Apr 19, 2019  
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 
Rensselaer Catalog 2017-2018 [Archived Catalog]

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BIOL 4100 - From Neuron to Behavior

A detailed survey of important topics in the neurosciences. Some of the topics to be covered in this class are: basic mechanisms of neural signaling (neurophysiology, synaptic transmission, and molecular signaling); understanding of sensation/movement and in particular how it relates to neuroanatomy; neurodevelopment and how the mature brain can change (plasticity); complex brainfunctions and neurological disease. May be used to fulfill the Culminating Experience requirement in Biology.Taught together with BIOL 6100.  Although there is extra work associated with the 6100 course, both courses may not be taken for credit.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: BIOL 1010, BIOL 2120 or permission of the instructor. 

When Offered: Spring term annually.

Cross Listed: BIOL 6100.

Credit Hours: 4

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