BIOL 0333 - Organismal Neurobiology

Credits: 3

This course focuses on important anatomical structures in the central nervous system, their functions, and the deficits that occur if disease or injury occurs. Students will investigate a variety of model systems such as primates, rodents, and insects, which are used in research to understand brain functioning and develop cures for neurological disease. Specific topics may include: human and nonhuman neuroanatomy, the peripheral nervous system, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, Parkinson's disease, and Alzheimer's disease.

Prerequisites: BIOL 0129  and BIOL 0237 .

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