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NRSC 501

Module Three







Also see: Papers for Module 3 Critique, Excel file.
 


Lecture Notes:

Feb. 28, 2014
8:30-10:30

Neurobiology of Dementia
Dr. Weihong Song

 

 

Reading:

1. Selkoe, D. J.
"Alzheimer's disease: Genes, proteins, & therapy"
Physiological Reviews, 2001, 81:2;741-766.

2. Zhang Z., Nadeau, P., Song, W., et al.
"Presenilins are required for γ-secretase cleavage of β-APP and transmembrane cleavage of notch-1"
Nature Cell Biology, 2000, vol 2;463-465.

3. Takasugi, N., Tomita, T., Hayashi, I., et al.
"The role of presenilin cofactors in the γ-secretase complex". Nature 2003, vol 422;438-41.




Mar. 3, 2014
8:30-10:30

LTP, synaptic plasticity,
and memory I

Dr. Yu Tian Wang

 

 

Reading:


Lecture Notes (2013)

Collingridge, 2003

Lisman, 2003

Morris, 2003
 




Mar. 5, 2014
8:30-10:30

LTP, synaptic plasticity,
and memory II

Dr. Yu Tian Wang

 

 

Reading:

Lecture handout (2013)

McEachern & Shaw, 1999

Yang et al., 2009

Harvey & Svoboda, 2007

Whitlock et al. 2006
 




Mar. 7
8:30-10:30

Model systems and memory
Dr. Cathy Rankin

 

 

Reading:

Lecture Notes (of 2012!)

Fundamental Neuroscience,
pp. 1276-1285.

Dubnau et. al. (2003).

Giles, A. C. & Rankin, C. H. (2009).

Glanzman, D. L. (2006).




Mar. 10, 2014
8:30-10:30

Multiple memory systems
Dr. Stan Floresco

 

 

Reading:

Lecture Notes (2013)




Mar. 12, 2014
8:30-10:30

Hippocampal codes and oscillations

 

 

Reading:

TBA




Mar. 14, 2014
8:30-10:30

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

 

 

Reading:

Lecture Notes

Article 1 (PDF)

Article 2 (PDF)

Article 3 (PDF)

Article 4 (PDF)

Article 5 (PDF)




Mar. 17, 2014
8:30-10:30

Student Presentations

 

 

Reading:

TBA




Mar. 19, 2014
8:30-10:30

Module Review

 

 

Reading:

Students, have good questions to ask




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