Neurobiology

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2015
Subject Name: 
Biology
Course Number: 
572
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
Biology of nerve cells and cellular interactions in nervous systems. Lectures integrate structural, functional, molecular, and developmental approaches. Topics include neuronal anatomy and physiology, neural induction and pattern formation, development of neuronal connections, membrane potentials and neuronal signals, synapses, sensory systems, control of movement, systems neuroscience and neural plasticity. Prerequisites: Biology/Biochemistry 285 or both Psychology 330 and intro biology. With Biology 494LI, this course satisfies the Integrative Experience requirement for BS-Biol majors.
Comments: 
This class is open to Psychology and Biology majors only
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
33996

Course Sections

Neurobiology
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 3.0 Gerald Downes M W 2:30PM 3:45PM