W21: Reading in Quantitative Physiology

Instructor: Karen Oegema & Terry Hwa;
Time: Friday 4 – 6pm
Location: offered synchronously via zoom [meeting id: 985 3044 9444]; 
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Course URL: this pagehttps://matisse.ucsd.edu/courses/w21-qphysiology
Prerequisite: interest in quantitative biology; consent of instructor

Course activity:

Date class activity assignment
W1 Fri,
Jan 8
Intro to geometric morphometrics by Scott Rifkin read ms #1a: review of geometric morphometrics by Lawing & Polly
W2 Fri,
Jan 15
discuss drosophila wing disc development with Scott
=> project assignment
read ms #1b: Quantitative morphological variation in the developing Drosophila Wing
W3 Fri,
Jan 22
Intro to lung development and regeneration by Xin Sun [ppt] [recording] read ms #2a: Cellular and physiological basis for lung repair and regeneration
W4 Fri,
Jan 29
Group discussion on assigned reading [ppt] read ms #2b: Mechanical tension on aveolar stem cells
W5 Fri,
Feb 5
Intro to heart physiology and atrial fibrillation [recording]
by Wouter-Jan Rappel
read ms #3: review of cardiac arrhythmogenesis
W6 Fri,
Feb 12
further presentation
by Wouter [recording]
W7 Fri,
Feb 19
Intro to limb size and
chondrocyte development
by Kim Cooper
read ms #4: Chondrocyte swelling and skeletal proportion
W8 Fri,
Feb 26
discuss ms #4 with Kim
W9 Fri,
Mar 5
prepare for group project
W10 Fri,
Mar 12
group project presentation [recording]