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Laboratory in Neurophysiology
BIOL 247
Fall 2016 not offered
Crosslisting: NS&B 247

The course is designed to teach techniques and offer independent research experience. Students study living nervous systems and measure the electrical signals at the heart of nervous system function. In part one, experiments include intracellular recordings of rest and action potentials, synaptic transmission, sensory coding and integration in simple nervous systems. Students learn surgical and electrophysiological recording techniques working with invertebrate and cold-blooded vertebrate animals including crayfish, mollusks (Aplysia), leeches, fish, and amphibians. In part two of the course, students use these techniques in novel, independent research projects.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: NSM BIOL
Course Format: Laboratory CourseGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: ([NS&B213 or BIOL213 or PSYC240] AND [BIOL182 or MB&B182])
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None

Last Updated on DEC-04-2016
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