Course Code: NEUR 1600 CRN: 60045
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.