ANSC 2520 – Gastrointestinal Anatomy & Physiology
The course is designed for 2nd/3rd year undergrad students and provides a comparative overview of anatomy and physiology of the gastrointestinal tract in humans and different species of animals.
Lectures – Winter Semesters: 220 Anim Sci Bldg, Mon, Wed, Fri, 10:30 am to 11:15 am. Labs: 142 Anim Sci Bldg, Wed, 2:30-5:30 pm.
ANSC 7510 – Frontiers in Microbiome Research
The course helps MSc and PhD students to gain an understanding of the composition and function of microbiome in different species and environment and its role in health and diseases. The objectives are achieved by critically analyzing a wide range of topics in microbiome research.
Lectures – Fall Semesters: 225 Anim Sci Bldg, Fri, 11:30 am to 2:00 pm
ANSC 7530 – Special Topics in Animal Physiology
The course covers a series of discussions on the associations between gut, vaginal tract and mammary system in monogastrics and ruminants. Special attention is given to the mechanism of pathogenesis of some of the metabolic disorders and infectious diseases by investigating the interactions between nutrition, gut physiology, immune and endocrine systems and microbiome.
Lectures – Winter Semesters: 225 Anim Sci Bldg, Fri, 12:00 am to 2:30 pm
Recommended courses for students with microbiome interest:
ANSC 7500 Methodology in Agricultural and Food Sciences
BIOL 7220 Critical Thinking in Biological Sciences
BIOL 7540 Methods for Analyzing Biological Data
CHSC 7270 Epidemiology of Chronic (Non-Cancer) Diseases
CHSC 7610 Introduction to Structural Equation Modeling
CHSC 7820 Biostatistics for Community Health Sciences 1
HMEC 3000 Introduction to Social Epidemiology
IMED 7280 Medical Computational Biology
IMED 7130 Foundations in Human Population and Evolutionary Genetics
MMIC 7040 Clinical Bacteriology
MBIO7060 Microbial Interactions
ORLB 7100 Oral Microbial Ecology
SOIL 7270 Advanced Soil Ecology
STAT7200 Multivariate Analysis 1