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BIO 412/612: Neurobiology

Semester: Spring
Offered: 2017
Introduction to the structure and function of the vertebrate nervous system. Major topics will include the molecular and cellular basis of neuronal activities, sensory and motor systems, behavior, and higher mental processes. The neurobiology of disease and neuroethics will also be discussed. Laboratory work will include hands-on experience of several modern neurobiological techniques to measure molecular and biochemical changes in mouse brain. Two 50-minute lecture periods, one four-hour laboratory period. Prerequisites: BIO 201 and CHM 125.

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