Course Description for Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience
Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience
Prerequisite: PCB 3023C. The course is an overview of structure-function relationships in the nervous system at the molecular level. Topics include development of neurons, neuron-specific gene expression, mechanisms of neuronal plasticity in learning and memory, synaptic release, molecular biology of neurological disorders, and molecular neurophramacology. Written and oral presentations are assigned to enhance students' communication skills.