MCDB 402 - Molecular Biology of Pain and Sensation
Section: 001
Term: WN 2009
Subject: Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology (MCDB)
Department: LSA Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
Requirements & Distribution:
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Enforced Prerequisites:
BIOLOGY 222 or MCDB 422.
Advisory Prerequisites:
BIOLOGY 305; BIOLOGY/MCDB 310 or 311 or BIOLCHEM 415 or CHEM 451; MCDB 423.
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May not be repeated for credit.
Rackham Information:
Rackham credit requires additional work.
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The course will examine how pain and sensory stimuli such as odors, touch, and temperature are transformed into a cellular response. The course will be divided between lectures and group discussions. Most assigned readings will be from primary research articles. No textbook will be required, but several books will be placed on reserve in the library to serve as reference resources.

Grades will be based on quizzes, participation during discussions, exams, and written assignments.

This course is intended for students pursuing a concentration in Neuroscience or Cellular and Molecular Biology. It serves as a Group BI elective for Neuroscience concentrators.

Several lectures of background introduction will be from: Neuroscience: Exploring the Brain, Mark F. Bear, et al.

More advanced material can be found in: Principles of Neural Science, Eric Kandel.

MCDB 402 - Molecular Biology of Pain and Sensation
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001 (LEC)
WF 1:00PM - 2:30PM
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