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Integrative Neuroscience - NEUR3004

This second semester unit is designed to introduce students to "cutting edge" issues in the neurosciences and to be taken in conjunction with NEUR3003. This course is a combination of small group lectures on current issues in neuroscience, seminar groups and a research-based library project. Seminars will be held on topics including imaging pain, emotions, cortical development and plasticity, colour vision, stroke and hypertension, and long-term regulation of blood pressure.

Classes
One 1-hour lecture, one 2-hour tutorial per week.

Assessment
Mid-semester exam, Final exam, 3 short in-semester assessments/reports, Tutorial participation, attendance and at participation in assessment of Advanced student presentations (100%).

Textbooks
Kandell, Schwartz and Jessell. Principles of Neural Science. 4th edition.

Additional information
BMedSc degree students: You must have successfully completed BMED2401 and an additional 12cp from BMED240X before enrolling in this unit.

Assumed knowledge
Students who have not successfully completed an introductory neuroscience course are advised to familarise themselves with the content in Bear, Connors and Paradiso "Exploring the Brain".

Pre-requisites

(BMED2401 and 12 additional credit points of BMED240X) OR (18 credit points of ANAT2XXX and/or HSTO2XXX and/or BCHEM2XXX and/or BIOL2XXX and/or CHEM2XXX and/or COMP2XXX and/or INFO2XXX and/or MATH2XXX and/or MICR2XXX and/or MBLG2XXX and/or PHSI2XXX and/or PSYC2XXX and/or STAT2XXX).

Prohibitions

NEUR3904

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Physiology
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: A/Prof Kevin Keay, Dr Catherine Leamey
HECS Band: 2
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