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BIO 422 Neurobiology

Faculty: Weissman
Content: The biology of the nervous systems of vertebrates and invertebrates, with emphasis on cellular and molecular approaches. Electrical signaling in excitable cells, the physiology and biochemistry of synaptic transmission, neuropharmacology. The biological bases of learning, memory, and some neurological disorders. Sensory systems and neuronal development. Laboratory focus on student-designed projects. Lecture and laboratory.
Prerequisites: BIO 151 and BIO 200 or BIO 361. CHEM 120. PHYS 142 recommended.
Restrictions: Sophomore standing required.
Usually offered: Alternate Years, spring semester.
Semester credits: 5.