MCDB 421 - Topics in Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology
Section: 001 Sensory Circuits and Diseases
Term: FA 2017
Subject: Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology (MCDB)
Department: LSA Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
Requirements & Distribution:
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of department.
Advisory Prerequisites:
BIOLOGY 225 and PSYCH 230 or NEUROSCI 601.
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May be elected twice for credit. May be elected more than once in the same term.
Rackham Information:
Rackham credit requires additional work.
Primary Instructor:

How does the brain gather information through the skin, eyes, ear and other sensory organs? Sensory systems not only interpret physical and chemical stimuli such as touch, light, sound and odor, but they also provide input to our emotional brain either consciously or unconsciously. The overall goal of this course is to provide a comprehensive overview of the neural mechanisms underlying touch, temperature sensation, vision, audition, olfaction, and taste. The course will also discuss basic and clinical issues related to a variety of neurological disease in sensory systems, such as chronic pain and itch. This course is intended for students who elect a major in Neuroscience, and also for individuals who want to understand some of the most fascinating wonders in biology.

MCDB 421 - Topics in Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
TuTh 4:00PM - 5:30PM
002 (LEC)
WF 4:00PM - 5:30PM
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