MCDB 401 - Advanced Topics in Biology
Section: 002 Developmental Neurobiology
Term: WN 2009
Subject: Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology (MCDB)
Department: LSA Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
Requirements & Distribution:
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Advisory Prerequisites:
CMB senior concentrators or Graduate standing. Prerequisites will be set by the instructor as appropriate for each section.
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit(s).
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This course will focus in detail upon cellular processes that underlie the development of the brain and nervous system. Topics covered include neuronal differentiation and brain patterning, the formation and refinement of neuronal circuits, and neuronal degeneration and repair. The objectives of the course are to cover key topics in developmental neurobiology with a focus on scientific methodologies, and to develop skills in reading and evaluating the primary literature in scientific journals.

The course is designed for upper level Neuroscience concentration majors, as well as upper level students in CMB and related biology programs. Class will consist of a combination of lectures and discussion of papers, and evaluations will be based upon exams, homework, quizzes, and participation in discussion.

MCDB 401 - Advanced Topics in Biology
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001 (LEC)
TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
002 (LEC)
TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
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