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NEUR 310 Cellular Neurobiology (3 credits)

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Offered by: Neurology and Neurosurgery (Faculty of Medicine)

Administered by: Faculty of Science

Overview

Neurology and Neurosurgery : A survey of the functional organization of nerve cells, signalling in the nervous system, and principles of neural development. Topics include cell polarity, neurotransmitters, neurotrophins, receptors and second messengers, cell lineage, guidance of axon outgrowth, and nerve regeneration. Emphasis will be placed on analysis of neurons at the molecular level.

Terms: Winter 2011

Instructors: Jean-Francois Cloutier, David S Ragsdale, Edward Ruthazer (Winter)

  • Winter
  • 2 lectures each week
  • Prerequisites or Corequisites: BIOL 201, or PHGY 209, or PHGY 210; and one of ANAT 321, ANAT 322, BIOL 306, PHGY 311.