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Didactic activity

BIOLOGY

Biology course covers 1 semester and 30 didactic hours.
Frontal lectures (15 h) are in weekly intervals during half of  semester.
Practical classes (15 h) are obligatory and are divided into theoretical and practical parts. Students should be prepared for coming class.
Students gain knowledge about diagnostic characters, biology, classification and phylogenetic evolution of animal organisms as well as medicinal and poisonous plants.
Detailed rules of the classes and work safety will be described during the first class.
White coat is required for practical classes.
Detailed description of topics are available in Syllabus.
Lectures are held in Lecture hall A – Collegium Veterinarium
Practicals are held in laboratory no 401 – Collegium Veterinarium
 
Person responsible for Biology:
Dr Krzysztof Puk – Collegium Veterinarium, room no 428 (2nd floor)
krzysztof.puk@up.lublin.pl
    
Schedule of Lectures:
1. Plants: recognition of medicinal and poisonous plants
2. Protists: groups and species important in veterinary and human medicine
3. Spongies, cnidarians, flatworms, trematodes, tapeworms, rotifers, acanthocephalans, mollusks, annelids, nematodes - diagnostic characters, biology, classification
4. Arthropods - diagnostic characters, biology, classification
5. Echinoderms, chordates, vertebrates  cartilaginous and ray – finned fishes - diagnostic characters, biology, classification
6. Amphibians and reptiles - diagnostic characters, biology, classification
7. Birds - diagnostic characters, biology, classification
8. Mammals - diagnostic characters, biology, classification
The dates will be added soon!

Schedule of Classes:
1. Exploring protistan diversity
2. Introduction to animal diversity
3. Animal digestive systems
4. Animal excretory systems
5. Animal respiratory systems
6. Animal circulatory systems
7. Animal skeletal systems
8. Written test
The dates will be added soon!
 
Didactic materials

Books:                                                                      
Biology: Neil A. Campbell, Jane B. Reece, Lisa A. Urry, Michael L. Cain, Steven A. Wasserman, Peter V. Minorsky, Robert B. Jackson
Medicinal Plants: Biodiversity and Drugs: M. K. Rai, Geoffrey A. Cordell, Jose L. Martinez, Mariela Marinoff, Luca Rastrelli
                                      
 

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