572--Advanced Neurobiology

Biology of nerve cells and cellular interactions in nervous systems. Lectures integrate structural, functional, developmental, and molecular approaches. Topics include neuronal anatomy and physiology, membrane potentials, synapses, development of neuronal connections, visual system, control of movement, and neural plasticity. Text and reserve readings, 2 hour-exams, final, short critique paper. Prerequisite: (Biology 285 or Biochem 285) and (Psychology 330 or Biol 372).

Offered Fall & Spring Semesters

Biology Core Requirement Area: 
Physiology
Plant requirement: 
No
Lab Requirement: 
No
General Education Requirement: 
No