BIOL 3470 General Physiology Laboratory 2016


 For previous years’ data, exams, presentations, etc. go to 2015 syllabus/schedule

*(asterisk) – there are example exam questions in these locations




Lab Topic

Mini-Lecture Topic


Jan. 13

Orientation, Lab Safety,

Using Excel, Library Tools, Endnote and Photoshop, EndNoteTutorial, How to succeed

Tutorial, Data,

Neurophysiology, Outline*, Slides, Pharmacology,

Electrophysiology, Outline, Slides,

Microscope, Slides,

Podcasts A, B, C, D



Jan. 20

Reaction Times, Lab Report Guidelines, Lab Report Expectations PodCast (am) (pm)

 Sensory Systems, 2016Data

Vision demos Outline*, slides,

Audition gustation olfaction Outline*, Slides, 2015Podcast (am) (pm) Wk 2 Study guide,



Vision* Demonstrations

Optometrist (Dr. Beatty) demonstrations

Vision Lesson

Cow Eye Dissection

Eye and Vision, Outline*, Slides, 2015PodCast (am), (pm), Wk 3 Study Guide


Feb. 3

Blood Glucose, 2016Data, Lab Reports due

Wk 4 Study Guide

Wound healing & Honey PodCast (am) (pm)

Endocrine, Outline*, Slides, Animal use PodCast (am) (pm)

Glucose Pharmacology slides,


Feb. 10

Muscle I- Oculomotor Activity

Look at prepared muscle slides, Orientation PodCast am, pm,

Muscle, Outline *, Slides, PodCast am, pm, Study Guide,


Feb. 17

Lab reports returned and discussed, Slides

Muscle II- Stretch Receptors and Reflexes

Orientation, 2016 PodCast (for everything) (am) (pm), Study guide, 


Feb. 24

Midterm, Notebooks (exercises) collected



Mar. 2

Basic Cardiac Function

Advanced Cardiac Function: ECG Leads,

Cardiac, Outline*, Supplement*, Slides, 2016 PodCast (am) (pm), Orientation PodCast (am) (pm), 2016 Data



Mar. 9

Spring Break- No Lab



Mar. 16

Basic Pulmonary Function 2015Data

Advanced Pulmonary Function,

Respiration, Outline, Outline2*, Slides, 2016 amPodCast,


Mar. 23

Galvanic Skin Response, Lab Report Expectations, rubric, PodCast am pm,


Dr. Buchanan, 2016 PodCast (am) (pm)

His slides  , Orientation am PodCast, pm PodCast, 


Mar. 30

Q10 Metabolism, 2015Figure, PreviousExamQuestions 1*, 2*

2016 Data

Metabolism, Slides,2016PodCast am pm, 2013 PodCast (am), PodCast (pm), Craig Hill, biology Ph.D. student, “Painted turtle Physiological adaptations to anoxia and over-winter hibernation”-Slides, 2014PodCast am pm, 2013 PodCast (am), (pm)


Apr. 6

Kidney Function,2015Data, 2014Data, 2016Data,  Lab Reports Due

Kidney, Slides, Outline*, 2015PodCast am pm, 2013 PodCast (am) (pm), 2016 Urologic Emergencies lecture, 2016 PodCast am pm, 2013 Circumcision lecture from practicing Urologist, Dr. Itoku, PodCast (am) (pm)


Apr. 13

Human Diving Response, 2015Data, 2014Data, 2016Data,

Prof. W. Michael Panneton, (SLU Pharm Phys), his slides, his paper, 2016PodCast am pm, Questions and data from earlier years*


Apr. 20

Advanced Cardiac Function:  Vagal Tone, 2014 Data, Orientation, Lab Reports Returned,

Digestion, Slides, Outline*, 2016 PodCast am pm,


Apr. 27

Final 2016, Notebooks (exercises) collected & Returned

Assessment Report 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015,