BIO-399T.2 Neurobiology

This course serves as an introduction to the structure and function of the nervous system. Topics include neurodevelopment, gross organization of the brain and spinal cord, biophysical properties of excitable cells, synaptic transmission, the processing of sensory information, motor control, and higher cognitive functions such as learning and memory. Laboratory studies include comparative neuroanatomy and explore the molecular and cellular basis of behavior in invertebrates. (NATURAL SCIENCE LAB)


3 credits


BIO-399T.2L must be taken concurrently with this course.