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NEUROSCIENCE 500 (2006)



Neuroscience 500 Course Information
Fall 2006 Schedule

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Lecture

Description

Date

1.

Introduction to Course - Vincent / Introduction to the molecules that make up the brain - Murphy

Sep. 6

 

Biophysics of ion channels - Module 1 Directors: Lynn Raymond &
Brian MacVicar

 

2.

Resting potential - Raymond

Sep. 8

3.

Action potential I: Na+ and K+ conductances - Reiner

Sep. 11

4.

Molecular biology of ion channels - El-Husseini & Raymond

Sep. 13

5.

Action potential II: Conduction and cable properties - Raymond & Murphy

Sep. 15

6.

K+ channels - MacVicar

Sep. 18

7.

Problem Set Workshop - Raymond

Sep. 20

8.

Ca++ channels - Snutch

Sep. 22

9.

Review I - Raymond/ MacVicar

Sep. 25

 

Synaptic transmission, ligand-gated ion channels - Module 2 Directors:
Tim Murphy & Ann Marie Craig

NSERC, CGSM-CIHR and UGF applications including all supporting documentation must be received in the Neuroscience office by Monday, September 22, 2006.

10.

Neurochemistry I: amino acid and peptide synthesis and degradation - Murphy

Sep. 27

11.

Neurochemistry II: amine synthesis and degradation - Vincent

Sep. 29

12.

Cell biology of the Neuron - El-Husseini

Oct. 2

13.

Synaptic transmission I - Murphy

Oct. 4

14.

Synaptic transmission II: molecular properties of transmitter release - Murphy

Oct. 6

15.

Ligand-gated ion channels I: - Craig

Oct. 11

Break for SFN

16.

Ligand-gated ion channels II:  - Craig

Oct. 20

17.

Student Presentations- Murphy/Craig
Signed CIHR Abstract Due

Oct. 23

18.

Student Presentations & Review II- Murphy/Craig

Oct. 25

19. Midterm Exam – Modules 1 & 2
Oct. 30

Second messengers and gene expression - Module 3 Directors:
Alaa El-Husseini & Weihong Song

 

20.

Second messengers I: cAMP - Vincent

Nov. 1

21.

Second messengers II: cGMP and Nitric Oxide - Vincent

Nov. 3

22.

Second messengers III: Ca++ and IP3 - MacVicar

Nov. 6

23. Non-selective cation channels - MacVicar Nov. 8

24.

Protein Kinases and Phosphatases - El-Husseini
CIHR Summary Due

Nov. 10

25.

Receptor regulation-Wang & Vincent

Nov. 15

26.

Control of neural gene expression - Song

Nov. 17

27.

Genetic resources and approaches - Song

Nov. 20

28.

Student Presentations

Nov. 22

29.

Student Presentations & Review III- El-Husseini/Song

Nov. 24

 

 

 

Development - Module 4 Directors: Tim O’Connor & Kurt Haas 

 

30.

Induction and axis formation - O'Connor

Nov. 27

31.

Proliferation and migration. - Roskams

Nov. 29

32.

Pathfinding and target selection. - O'Connor

Dec. 1

33.

Synaptogenesis - Haas

Dec. 4

34.

Cell death in the nervous system - Tetzlaff

Dec. 6

35.

Adult stem cells- Roskams

CIHR Grant Assignment Due 8:30 am Dec. 5

Dec. 8

36.

Student Presentations - O'Connor

Dec. 11

37.

Student Presentations - Haas
 

Dec. 13

 

 

 

 38.

FINAL EXAM – Modules 3 &4

Dec. 18



 

 

 

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