BIOS S-50 Neurobiology

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7-week session | CRN 32375

This course is an introduction to the organization and function of the nervous system. Topics to be covered include cell biology of neurons, neurotransmitters, electrical signaling, sensory and motor systems, developmental neurobiology, simple circuits, learning, and behavior. We also discuss the molecular basis of neurodegenerative disease and mental illness.

Course information
Class meetings

On campus
Mondays, Wednesdays, 3:15-6:15 pm
Science Center Hall C

Required sections to be arranged.

Start date

Monday, June 19


4 credits

Course tuition


Enrollment status

  • Registration Closed
  • Prerequisites

    Introductory biology course or permission of instructor.


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    Ryan W. Draft, PhD.

    Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies, Neurobiology and Lecturer on Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University

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