May 30, 2024  
Rensselaer Catalog 2023-2024 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2023-2024
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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. Taught together with BIOL 6100.

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

When Offered: Fall term annually.

Co-Listed: BIOL 6100  . Although there is extra work associated with the 6100-course, students cannot take both BIOL 4100 and BIOL 6100 for credit.

Credit Hours: 4



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