Fall 2022 - BPK 412 D100

Molecular Cardiac Physiology (3)

Class Number: 5032

Delivery Method: In Person


  • Course Times + Location:

    Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
    AQ 5018, Burnaby

    We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
    AQ 5037, Burnaby

  • Instructor:

    Glen Tibbits
    1 778 782-4974
  • Instructor:

    Thomas Claydon
    1 778 782-8514
  • Prerequisites:

    BPK 305 or MBB 308.



A detailed analysis of the molecular and cellular basis of cardiac function employing a multidisciplinary approach including structure (histology, ultrastructure, molecular), biophysics (electrophysiology and molecular/cellular biomechanics), physiology, biochemistry and cellular/molecular biology. Discussion of experimental techniques, including human induced pluripotent stem-derived cardiomyocytes (hiPSC-CMs), will be used to examine the mechanisms by which inherited arrhythmias and cardiomyopathies manifest as a pathological phenotype.

Department Undergraduate Notes:

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