BIO-377 Physiology of Extremes

An in depth coverage of how organisms survive under extreme environmental conditions. Topics will include physiological adaptations to life in environments with extreme temperatures, oxygen concentrations, salinities, and limited water availability, such as deserts, high altitudes, and arctic or alpine tundra. Three lectures/discussions and one 3-hour laboratory weekly. Prerequisites: BIO-202 and BIO-330 Corequisite: BIO-377L


3 credits