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Spring 2020
Mar 31, 2020
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BIOL 43600 - Neurobiology
Credit Hours: 3.00. This course will cover key aspects in molecular, cellular, and developmental neurobiology. Topics include: Cell biology of neurons and glia, electrophysiological properties of neurons, electrical and chemical signaling between neurons, synaptic integration and plasticity, development and regeneration of the nervous system, nervous system diseases. Up-to-date research findings and techniques will be included. A basic knowledge of cell biology and protein structure and function is strongly recommended. Typically offered Fall.
3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Science
Department: Biological Sciences

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Understand the organization and function of the major cell types of the nervous system. 2. Understand the underlying mechanisms of membrane, local graded and action potentials. 3. Differentiate between electrical and chemical signaling. 4. Explain the steps of nervous system development. 5. Identify major parts of the nervous system and their function. 6. Understand the underlying causes of major nervous system diseases.


Prerequisites:
Undergraduate level BIOL 23100 Minimum Grade of D- or Undergraduate level BIOL 23000 Minimum Grade of D- or Undergraduate level BME 20100 Minimum Grade of D-

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