Course Descriptions

01:146:447 ADVANCED NEUROBIOLOGY II

 

This course is intended for advanced undergraduates with a solid background in both the fundamentals of cell biology and neuroscience


Offered

Spring

Credits

3

Prerequisites

Fundamentals of Neurobiology 01:146:245 and Fundamentals of Cell and Developmental Biology 01:146:270

Course Description

This course focuses on development and function of the nervous with an emphasis on diseases and disorders. It has 4 modules, which will be taught by two Professors: 1) neurodevelopment, demyelination, tumors and viral infections; 2) neurological disorders/diseases 3) injury to the spinal cord and brain and repair 4) clinical trials and future of spinal cord and brain trauma. 

The course will be taught in person Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:00-3:20 pm in Spring 2023 in SEC 118

Course Syllabus

Syllabus Spring 2023

Course URL

Canvas site will be set up

 Course Satisfies Learning Goals

Master factual and conceptual knowledge in cell biology and neuroscience that will provide a solid foundation for success in advanced training and professional careers.  

Develop an ability to summarize, integrate and organize information.

Use scientific reasoning to evaluate the potential for current research and new discoveries to improve our understanding of cell biology and neuroscience and its relevance to human health and to our society.

Exams, Assignments, and Grading Policy

Exams and Grading:

Each of 3 modular exam=24% of the grade each and the final exam =28%. Exams consist of multiple choice, T/F, Time is devoted to review before each exam.

Course Materials

Lecture notes: PowerPoint will be posted on Canvas before lecture

No required text. Suggested reference texts:

MOLECULAR CELL BIOLOGY, by Lodish, 8th Edition, WH Freeman. ISBN- 13:978-1-319-04387-2). 

Course Closed?

If this course is closed, please contact the Course Coordinator Dr. Martin Grumet, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  If you have any questions, please contact the Division of Life Sciences -Office of Undergraduate Instruction at 848-445-2075 or visit our office at Nelson Biological Laboratories B112, Busch Campus.

Faculty

Course Coordinator and Instructor: Dr. Martin Grumet
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Instructor: Dr. Wise Young
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

________________________________________


** All information is subject to change at the discretion of the course coordinator.