Courses

LIFESCI 2. Evolutionary Human Physiology and Anatomy

Why is the human body the way that it is? This course explores human anatomy and physiology from an integrated framework, combining functional, comparative, and evolutionary perspectives on how organisms work. Major topics, which follow a life-course framework, include embryogenesis, metabolism and energetics, growth and development, movement and locomotion, food and digestion, stress and disease, and reproduction. Also considered is the relevance of human biology to contemporary issues in human health and biology.

Note: This course includes a weekly 3-hour lab. This course may not be taken Pass/Fail.

Professor: 

Daniel Lieberman
George Lauder
Ian Wallace

Season: 

Fall

Days: 

M
W
F

Time: 

12:00-1:15pm

Course ID: 

123674

Subject Area: 

Organismic and Evolutionary Biology

Research Areas: 

  • [Course titles in brackets] indicate that the course is not scheduled to be taught during the 2019-2020 academic year, but may be offered in an alternate year.
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