BIONB 3950

BIONB 3950

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2023-2024.

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: ligand-gated channels, potassium channels, seven membrane spanning receptors, olfaction, pain and cold receptors, neurotransmitter release, neural networks, epilepsy, optogenetics, and circadian rhythms.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: BIONB 2220 or BIOMG 3300 or BIOMG 3320.

Distribution Category (BIO-AS, PBS-AS)

Comments Offered in odd-numbered years only.

  • Demonstrate mastery of reading primary scientific literature in molecular neuroscience.
  • Present scientific information from primary literature to a broad audience by oral presentation.
  • Apply basic scientific principles to formulate hypotheses that explain raw scientific data.
  • Articulate the utility of model genetic organisms in the field of neuroscience.

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17399 BIONB 3950   LEC 001

    • MW Corson-Mudd W364
    • Aug 21 - Dec 4, 2023
    • Deitcher, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Prerequisite: BIONB 2220 or BIOMG 3300 or BIOMG 3320.