2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Sep 27, 2022  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NSC 311 - Neurons & Networks

1 course unit
An exploration of the molecular and cellular foundations of nervous system function.  Topics discussed will include the ionic and electrical properties of neurons; the biochemistry of synaptic signaling; structure and function of ion channels and neurotransmitter receptors; neuronal and synaptic plasticity; and the functional regulation of basic neuronal circuits.  Research methods of cellular and molecular neuroscience will be introduced through class discussions, relevant primary literature, and laboratory investigations. Three class hours and three laboratory hours per week.
Prerequisite(s): BIO 152 Principles of Biology III: Molecules & Cells .



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