Course Information
TitleΕΝΔΟΚΡΙΝΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΑΓΡΟΤΙΚΩΝ ΖΩΩΝ / ENDOCRINOLOGY OF FARM ANIMALS
CodeΝ430Ε
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolAgriculture
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID420001951

Programme of Study: PPS Geōponías (2019-sīmera)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the otherSpring-5
ZŌIKĪS PARAGŌGĪSElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)Spring-5

Programme of Study: UPS School of Agriculture (2011-today)

Registered students: 39
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses belonging to the otherSpring-5
ZŌIKĪS PARAGŌGĪSElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)Spring-5

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Total Hours52
Class ID
600143116
Type of the Course
  • Background
  • General Knowledge
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
Solid background of the physiological systems of the organism, basic knowledge of Biochemistry
Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the course the students will be able to: 1. understand the roles of vertebrate hormones and overall the mammalian signaling proteins, 2. identify the location of each endocrine organ and tissue, the sites of synthesis and the actions of each hormone, 3. know the receptor functions for each hormone and the second messenger system (cAMP, calmodulin etc.), 4. understand a number of metabolic diseases that pertain to defects in hormone production or signaling.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
General organization of endocrine system. Structure, synthesis, release of hormones. Mechanism of action, second messengers, mode of action, physiological influences and hormone metabolism. Hypothalamus, hypophysis, epiphysis. Thyroids, gonads, adrenals, Pancreas. Steroid and peptide hormone concentration levels. Reproductive hormones, gonadal - hypophyseal axis, growth factors.
Keywords
Endocrinology, Hormones, Glands, Neurotransmitters, Steroids
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Description
Use of 1. power point 2. E-mail access to all students for info purposes and lecture clarification
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures90
Reading Assigment47
Exams3
Total140
Student Assessment
Description
Final Exam: 100%
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. "ΚΤΗΝΙΑΤΡΙΚΗ ΦΥΣΙΟΛΟΓΙΑ" Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 68376428 Έκδοση: 1η έκδ., 2018, θΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΗ Συγγραφείς: BRADLEY G. KLEIN ISBN: 9786185288068 Τύπος: Σύγγραμμα Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): ΡΟΤΟΝΤΑ 2. "ΤΟ ΕΝΔΟΚΡΙΝΙΚΟ ΣΥΣΤΗΜΑ ΜΕ ΜΙΑ ΜΑΤΙΑ" Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 42091 Έκδοση: ΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΟΝΙΚΕΣ ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΠΑΡΙΣΙΑΝΟΥ Α.Ε, 2010, ΑΘΗΝΑ Συγγραφείς: B. GREENSTEIN, D.F. WOOD
Additional bibliography for study
1. Α. Σμοκοβίτη. Φυσιολογία. 5η έκδ. Εκδόσεις Κυριακίδη. Θεσσαλονίκη. 2010.
Last Update
16-01-2020