Teaching

Dr. Correa (she/her/hers) teaches in the Physiological Sciences and Neuroscience majors. The registrar lists Dr. Correa as “SC van Veen”. 

 

Winter Qtr – Neuroendocrinology of Reproduction (Phy Sci C127/CM227, Neurobiology M227, 4 credits, MW 2 – 3:50 pm). Lecture, three hours. Enforced requisite: PhySci 111B. Letter grading. This is an upper division undergraduate course (C127) taught concurrently with a graduate course on the same topic (CM227/M227). Understanding of reproductive neuroendocrinology throughout mammalian lifespan, with emphasis as appropriate on human condition. Discussion of general concepts of endocrine feedback and feed-forward loops, sexual differentiation, and structure and function for components of hypothalamo-pituitary gonadal axis. Exploration of sex differences in physiology and disease. Note: The 2020 course is full. If you are interested in taking this course and were not able to register, please attend the first class meeting to discuss enrollment options with Dr. Correa.

 

Spring Qtr –  Foundations in Physiological Science (Phy Sci 111B, MW 10-11:50, reserve F 10-11:50 for exam review) Lecture, four hours; discussion, two hours. Requisites: course 111A, Chemistry 14D or 30B. Students must receive grade of C or better to proceed to next course in series. Introduction to principles of systems physiology, including endocrinology, transport physiology, and cardiovascular and pulmonary physiology. Letter grading. Dr. Correa teaches the endocrinology module in Weeks 1, 2, and 3.