoplasm (4 hours)
Definition living organisms: molecular and cellular organization (2 hours)
Plasma membrane and cell compartmentization (4 hours)
Cytoskeleton (3 hours)
Cellular adhesion and communication (3 hours)
Energy metabolism of animal and plant cells (3 hours)
Nucleus and Genome: structural and functional aspects (6 hours)
Gametogenesis, development and differentiation, apoptosis (3 hours)
Morphological and functional specializatoin of epithelial cells (lining and glandular) (3 hours)
Morphological and functional specializatoin of mesenchymal origin cells (1 hour)
Morphological and functional specializatoin of muscle tissue cells (1 hour)
Morphological and functional specializatoin of nervous tissue cells (1 hour)
The plant cell (1 hour)
Characteristics and classification of vertebrates (5 hours)

Practice (1 CFU)
The scientific method (2 hours, seminar)
Instrumental approach to the study of living matter (cell cultures, optical and fluorescence microscopy, live imaging, western blotting and purification of cellular organs, in vitro production of embryos) (7 hours, seminar)
Cell Culture Laboratory (2 hours)
Exercise in the room of microscopy (elements of cytology such as nucleus, membranes and joints, eyelashes and ect flares in different histological preparations) (6 hours)
NON-ATTENDING STUDENTS
Course syllabus
The course program is the same as described for attending students
BIO/01 - GENERAL BOTANY - University credits: 6
Practicals: 16 hours
Lessons: 40 hours
Professor: Lodde Valentina
Shifts:
Professor: Lodde Valentina
turno da 8 ore per singoli gruppi
Professor: Lodde Valentina
turno per tutti
Professor: Lodde Valentina
Professor(s)
Reception:
By appointment (email or phone)
Department of Health, Animal Science and Food Safety (Anatomy building)