Introduction to Neuroscience I

Course Number: 
NSCI 3101
Semesters Offered: 
Fall

This course serves as an introduction to the basic principles of cellular and molecular neurobiology and nervous systems. The main topics include: Organization of simple networks, neural systems and behavior; how the brain develops and the physiology and communication of neurons and glia; the molecular and genetic basis of cell organization; ion channel structure and function; the molecular basis of synaptic receptors; transduction mechanisms and second messengers; intracellular regulation of calcium; neurotransmitter systems, including excitation and inhibition, neuromodulation, system regulation and the cellular basis of learning, memory and cognition. The course is intended for students majoring in neuroscience but is open to all students with the required prerequisites.

NSCI 3101

NSCI 3101

NSCI 3101

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