W19: Reading in Quantitative Physiology

Instructor: Dr. Terry Hwa; Urey 7222; phone: 4-7263; e-mail: 
Time/Location: Friday 3 – 5pm; Urey Hall 6120
Course URL: this pagehttps://matisse.ucsd.edu/courses/w19-qbio-critical-reading
Prerequisite: interest in quantitative biology; consent of instructor

Guide to critical reading

Critical reading worksheet

Course activity:

Date class activity assignment
W1 Fri,
Jan 11
Intro to geometric morphometrics by Scott Rifkin read ms #1: Quantitative morphological variation in the developing Drosophila Wing.
W2 Fri,
Jan 18
discussion ms #1 with Scott Rifkin and present report prepare group presentation
W3 Fri,
Jan 25
Intro to limb size and chondrocyte development by Kim Cooper (ppt)
[cornstalk paper]
[size and proliferation]
 read ms #2: Chondrocyte swelling and skeletal proportion.
W4 Fri,
Feb 1
discuss ms #2 with Kim Cooper prepare group presentation
W5 Fri,
Feb 8
present group project
W6 Fri,
Feb 15
Intro to heart physiology and atrial fibrillation by Wouter-Jan Rappel (ppt)  read ms #3: review of cardiac arrhythmogenesis
W7 Fri,
Feb 22
further presentation by W. Rappel prepare group presentation
W8 Fri,
Mar 1
present group project read ms #4: vertical gradient and the slinky effect
W9 Fri,
Mar 8
Intro to lung physiology by Susan Hopkins
W10 Fri,
Mar 15
discuss ms #4 with S. Hopkins prepare report or group presentation