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Neuroscience 501
Course Information 2014

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Module 1:  Sensory Systems - Module Director: Nick Swindale

 1.

Introduction & Coordination - Tim O'Conner
Principles of sensory coding - Nick Swindale
Phototransduction (9:30am) -
Orson Moritz

Jan. 6 2014

 2.

Retina - Nick Swindale

Jan. 8 2014

 3.

Visual cortex - Nick Swindale

Jan. 10 2014

 4.

Audition - Navid Shanaz

Jan. 13 2014

 5.

Chemical Senses - Mike Gordon

Jan. 15 2014

 7.

Pain I - Matt Ramer

Jan. 17 2014

 7.

Pain II - Matt Ramer

Jan. 20 2014

 8.

Student presentations - Nick Swindale
Critique assignment due

Jan. 22 2014

 9.

Review of topics - Nick Swindale

Jan. 24 2014

 

Module 2:  Motor Systems - Module Director: Doris Doudet

 10.

Neurogenetics - Matt Farrer

Jan. 27 2014

 11.

Techniques to study the nervous system - Doris Doudet

Visuo-motor - Miriam Spering

Jan. 29 2014

 12.

Cerebellum - Martin McKeown

Jan. 31 2014

 13.

Spine - John Steeves

Feb. 3 2014

 14.

Basal ganglia - Doris Doudet
CIHR approval due

Feb. 5 2014

 15.

Cortex - Angela Auriat

Feb. 7 2014

 

Family Day - no class

Feb. 10 2014

 16.

Movement Disorders: Clinical aspects
Silke Cresswell

Feb. 12 2014

 17.

Student presentations and
Module review - Doris Doudet

Feb. 14 2014

 

Feb 17 21:
MID TERM BREAK

 

 18.

Midterm Exam, Module 1 and 2
CBH- Lecture hall (9-11 am)

Feb. 26 2014

 

Module 3:  Learning, Memory -
Module Directors:
Jeremy Seamans and Yu Tian Wang

 19.

Neurobiology of Dementia - Weihong Song

Feb. 28 2014

 20.

LTP, synaptic plasticity and memory I -
Jeremy Seamans

Mar. 3 2014

 21.

LTP, synaptic plasticity and memory II -
Jeremy Seamans
CIHR 1 page summary due

Mar. 5 2014

 22.

Model systems and memory -
Cathy Rankin

Mar. 7 2014

 23.

Multiple memory systems - Stan Floresco

Mar. 10 2014

 24.

Hippocampal codes and oscillations -
James Hyman

Mar. 12 2014

 25.

Working memory and executive function: the role of the prefrontal cortex -
Jeremy Seamans

Mar. 14 2014

 26.

Student Presentations
Paper critique due

Mar. 17 2014

 27.

Review -
Jeremy Seamans

Mar. 19 2014

 

Module 4:  Disorders of Cognition, Communication and Emotion -
Module Director:
Victor Viau

 28.

Neurobiology of Schizophrenia - William Honer

Mar. 21 2014

 29.

Neurobiology of Addiction - Stan Floresco

Mar. 24 2014

 30.

Neuroplasticity, Hormones and Depression - Liisa Galea

Mar. 26 2014

 31.

Frontal lobe and executive function -
Adele Diamond

Mar. 28 2014

 32.

Mood Disorders - David Bond

Mar. 31 2014

 33.

Neuroendocrinology & Stress - Victor Viau

Apr. 2 2014

 34.

Student Presentations & Review -
Victor Viau
Paper critique due

Apr. 4 2014

CIHR Grant Assignment due on April 7, 2014, 12:00 pm
at NRSC office, Detwiller Pavilion

Final Exam (Modules 3 and 4):
FRIDAY, APRIL 14, 2014, 8:30-10:30 AM, CBH Lecture hall

 


 

 

 

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