W20: Reading in Quantitative Physiology

Instructor: Karen Oegema & Terry Hwa;  e-mail:
Time/Location: Friday 3 – 5pm; Urey Hall 6120
Course URL: this pagehttps://matisse.ucsd.edu/courses/w20-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 10
Intro to geometric morphometrics by Scott Rifkin read ms #1a: review of geometric morphometrics by Lawing & Polly
W2 Fri,
Jan 17
discuss drosophila wing disc development with Scott
[further optimal reading]
read ms #1b: Quantitative morphological variation in the developing Drosophila Wing.
W3 Fri,
Jan 24
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,
Jan 31
discuss ms #2 with Kim Cooper
W5 Fri,
Feb 7
prepare for group presentation
W6 Fri,
Feb 14
present group project
W7 Fri,
Feb 21
Intro to heart physiology and atrial fibrillation by Wouter-Jan Rappel (ppt)  read ms #3: review of cardiac arrhythmogenesis
W8 Fri, Feb 28
further presentation by W. Rappel
W9 Fri,
Mar 7
prepare for group project #2
W10 Fri,
Mar 14
present group project #2