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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Biological Sciences (BISC)
BISC
3320
Human Neurobiology
Human Neurobiology
Fall 2017
3
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Lecture
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BISC 1115 and 1125; and BISC 1116 and BISC 1126; and BISC 2202 or BISC 3261
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Introduction to the function of the human nervous system, gross and microscopic structure, and neurophysiology of the brain, spinal cord, and nerves; alterations caused by disease or injury.
 Know the organization and specialization of the central nervous system  Understand the cell linage and functions of neural cell, neurons and glia  Understand the molecular basis for cell-cell communication and neurotransmission  Understand how neurons transmit signals; know how these signals are put together and how out of this integration higher functions emerged such as learning and memory.  Understand how channels and transporters operate in neurons and how they contribute to generation and propagation of action potential.  Know structure / function of central and peripheral synapses and how synapses regulate neurotransmission.  Understand the genetic predispositions of neurological disorders  Become familiar with essential neuroscience methods and tools such as the patch clamping and fluorescent optical imaging.
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