BIOL
G4013
Advanced Seminar in Neurobiology
Semester: 
Fall 2015
Section Number: 
001
Days of the Week: 
Wednesdays
Time: 
4:10pm - 6:00pm
Location: 
900 Sherman Fairchild Life Sciences Building
Number of Credits: 
3
Course Description: 

Prerequisites: one year of introductory biology and W3004/W4004 "Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology" (or equivalent). Students will read and discuss classical as well as contemporary research papers on membrane excitability, ion channels and transporters, synaptic transmission and plasticity, and sensory receptors. Focus will be on intellectual creativity, conceptual breakthroughs and technical advances. A key goal of this course is to help students become a critical reader and thinker. Graduate students in all disciplines are welcome.  Advanced undergraduate students can enroll with the instructor’s permission.

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