This is a list of courses with the subject code MPB. For more information, see Molecular Physiology and Biophysics (Carver College of Medicine) in the Catalog.
MPB:4199 Research, Independent Study arr.
Recommendations: closed to molecular physiology and biophysics graduate students.
MPB:5153 Graduate Physiology 4 s.h.
MPB:5200 Medical Physiology Online 5 s.h.
Fundamental principles of cellular membranes, muscle, sensory organs, motor neurological systems, autonomic nervous systems, cardiovascular, pulmonary, renal, gastrointestinal, endocrine, and reproductive systems; interdependence of organ systems to maintain a normal physiological state using clinical correlates as applied to humans; basic physiological principles that establish a solid foundation for future pathophysiological and pharmacological concepts. Recommendations: medical, dental, physician assistant, nurse anesthesia, physical therapy, or graduate standing.
MPB:5201 Advanced Physiology Online 3 s.h.
Examination of cellular and organ systems of medical physiology; fundamental principles of cellular membranes including muscle, sensory organs, motor neurological systems, autonomic nervous system, cardiovascular, pulmonary, renal, gastrointestinal, endocrine, and reproductive physiology; emphasis on interdependence of organ systems to maintain a normal physiological state (homeostasis) using clinical correlates as applied to humans; basic physiological principles that establish a solid foundation for future pathophysiological and pharmacological concepts.
MPB:5241 Neuromuscular Diseases: Case-Based Seminar 1 s.h.
MPB:6209 Steroid Receptor Signaling 1 s.h.
Structure-function relationship and genomic and nongenomic actions of the steroid hormone receptor family; basis for actions of novel new ligands on these receptors. Offered spring semesters of even years. Same as NSCI:6209, PCOL:6209.
MPB:6220 Mechanisms of Cellular Organization 3 s.h.
Current understanding of basic cell biological processes; key experiments that led to guiding insights; mechanisms that cells use for compartmentalization and how those mechanisms are regulated; biogenesis of major organelles (e.g., mitochondria, peroxisomes, nucleus, secretory/endocytic membrane system); functions of cytoskeleton in cell motility, organelle motility, and cell division. Prerequisites: BMB:3130. Same as ACB:6220, MMED:6220.
MPB:6225 Growth Factor Receptor Signaling 1 s.h.
Mechanisms of signaling by growth factors; cytokines and related molecules that regulate cell proliferation, development, differentiation, and survival; emphasis on molecular mechanisms of signaling, relevance of these signaling processes to various human diseases. Same as ACB:6225, MMED:6225, PCOL:6225.
MPB:6226 Cell Cycle Control 1 s.h.
MPB:6227 Cell Fate Decisions 1 s.h.
Cellular fate decisions including signal integration, terminal differentiation in development, mechanisms of embryonic stem cell gene regulation/cellular reprogramming, cell death paradigms, and cell death in development and cancer. Same as ACB:6227, MMED:6227.
MPB:6265 Neuroscience Seminar 0-1 s.h.
MPB:6302 Research Physiology and Biophysics arr.
Requirements: molecular physiology and biophysics graduate standing.
MPB:7402 Thesis arr.
Requirements: molecular physiology and biophysics Ph.D. candidacy.