Available courses

PIO 701 – ADVANCED PRINCIPLES OF PHYSIOLOGY 

COURSE CONTENT FOR 2018/2019 

 

HISTORY OF PHYSIOLOGY …….Prof Olaleye 

PHYSIOLOGICAL BASIS OF BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH …….Prof Olaleye 

 The meaning and importance of Biomedical Research 

 Conceptualisation of Research – proposal writing 

 Types and parts of research proposals 

 

CELL STRUCTURE AND FUNCTIONS……………………….... Prof Olaleye 

 An overview of the cell 

 The cell membrane, membrane potentials and action potentials 

 Interaction of cells with its environment/ membrane transport 

 Cell-cell interactions 

 Extracellular and intracellular motility 

THE CELL CYCLE………………………………………………...Prof Olaleye 

 Historical development of cell cycle 

 Overview of mammalian cell cycle 

 Cell cycle cyclins and cyclin independent kinases 

 Cell cycle and cancer 

APOPTOSIS - Prof Olaleye


CELL SIGNALLING ……………………………………………...DR Akande

  Overview of cellular signalling; approaches and methodology for studying signalling 

 Concept of ligand-receptor interaction and receptor activation 

 Intracellular signalling by receptor-activated cascades 

 Conversion of  a receptor into a biologically active signal transducer 

 Ligand receptor interaction that activate forward and reverse signaling 

 Signalling over a distance 

 

THE CONTROL SYSTEM……………………………………...Dr Akande 

 Recent advances and knowledge in homeostasis 

 Feedback processes in biological systems 

 

PHYSIOLOGY OF AGEING………………….…………………...Dr Akande