School of Medicine

Biochemistry 339: Introduction to Biochemistry Online

CRN 51925, June 2-August 1

CRN 52972, May 19- July 21

It is strongly biased towards the biochemistry of higher animals and is especially suitable for students intending to progress further in the Health Sciences (Medical, Dental, Pharmacy and related students). Material covered in this course includes structures, properties and functions of biomolecules, including sugars, fats, amino acids, nucleotides, proteins, biomembranes and nucleic acids. Topics also include enzyme kinetics and mechanisms, metabolic pathways, and mechanisms regulating metabolism and gene expression.

For more information and for permission to enroll contact mgunther@hsc.wvu.edu.

Find Out More

Physiology 107: Intro to Human Anatomy/Physiology Online

CRN: 51973, May 19-August 8

This is an introductory level course integrating anatomy and physiology with emphasis on material appropriate for pre-health career majors. Students are expected to learn the fundamentals of human anatomy and physiology by viewing pre-recorded lecture materials that are available online. A systems approach is used to prepare students to understand relationships among structures that contribute to the functioning of organ systems. In addition, self-learning exercises will be employed to develop student knowledge and critical thinking skills as applied to anatomical and physiological terminology and concepts.

For more information and for approval to enroll contact shardy@hsc.wvu.edu.

Physiology 241: Elementary Physiology Online

CRN: 51101, May 19-August 9

For undergraduate students in health sciences fields. A systematic examination of physiological systems of the human body with emphasis on homeostatic mechanisms and an introduction to pathophysiology and clinical correlations.

For more information and for approval to enroll contact mpaternostro@hsc.wvu.edu.