BENG 230C Cardiovascular Physiology, Spring 2013

Week

Day and Date

Topic

Instructor

Download

Reading

1

Tu Apr 2

The Circulatory System

McCulloch

PDF

Chs. 1, 7 & 10

1

Th Apr 4

Cardiac Pump Function

McCulloch

PDF

Chs. 1, 3, 4 & 5*

2

Tu Apr 9

Basics of ischemic injury

Mercola

PDF

Ch. 11

2

Th Apr 11

Regenerative mechanisms

Mercola

PDF

Reading

3

Tu Apr 16

Producing cardiomyocytes from stem cells

Mercola

PDF

3

Th Apr 18

hiPSCs and Cellular Reprogramming

Mercola

PDF

Reading,Reading

4

Tu Apr 23

Cardiac Development – 1 Heart Formation

Mercola

PDF

Reading

4

Th Apr 25

Cardiac Development – 2 Conducting System

Mercola

PDF

Reading

5

Tu Apr 30

Cardiac disease in dish assays

Adler

PDF

Reading

5

Th May 2

High Throughput Screening and Systems Biology in Cardiovascular Physiology

Mercola

PDF

Reading,Reading,Reading

6

Tu May 7

Biomaterials and myocardial repair

Mercola

PDF

Reading,Reading,Reading

6

Th May 9

Open discussion

Mercola

7

Tu May 14

Cardiac Energetics and Coronary Blood Flow

McCulloch

PDF

Ch. 11, Reading

7

Th May 16

Myocardial Metabolism

Paternostro

PDF

8

Tu May 21

Cardiac Muscle Contraction

McCulloch

PDF

Ch. 4

8

Th May 23

Myocyte Excitation-Contraction Coupling

McCulloch

PDF PPT

9

Tu May 28

Cardiac Action Potential

McCulloch

PDF

Ch. 2, Reading

9

Th May 30

Cardiac Electrophysiology and Arrhythmia

McCulloch

PDF

Ch. 3, Reading

10

Tu Jun 4

Blood Flow and its Control

McCulloch

PDF

Chs. 6 and 9

10

Th Jun 6

Review

McCulloch

*Sagawa K, Maughan L, Suga H and Sunagawa K (1998) Cardiac Contraction and the Pressure-Volume Relationship, Oxford University Press
#Levy MN and Pappano AJ (2007) Cardiovascular Physiology, 9th Edition, Mosby (Philadelphia)