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BIOL 4590 Introduction to Neuroscience (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

An introduction to basic neuroanatomy and cellular neurobiology as well as a more detailed description of the electrophysiological properties of neural cells and the specialized communication that takes place between them. We will discuss how memories arise and are stored in the healthy brain and what goes wrong in some pathological conditions like Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson's Disease.

Instructor(s): Joseph Burdo

Prerequisites: BIOL3040.

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Comments: Course cannot be applied to the biology major if student has already taken Behavioral Neuroscience (PSYC2285)

Last Updated: 01-Sep-17