General information

Course type AMUPIE
Module title Animal and human physiology
Language English
Module lecturer dr inż. Paweł Marciniak, dr Szymon Chowański
Lecturer's email
Lecturer position adiunkt/assistant professor
Faculty Faculty of Biology
Semester 2021/2022 (summer)
Duration 45


Module aim (aims)

Acquainting students with bases of structure and function of human organism
Acquainting students with mechanisms of interactions between cells, tissues and organs of the animal and human body
Preparation of students to design and make simple scientific experiments
Preparation of students to interpretation of the research results and writing short scientific reports
Providing knowledge on health and safety rules in the laboratory of physiology

Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)

Basic knowledge in biochemistry and cell biology


Week 1: Excitatory of organisms
Week 2: Nervous system physiology
Week 3: Human senses
Week 4: Circulatory physiology
Week 5: Blood
Week 6: Basis of immunology
Week 7: Digestion
Week 8: Excretion

Reading list

Campbell Biology, Recce et al., Benjamin Cummings Publisher 2013
Biology , Solomon et al., Thomson Learning 2004
Human Physiology: From Cells to systems, Sherwood L., Cengage Learning 2008
Ganong’s review of Medical Physiology, Barret et al., The McGraw-Hill Companies Inc. 2010