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Neuroscience 501
Course Information 2013

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Module 1:  Sensory Systems - Module Director: Nick Swindale

 1.

Introduction (8:30am) - Steve Vincent
Principles of sensation - Nick Swindale
Phototransduction (9:30am) -
Orson Moritz

Jan. 4 2013

 2.

Retina - Nick Swindale

Jan. 7 2013

 3.

Visual cortex - Nick Swindale

Jan. 9 2013

 4.

Audition - Navid Shanaz

Jan. 11 2013

 5.

Chemical Senses - Mike Gordon

Jan. 14 2013

 6.

Somatic Sensory System - Brian Cairns

Jan. 16 2013

 7.

Pain - Brian Cairns

Jan. 18 2013

 8.

Student presentations - Nick Swindale

Jan. 21 2013

 9.

Review & wrap-up - Nick Swindale

Jan. 23 2013

 

Module 2:  Motor Systems - Module Director: Doris Doudet

 10.

Neurogenetics - Matt Farrer

Jan. 25 2013

 11.

Spine - John Steeves

Jan. 28 2013

 12.

Cerebellum - Martin McKeown

Jan. 30 2013

 13.

Cortex - Angela Auriat

Feb. 1 2013

 14.

Basal ganglia - Doris Doudet
CIHR approval due

Feb. 4 2013

 15.

Movement Disorders: Clinical aspects
Silke Cresswell

Feb. 6 2013

 16.

Techniques to study the nervous system -
Thomas Harrison

Feb. 8 2013

 17.

Student presentations and
Module review - Doris Doudet

Feb. 13 2013

 18.

Midterm Exam, Module 1 and 2

Feb. 15 2013

 

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

 19.

Neurobiology of Dementia - Weihong Song

Feb. 25 2013

 20.

LTP, synaptic plasticity and memory I -
Yu Tian Wang

Feb. 27 2013

 21.

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

Mar. 1 2013

 22.

Model systems and memory -
Cathy Rankin

Mar. 4 2013

 23.

Multiple memory systems - Stan Floresco

Mar. 6 2013

 24.

Memory mechanisms in the basal ganglia - Liya Ma

Mar. 8 2013

 25.

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

Mar. 11 2013

 26.

Student Presentations
Paper critique due

Mar. 13 2013

 27.

Review -
Jeremy Seamans

Mar. 15 2013

 

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

 28.

Neurobiology of Schizophrenia - Bill Honer

Mar. 18 2013

 29.

Neurobiology of Addiction - Stan Floresco

Mar. 20 2013

 30.

Neuroplasticity, Hormones and Depression - Liisa Galea

Mar. 22 2013

 31.

Frontal lobe and executive function -
Adele Diamond

Mar. 25 2013

 32.

Mood Disorders - David Bond

Mar. 27 2013

 33.

Neuroendocrinology & Stress - Victor Viau

Apr. 3 2013

 34.

Student Presentations & Review -
Victor Viau
Paper critique due

Apr. 5 2013

CIHR Grant Assignment due on April 8, 2013

Final Exam (Modules 3 and 4):
FRIDAY, APRIL 12, 2013, 8:30-10:30 AM, Room 2N A/B

 


 

 

 

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