Experimental Neurobiology

NEUR 1600 S01 [CRN: 24733]

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. Instruction on and practice of effective science writing is another component to this course. Labs are supplemented by informal lectures. Enrollment limited to 18. Please request override through [email protected] Overrides will not be given until after the first course meeting.
Term
Spring 2020
Credit Hours
1
Maximum Enrollment
18
Course Attributes
Writing - Designated Courses
Primary Instructor
Meetings
13:00 - 17:50 Wed - from Jan 22, 2020 to May 15, 2020
Exam Group Code
06