Animal histology

lbio1234  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

Animal histology
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
4 credits
20.0 h + 20.0 h
Q1
Teacher(s)
Gérard Anne-Catherine (compensates Knoops Bernard); Knoops Bernard;
Language
French
Prerequisites

The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
Content
During this course, we will establish the bases of the histological and functional study of the main tissues of mammals. The theoretical concepts taught during the lecture will be followed by practical sessions during which students will examine and describe histological sections as well as images of electron microscopy.
Histological and functional study of: covering epithelia and glandular epithelia; non-specialized connective tissue and specialized connective tissue including adipose, cartilage and bone tissue; blood cells and lymphoid organs; skeletal muscle, heart muscle and smooth muscle; central nervous system and peripheral nervous system.
Teaching methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

Ex cathedra course and practical work (observations under the microscope).
Evaluation methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

Oral examination with written preparation or written examination only. The questions will concern the material seen during the course ex cathedra but also during the practical work.
Other information
A number of reference books are available in the library.
Online resources
https://moodleucl.uclouvain.be/course/view.php?id=12846
Bibliography
Powerpoints du cours disponibles sur Moodle UCL. Ouvrage de référence: Atlas d'Histologie Fonctionnelle de Wheater (Editions de Boeck). Syllabus et diapositives des travaux pratiques disponibles sur Moodle ( https://moodleucl.uclouvain.be/course/view.php?id=12846 ).
Teaching materials
  • Textbook de référence disponible en bibliothèque
  • transparents déposés sur Moodle
  • transparents et syllabus des TPs déposés sur Moodle
Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Bachelor in Veterinary Medicine