BIOL 3470 General Physiology Laboratory 2017


 For previous years’ data, exams, presentations, etc. go to 2016 syllabus/schedule

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

Here is an Archive (*) of earlier resources




Lab Topic

Mini-Lecture Topic


Jan. 18

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,

2017 Podcasts A(am lect), B(am excel etc), C (pm), D (pm)



Jan. 25

Reaction Times, Lab Report Guidelines, Lab Report Expectations

 Sensory Systems, 2017Data

Vision demos Outline*, slides,

Audition gustation olfaction Outline*, Slides, 2017 Podcasts (Lectures and expectations) am pm, Orientations am pm


Feb. 1

Vision* Demonstrations

Optometrist (Dr. Beatty) demonstrations

Vision Lesson

Cow Eye Dissection

Eye and Vision, Outline*, Slides, 2017PodCast (am), (pm)


Feb. 8

Blood Glucose, 2017Data, Lab Reports due

Wk 4

Wound healing & Honey 2017 PodCast (am)

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

Glucose Pharmacology slides,


Feb. 15

Muscle I- Oculomotor Activity

Look at prepared muscle slides,

Muscle, Outline *, Slides, PodCast am,

Digestion, Slides, Outline*, 2016 PodCast am


Feb. 22

Lab reports returned and discussed, Slides

Muscle II- Stretch Receptors and Reflexes

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


Mar. 1

Midterm 2017, Notebooks (exercises) collected



Mar. 8

Basic Cardiac Function

Advanced Cardiac Function: ECG Leads,

Cardiac, Outline*, Supplement*, Slides, 2017 PodCast (am), 2017 Data 


Mar. 15

Spring Break- No Lab



Mar. 22

Basic Pulmonary Function 2017Data

Advanced Pulmonary Function,

Respiration, Outline, Outline2*, Slides, 2017 amPodCast,


Mar. 29

Galvanic Skin Response, Lab Report Expectations, rubric,

Advanced Cardiac Function:  Vagal Tone, 2017 Data,

Dr. Buchanan,

His slides   2017 PodCast


Apr. 5

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

2016 Data, 2017 Data, 2017DataB

Metabolism, Slides, 2017PodCast am pm, Craig Hill, biology Ph.D. student, “Painted turtle Physiological adaptations to anoxia and over-winter hibernation”-Slides, 2014PodCast am pm,


Apr. 12

Kidney Function,2015Data, 2014Data, 2016Data, 2017Data  Lab Reports Due

Kidney, Slides, Outline*, 2015PodCast am pm, 2013 PodCast (am) (pm), 2016 Urologic Emergencies lecture, 2017 PodCast am pm, 2013 Circumcision lecture from practicing Urologist, Dr. Itoku, PodCast (am) (pm)


Apr. 19

Human Diving Response, 2015Data, 2014Data, 2016Data, 2017Data, 2017DataB,

Prof. W. Michael Panneton, (SLU Pharm Phys), his slides, his paper, 2017PodCast am, Questions and data from earlier years*


Apr. 26

Sheep brain dissection, slides, dissection guide, Lab Reports Returned,

PodCast first half am pm, second half am pm


May 3

Final 2017, Notebooks (exercises) collected & Returned

Assessment Report 2016,