Course Outline - IB 426 - Fall 2010

Link to Fall 2010 Syllabus_pdf file

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BASIC PRINCIPALS INPHYSIOLOGY (Aug. 23- Oct. 13, 2010)
1-2
Introduction to course

Earth history, geological time line, major speciation events, and animal diversity

Overview of diverse environments and physiological demands

Concepts of adaptations; Range ofresponses

Animal Size and Scaling 

1,2,3

Lect01_8-23-10Mon.ppt (15.6MB)

Lect02_8-25-10Wed.ppt (2.7MB)


Geological time and speciation
(70K)
3-7
Properties of water;
 - Cool stuff: walking/running ON water.

Osmotic demands of aquatic and terrestrialenvironments

Osmotic physiology - animal salt and water balance

Osmoregulation and excretion

4, 5

Lect03_8-27-10Fri.ppt (1.3MB)

Lect04_8-30-10Mon.ppt (2.3MB)

Lect05_9-01-10Wed.ppt (9.4MB)

Lect06_9-03-10Fri_v2.ppt (5.4Mb)

Lect07_9-08-10Wed.ppt (13.0MB)


Basilisk,Glasheen,McMahon
Nature96 (700K)

Basilisk,Glasheen,McMahon
JEB96 (150kb)


Basilisk running & ecology
Copeia67 (154K)

Water Strider Locomotion
Nature03 (480K)

Homework Assignment 1 (31K)
Lect00_8-10
Food sources, range of digestive systems.

Physiology of vertebrate digestion

Special digestive strategies and systems:
 - Infrequent eater; python
 - Fermenters; foregut and hindgut

Lysozyme evolution in foregut fermentation

6,13

Lect08_9-10-10Fri.ppt (6.7MB)

Lect09_9-13-10Mon.ppt (1.9MB)

Lect10_9-15-10Wed.ppt (5.7MB)

Secor &Diamond Nature98.pdf (214K)

Starck& Beese JEB01.pdf (259K)
 


Hourly Exam I study guide.pdf

Hourly Exam I Sept. 20, 2010 (Monday), on lectures 1-10 (10 lectures)
11-13 Evolution of the Earth's atmosphere

Atmospheric and aquatic gaseous compositions and properties

Terrestrial and aquatic respiratory systems and mechanisms

Cardiovascular systems and circulation

Respiratory and circulatory physiology

7

Lect11_9-17-10Fri.ppt (3.1MB)

Lect12_9-22-10Wed.ppt (11.5MB)

Lect13_9-24-10Fri.ppt (10.3MB)


14-15 Respiratory pigments and gas exchange

Teleost swim bladder

Control of respiration


Lect14_9-27-10Mon.ppt (7.9MB)

Lect15_9-29-10Wed.ppt (3.6MB)


16-21
Range of thermal environments

Thermal balance and thermal exchanges

Biochemical effects of temperature

Short-term, long-term and evolutionary temperature compensations

Thermal strategies and mechanisms -endothermy, torpor, avoidance, tolerance

Evolution of endothermy

8,9

Lect16_10-01-10Fri.ppt (6.6MB)

Lect17_10-04-10Mon.ppt (4.0Mb)

Lect18_10-06-10Wed.ppt (4.2MB)

Lect19_10-08-10Fri.ppt (4.3MB)

Lect20_10-11-10Mon.ppt (8.6MB)

Lect21_10-13-10Wed.ppt (8.4MB)

Homework Assignment 2.pdf(19k)

Hotheads-Discover1995_HW2.doc

Hourly Exam II study guide.pdf


Hourly Exam II Oct. 18, 2010 (Monday), on lectures 11-21 (11Lectures)
COPING WITH VARYING ENVIRONMENTS (Oct. 15 - Dec. 3, 2010)
22-27
Polar and freezing environments

Paleogeography and glacial histories of Antarctic and Arctic

Hypotheses on causes of Ice Ages

Problems of extreme cold for ectotherms

Freezing avoidance and tolerance strategies and mechanisms

Origin and Evolution of antifreeze proteins

Evolutionary Loss of Hb and Mb phenotype in the cold - antarctic fishes

9,14

Lect22_10-15-10Fri.ppt (18.3MB)

Lect23_10-20-10Wed.ppt (6.9MB)

Lect24_10-22-10Fri.ppt (5.4MB)

Lect25_10-25-10Mon.ppt (9.8MB)

Lect26_10-27-10Wed.ppt (4.4MB)

Lect27_10-29-10Fri_updated.ppt (17.4MB)


Supercooling_Freezing video(7.8Mb)

AF Evolution (Cheng98).pdf (748KB)

Mechanism of AFGP Evolution (Cheng98).pdf (107KB)

AF Review (Cheng02).pdf (865 KB)

AF Review (Fletcher et al 2001).pdf (408 KB)

When bad things happen to good fish.pdf (515 KB)

Homework Assignment 3(23K)

Extra Credit HW_undergrads only (13K)

28-29 Air-Breathing Mammals and Birds in Water

Return to the sea-Evolution of marine mammals

Problems for air-breathing divers

Adaptations of diving marine mammals and birds 

9
Lect28_11-01-10Mon.ppt (15.3MB)


Lect29_11-03-10Wed.ppt (3.3MB)

Diving adaptations_Hochachka81(1.5MB)

Hourly Exam III study guide.pdf

Houly Exam III Nov. 8, 2010 (Monday), on lectures 22-29 (8 lectures)
30-31 High Altitude and Hypobaric Hypoxia

Plate tectonics and formation of Andes and Himalayas

Problems of high altitudes

Acclimatory responses and evolutionary adaptations

Evolution of hypoxia response systems in humans zone

14

Lect30_11-05-10Fri_updated.ppt (6.5MB)

Lect31_11-10-10Wed.ppt(2.2MB)

Acute mountain sickness-prophylaxis and treatment_Leaf&Goldfarb_2007.pdf(0.4MB)

32-33 Sulfidic Environments

Deep sea explorations, hydrothermal vents geology and geochemistry

Hydrothermal vent fauna, chemoautotrophy, symbiosis, sulfide detoxification and utilization

Cold Seep and mud flat fauna and biology

12
Lect32_11-12-10Fri.ppt(1.8MB)

Lect33_11-15-10Mon.ppt(7.7MB)

McMullin Bergquist Fisher.pdf (358K)

Blueprints for partnership, Nature2007.pdf (295K)

34-38
Light and Visual Ecology and Evolutionary Physiology

Bioluminescence - luciferins and photoproteins

Function and evolution of lens crystallins

Phototransduction in vertebrates

Spectral tuning in deep water - coelacanth, Lake Baikal species flock of sculpins
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Lect34_11-17-10Wed.ppt (3.1MB)

Lect35_11-19-10Fri.ppt  (11.5MB)

Lect36_11-29-10Mon.ppt (8.9MB)

Lect37_12-01-10Wed.ppt (10.5MB)

Lect38_12-03-10Fri.ppt (11.8MB)




Trimmer et al Firefly biolux (217K)

Wistow_Crystallin genes & evolution review.pdf (493K)

Gehring2004_eye evolution.pdf (216K)

Rees et al_Origin of marine biolux.pdf (88K)

phototransduction animation (1.9MB)

Hunt et al_Baikal sculpins spectral tuning.pdf (585K)

Yokayama_Coelacanth visual adaptation.pdf (243K)

Hourly Exam IV study guide.pdf (39kb)

Hourly Exam IV Dec. , 2010 (Wednesday). On lectures 30-38 (9 lectures)