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Cellular and Developmental Neuroscience - NEUR3003

This second semester unit is designed to introduce students to "cutting edge" issues in the neurosciences. This course is a combination of small lectures on current issues in cellular and developmental neuroscience and a research-based library project. Issues covered in the lecture series will include the role of glial on cerebral blood flow and neural transmission, neurochemistry and psychiatric disorders, neurodegeneration and the development of central and peripheral nervous systems.

Classes
Three 1-hour lectures plus one 1-hour tutorial per week.

Assessment
Final exam. Mid-semester exam, Major essay/report, attendance and particpation in assessment of Advanced student presentations (100%).

Textbooks
Kandel, Schwartz, Jessel, Sigelbaum, Hudspeth. Principles of Neural Science. 5th Ed, Elsevier, NY, 2013

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

ANAT2X10 or BMED2402 or BMED2403 or BMED2406 or MEDS2001 or PHSI2X05 or PHSI2X07

Prohibitions

NEUR3903

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Physiology
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
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. Catherine Leamey and A/Prof. Kevin Keay
HECS Band: 2
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