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NEUROSCIENCE 500 (2009)


 


Neuroscience 500 Course Information
Fall 2009 Schedule

 

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Lecture

Description

Date

1.

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

Sep. 9

 

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

2.

Resting potential - Raymond

Sep. 11

3.

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

Sep. 14

4. Action potential II: Conduction and cable properties - Seamans & Murphy Sep. 16

----> NSERC, CGSM-CIHR and UGF applications
including all supporting documentation
must be received in the Neuroscience office
by
Thursday, September 17, 2009.

5.

Molecular biology of voltage- and ligand-gated ion channels - Raymond & Craig

Sep. 18

6.

Ca++ channels - Snutch

Sep. 21

7.

K+ channels - MacVicar

Sep. 23

8.

Problem Set Workshop - Raymond

Sep. 25

9.

Review I - Raymond & MacVicar

Sep. 28

 

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

10.

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

Sep. 30

11.

Neurochemistry II: amine synthesis and degradation - Vincent

Oct. 2

12.

Cell biology of the neuron - Craig

Oct. 5

13.

Synaptic transmission I - Murphy

Oct. 7

14.

Synaptic transmission II:
molecular properties of transmitter release
- Murphy

Oct. 9

15.

Ligand-gated ion channels I - Craig
CIHR Project Approval Due

Oct. 14

16.

Ligand-gated ion channels II - Craig

Oct. 16

Society for Neuroscience
Annual Meeting 2009 in Chicago

Oct.17-21

17.

Student Presentations & Review - Murphy & Craig

Oct. 23

Midterm Exam - Modules 1 & 2
Oct. 26

Second messengers and gene expression - Module 3
Directors: Weihong Song & Jun-Feng Wang

18.

Second messengers I: cAMP - Vincent

Oct. 28

19.

Second messengers III: Ca++ and IP3 - MacVicar

Oct. 30

20.

Second messengers II: cGMP and Nitric Oxide - Vincent Nov. 2
21. Protein Kinases and phosphatases - J.-F. Wang
CIHR Summary Due

Nov. 4

22.

Non-selective cation channels - MacVicar

Nov. 6

23. Receptor regulation - Y.-T. Wang & S. Vincent Nov. 9

24.

Genetic resources and approaches - Holt & Pavlidis

Nov. 13

25.

Control of neural gene expression - Song

Nov. 16

26.

Student Presentations - J.-F. Wang & W. Song

Nov. 18

 

Development - Module 4
Director: Tim O’Connor

27.

Nervous System Induction - O'Connor

Nov. 20

28.

Proliferation and migration - Roskams

Nov. 23

29.

Process Outgrowth - O'Connor

Nov. 25

30.

Synaptogenesis - Haas

Nov. 27

31.

Cell Death - Bamji

Nov. 30

32.

Circuit Formation & Review - O'Connor

Dec. 2

33.

Student Presentations - O'Connor
CIHR Grant Assignment Due 8:30 am Dec. 4

Dec. 4

 

FINAL EXAM - Modules 3 & 4

Dec. 11



 

 

 

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