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BIOL 5270 Neurobiology of Disease (Fall: 3 )

Course Description

This course will delve into the effects of neurological and neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and Multiple Sclerosis, on human behavior and CNS physiology and anatomy. The course will draw on current primary and review literature for background readings as well as Web conferencing to connect personally with the authors who have performed and published the cutting edge research. This will allow the students a deeper understanding of the particular disease, as well as the process of scientific research and current laboratory techniques available to study the molecular and cellular underpinnings of these diseases.

Instructor(s): Joseph Burdo

Prerequisites: BIOL4810. BIOL4810.

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17