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Experimental Neurobiology

Course Code: NEUR 1600

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Intensive laboratory experience in neuroscience appropriate for students with basic background in Neurobiology. Learn and employ the classical neurophysiological techniques of extracellular recording, intracellular recording and receptive field mapping using a variety of animal species. Experiments will include recording of sensory signals in the cockroach leg; frog sciatic nerve and sciatic nerve/muscle preparation; intracellular recording of neurons in Aplysia; receptive field mapping in frog skin; and visual field mapping in the frog tectum. Labs are supplemented by informal lectures. Prerequisites: NEUR 0010, 1020, and PHYS 0030; or equivalent. Instructor permission required; enrollment limited to 18.

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