Chapter 1 About BS2001: Physiology

This is a bookdown site generated for the NTU SBS course BS2001: Physiology (a core module for BS students). More information about this website will be shown in the following sections:


At the time of your visit, weeks, months, or even years may have passed. Hence, the material presented on this website may no longer be up-to-date for future iterations of this course.

Furthermore, this bookdown site is not a substitute for skipping lectures and / or tutorials.

The curator encourages current and prospective students to be responsible for their own learning!

1.2 Course Logistics

BS2001 is a 13-week core module from the Biological Sciences curriculum. The course is jointly taught by two faculty members:

  1. Valerie Lin
  2. Malcolm Tan

The topics covered in this course are shown in the below table:

Furthermore, the grading criteria for this module are also shown in the below table:

1.3 Technologies Used to Make this Website

This website was made using the following languages:

  1. R
  2. R Markdown
  3. \(\LaTeX\)

Hence, no prior knowledge of HTML, CSS, or JavaScript was used to make this website.

Should you wish to learn how to author gitbook-style websites using the bookdown package, first ensure that you have the R console and the RStudio IDE installed on your machine before checking out this guide.