Spring 2012 not offered
This course introduces a wide range of techniques for recording the electrical signals from nerve and muscle cells. We will make use of a range of preparations and both invertebrate and vertebrate species (except birds and mammals). Experiments deal with sensory, motor, and coordinating elements and include studies of single cells and simple nervous systems using extracellular, intracellular, and patch clamp recording techniques.
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|Course Format: Laboratory||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: [NS&B213 or BIOL213 or PSYC240] AND ([BIOL182 or MB&B182] OR [BIOL196 or MB&B196])
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (BIOL)(NS&B)
Reserve readings as appropriate for each laboratory exercise.
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Four to five hours of laboratory per week are required. One additional hour of lecture/discussion at a time to be arranged is also required. Interview with instructor. Course is not open to first-year students.
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