Neurobiology & Behavior (BIONB)Agriculture and Life Sciences

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BIONB 2210

General introduction to the field of animal behavior. Topics include evolution and behavior, behavioral ecology, sociobiology, chemical ecology, communication, orientation and navigation. BioNB2210 ... view course details

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    Combined with: BIONB 2210

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1452BIONB 2210  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: two majors-level biology courses. Priority is given to students studying neurobiology and behavior. Not open to freshmen. May be taken independently of BIONB 2220. Enrollment limited to 15 students per 4-credit disc. Four-credit option required of students in neurobiology and behavior program of study. Three credits with no discussion section; 4 credits with one disc per week and writing assignments.

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    Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: BIONB 2210

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  1453BIONB 2210  LEC 002

  • Prerequisite: two majors-level biology courses. Priority is given to students studying neurobiology and behavior. Not open to freshmen. May be taken independently of BIONB 2220. Enrollment limited to 15 students per 4-credit disc. Four-credit option required of students in neurobiology and behavior program of study. Three credits with no discussion section; 4 credits with one disc per week and writing assignments.

BIONB 3220

Covers comparative and evolutionary approaches to the study of the relationship between reproductive hormones and sexual behavior in vertebrates, including humans. Also hormonal contributions to other ... view course details

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    Combined with: PSYCH 3220PSYCH 7220

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  4519BIONB 3220  LEC 001

  • Prerequisites: Any one of the following: Psych 2230, NB2210, NB 2220 or one year of introductory biology plus a course in psychology.

BIONB 3240

This course is designed to provide an introduction to experimental research on the neural basis of behavior and cognition in animals.  Topics will include basic neuroanatomy and neurophysiology, neural ... view course details

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    Combined with: PSYCH 3240PSYCH 6240

  • 4 Credits Graded

  •  4965BIONB 3240  LAB 401

  • Prerequisite: PSYCH 2230 or BIONB 2220, may be taken concurrently with these courses. Course fee: Lab fee $100. Permission of instructor required.

BIONB 3300

Covers the basic ideas and techniques involved in computational neuroscience. Surveys diverse topics, including neural dynamics of small networks of cells, neural coding, learning in neural networks and ... view course details

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  • 16538BIONB 3300  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: BIONB 2220 or permission of instructor. Four credit option includes lab providing additional computer simulation exercises.

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    Choose one lecture. Laboratory optional. Combined with: BIONB 3300BME 3300COGST 3300PSYCH 3300

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16539BIONB 3300  LEC 002

  • Prerequisite: BIONB 2220 or permission of instructor. Four credit option includes lab providing additional computer simulation exercises.

BIONB 3950

Focuses on how different molecular and genetic approaches have led to major advances in neuroscience.  Lectures, student presentations, and discussions examine original research articles.  Topics include ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

BIONB 4200

Courses on selected topics in neurobiology and behavior; can include lecture and seminar courses. Topics vary by section. view course details

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  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Undergrad J Club: Animal Behav

  • 17327BIONB 4200  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: BIONB 2210 or equivalent or permission of instructor.

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  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • Topic: Neurotechnologies and Neural Circuits

  • 17469BIONB 4200  LEC 002

  • Prerequisites: BIONB 2220.

BIONB 4220

Intensive lecture and computer lab course on modeling strategies and techniques in the study of behavioral evolution. Population-genetic (including quantitative-genetic), static optimization, ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15921BIONB 4220  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: BIONB 2210, one year of calculus, course in probability or statistics, or permission of instructor. Advanced undergraduates and graduate students.

BIONB 4320

Almost all behaviors-from speech to a cross court forehand-are mediated by the contraction of muscles. This course examines the neural origins of motor behavior, from simple reflexes to complex learned ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15925BIONB 4320  LEC 001

  • Prerequisite: BIONB 2220 or ECE 2100 and permission of instructor. Please send a brief statement of your interest in the class and what year you will be in Fall 2016 (e.g., senior, junior) to jhg285.

BIONB 4330

A course examining the core disciplines of cognitive science using varied themes from semester to semester. view course details

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BIONB 4980

Designed to give qualified undergraduate students teaching experience through actual involvement in planning and assisting in biology courses.  This experience may include supervised participation in a ... view course details

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  • 1-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4821BIONB 4980  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Raguso, R

  • Undergraduate Teaching Experience in BIONB 2210 - Introduction to Behavior.

BIONB 7201

A weekly journal club-style discussion. Graduate students may be expected to present a summary of their research or a summary of research in the literature related to their thesis once per year. view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  1457BIONB 7201  DIS 201

  • Permission of instructor is required for undergraduates.

BIONB 7202

A weekly journal club-style discussion. Graduate students may be expected to present a summary of their research or a summary of research in the literature related to their thesis once per year. view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  1458BIONB 7202  DIS 201

  • Permission of instructor is required for undergraduates.

BIONB 7210

A graduate-level seminar with presentations from lecturers in BIONB 2210 and BIONB 2220. Discussions of current research in the area of neurobiology or behavior that have been presented in the lecture ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 18351BIONB 7210  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Reeve, H

  • Requirement for: graduate students majoring in neurobiology and behavior. Corequisite: BIONB 2210 and 2220.

BIONB 7640

Group intensive study of current research in plant-insect interactions. Topics vary from semester to semester but include chemical defense, coevolution, insect community structure, population regulation, ... view course details

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    Combined with: BIOEE 7640ENTOM 7640

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  •  4128BIONB 7640  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Agrawal, A

      Kessler, A

      Poveda, K

      Raguso, R

      Thaler, J

  • Permission of instructor is required for undergraduates. May be repeated for credit.