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BIO 399B - Topics in Biology: Neurobiology

Prerequisite: A grade of C- or better for BIO 102.

Course Description: A comprehensive study of how the nervous system functions. The course will focus on the cell biology of neurons: nerve cell communication and the action potential; synapse structure and function; nerve cell specializations including axons and dendrites; how small circuits of neurons are formed and how they function. Other topics will include synaptic plasticity, learning and memory, the function of larger scale neuronal systems, and the molecular mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.

Course Rotation: TBA.

3.000 OR 4.000 Credit hours
3.000 OR 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Tutorial

Biology and Health Science Department

Course Attributes:
Inquiry and Exploration

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     

Undergraduate level BIO 102 Minimum Grade of C-