HST.131 | Fall 2005 | Graduate

Introduction to Neuroscience


1 Ion Channels Permeation - Prof. David P. Corey

Neurocytology: Neurons - Prof. Elio Raviola

2 Ion Channel Gating - Prof. David Corey

Neurocytology Synapses - Prof. Elio Raviola

3 Action Potentials and Axonal Conduction - Prof. David P. Corey Problem set 1 due
4 Synaptic Overview and Neuromuscular Junct - Prof. Thomas L. Schwarz

Diseases of Nerve Conduction - Prof. Alfred W. Sandrock, Jr.

5 Mechanisms of Transmitter Release - Prof. Thomas L. Schwarz

Synaptic Transmissions: CNS Receptors - Prof. Thomas L. Schwarz

6 Ion Channel Disease - Prof. Robert H. Brown Problem set 2 due
7 G-Protein Linked Receptors - Prof. Thomas L. Schwarz Problem set 3 due
8 Synaptic Integration - Prof. Rachel Wilson

Synaptic Plasticity and LTP - Prof. Chinfei Chen

9 Epilepsy - Prof. Elizabeth Anne Thiele

Psychopharmacology - Prof. Timothy Turner

Exam I

10 Overview, Meninges - Prof. Matthew P. Frosch

Lab: Spinal Cord

11 Peripheral Nerves and Cranial Nerves - Prof. Matthew P. Frosch

Lab: Brainstem I

12 Cranial Nerve Nuclei - Prof. Matthew P. Frosch

Lab: Brainstem II

13 Brainstem Tracts and Review - Prof. Matthew P. Frosch

Lab: Brainstem III

14 Cerebellum - Prof. Matthew P. Frosch

Lab: Cerebellum

15 Thalamus and Hypothalamus - Prof. Matthew P. Frosch

Lab: Horizontal Plane Brain Cutting

16 Basal Ganglia - Prof. Matthew P. Frosch

Lab: Coronal Plane Brain Cutting

17 Cerebral Cortex - Prof. Matthew P. Frosch

Limbic System (I) - Prof. Matthew P. Frosch

18 New Approaches to Brain Imaging - Prof. Bruce Robert Rosen

Lab: Cerebral Cortex

19 Limbic System II and Diffuse Projecting System - Prof. Matthew P. Frosch

Lab: Limbic System

20 Vasculature - Prof. Matthew P. Frosch

Lab: Vasculature

Exam II

21 Light Detection by Retina - Prof. Richard H. Masland

Olfaction - Prof. Rachel Wilson

22 Primary Visual Coding - Prof. Richard H. Masland

Retinal Disease - Prof. Joseph Rizzo

23 Visual Processing in the Cortex - John A. Assad

Higher Visual Processing - John A. Assad

24 Somatic Sensation - Prof. David P. Corey

Pain - Prof. Emery Neal Brown

25 Hair Cells of the Inner Ear - Prof. David P. Corey

Auditory Coding - Prof. David P. Corey

26 Vestibular System/VOR - Prof. David P. Corey

Motor I: Muscles, Nerves, Spinal Cord - Prof. Emad Eskandar

27 Motor II: Brainstem and Cortex - John A. Assad

Motor III: Cerebellum - John A. Assad

28 Motor IV: Basal Ganglia - Prof. Emad Eskandar

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis - Prof. Robert H. Brown, Jr.

29 Parkinson Disease - Prof. Martin A. Samuels

Practical - The Neurological Exam - Prof. Martin A. Samuels

Exam III

30 Neural Cell Fates - Lisa V. Goodrich

Cell Migration and Cortical Malformations - Prof. Christopher A. Walsh

31 Axon Guidance and Myelination - Lisa V. Goodrich

Survival and Apoptosis - Prof. Rosalind A. Segal

32 Synapse Formation: Presynaptic - Prof. Joshua Sanes

Synapse Formation: Postsynaptic - Prof. Joshua Sanes

33 Activity-Dependent Development - Prof. Carla J. Shatz

Critical Periods - Prof. Carla J. Shatz

34 Spinal Cord Injury - Prof. Zhigang He

Birdsong: A Model for Speech - Prof. Richard Mooney

35 Excitotoxicity and Stroke - Prof. Frances E. Jensen

Neural Precursors - Prof. Jeffrey D. Macklis

36 Memory - Prof. Andrew E. Budson

Alzheimer Disease - Prof. Bradley T. Hyman

37 Fear - Prof. Steven E. Hyman

Addiction - Prof. Steven E. Hyman

Final Exam

Course Info

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