College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Courses and Syllabi

For course syllabi from before 2011, please see our syllabus archive.

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300-Level Courses in NEUR

NEUR 327: Cellular, Neurophysiological, and Pharmacological Neuroscience (3 Credits)

Basic concepts of cellular and molecular level neuroscience, including neuronal functions, cellular anatomy and membrane functions, electrical properties of neurons, and cellular basis of plasticity. Read More »

1 Section Currently Scheduled

NEUR 335: Molecular, Developmental, and Systems Neuroscience (3 Credits)

In-depth survey of genetic and embryological development of the brain and introduction to systems neuroscience, including sections on patterning gene expression, generation and migration of neurons, axonal and dendritic outgrowth, and basic neuroanatomy. Read More »

2 Sections Currently Scheduled

400-Level Courses in NEUR

NEUR 405: RS: Laboratory Methods in Behavioral Neuroscience (3 Credits)

Introduction to experimental methods used in behavioral neuroscience research. Laboratory work includes surgical, histological and behavioral techniques. Proper use and handling of animals, ethical issues, evaluation of neuroscience literature, experimental design and data analysis are addressed. This requires working with laboratory rodents. Designated as a research and scholarship intensive course. Read More »

1 Section Currently Scheduled

NEUR 461: Special Topics in Neuroscience (1 Credits)

Selected topics reflecting in specialized areas of neuroscience. Read More »

4 Sections Currently Scheduled »


600-Level Courses in NEUR

NEUR 603: Mammalian Neurobiology (3 Credits)

Functional anatomy of the brains of mammals, with emphasis on regional and systems neuroanatomy of humans. Anatomy is correlated with material from clinical neurology where possible. Laboratory component includes brain dissections and clinical correlations. Read More »

2 Sections Currently Scheduled

700-Level Courses in NEUR

NEUR 701: Neurophysiology Laboratory (3 Credits)

Hands-on training in current techniques of modern neurophysiology. Acquaints students with the theoretical basis of each technique and trains the student in the laboratory skills necessary to perform each technique. Includes intracellular and extracellular recording techniques. Read More »

1 Section Currently Scheduled

NEUR 703: Laboratory Rotation and Readings (3 Credits)

Intensive introduction to a research laboratory in neuroscience. The student will read background material pertinent to the problem under study, learn and practice research methods of the laboratory, and formulate a short final project, which may be a proposal or an actual project, demonstrating some mastery of the techniques and approaches employed. Read More »

1 Section Currently Scheduled

NEUR 734: Computational Neurobiology (3 Credits)

Intense review of neurobiology for graduate students interested in studying how nerve cells integrate and transmit signals, and how behavior emerges from integrated actions of populations or circuits of nerve cells. Covers electrical and biochemical properties of single neurons, and electrical and chemical communication between neurons. Emphasizes mathematical descriptions and computational techniques to study and understand neurons and networks of neurons. Read More »

1 Section Currently Scheduled

  • Section 001 — Avrama Kim Blackwell — 09:00 AM to 11:45 AM F — Krasnow Institute 229

900-Level Courses in NEUR

NEUR 998: Dissertation Proposal (1 Credits)

Covers development of a research proposal under guidance of dissertation director and doctoral committee. Proposal forms the basis for the doctoral dissertation. Read More »

1 Section Currently Scheduled

NEUR 999: Doctoral Dissertation (1 Credits)

Doctoral research performed under the direction of the dissertation director. Read More »

1 Section Currently Scheduled