BIOL 5587: Comparative Neurobiology
Lecture - 4 credits
- Presents a cellular approach to structure and function of the nervous system.
- Topics include neuronal anatomy, phylogeny of nervous systems, electrophysiology of membrane conductances, synaptic transmission, integration in nerve cells, neuronal networks, sensory systems, motor systems, sensory-motor integration, development and regeneration of neuronal connectivity, and fundamentals of neurotechnology for biomedics.
- Focuses on the development of these concepts from the primary research literature.
- A term project involves the design of a simple nervous system for a hypothetical animal.
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