University of Vermont

2007-08 Online Catalogue

Graduate Courses in Anatomy & Neurobiology (ANNB)

ANNB 201 - Human Gross Anatomy
Lectures and detailed regional dissections emphasize functional anatomy of major systems (e.g. musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, nervous). Prerequisite: Permission.
Credits: 0.00 or 5.00
ANNB 261 - Neurobiology
Focus on molecular and cellular aspects of the nervous system. Electrical signaling, synaptic transmission, signal transduction, neural development, plasticity, and diseases. Prerequisite: BIOL 103 or ANPS 019 & ANPS 020. Cross-listed with: BIOL 261.
Credits: 3.00
ANNB 301 - Medical Gross Anatomy
This course includes a complete cadaver dissection by all students and evaluation in embryology as required. Emphasis is placed on individualized laboratory instruction. Prerequisite: Current Medical, Osteopathic, Podiatric and Dental students or Instructor permission.
Credits: 8.00
ANNB 302 - Neuroscience
This course examines the structure and functions of the human nervous system, provides laboratory experience with dissected specimens and incorporates clinical information. Prerequisite: Open to medical students with instructor permission and graduate students.
Credits: 0.00 or 4.00
ANNB 306 - Techniques in Neurobiology
Discussion, demonstration of techniques used to study the nervous system. Experience with light, fluorescence, electron microscopy; microsurgical procedures; electrophysiological stimulating, recording techniques; neuronal tracing techniques. Prerequisite: Permission of the Instructor.
Credits: 3.00
ANNB 320 - Developmental Neurobiology
Provides fundamental knowledge of cell-to-cell interactions necessary for proper development and organization of the nervous system. Topics include pattern formation, neuronal differentiation, axon guidance, and target interactions. Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor. Alternate years.
Credits: 1.00 to 10.00
ANNB 323 - Neurochemistry
Biochemistry of the nervous system. Topics include ion channels, synaptic function, neurotransmitters and neuropeptides, signal transduction, and hormones in brain function. Prerequisite: Permission of the Instructor.
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
ANNB 325 - Advanced Neuroanatomy
Morphology of the nervous system. Lectures and laboratory. Regional approach to anatomy. Units on development, blood supply, autonomic nervous system. Laboratory: brain dissection, microscopic examination (brain stem). Prerequisite: Permission of the Instructor. Alternate years.
Credits: 3.00
ANNB 326 - Basic Sci-Neurologic Disease
In-depth examination of basic mechanisms and clinical aspects of one neurological disease per year. Disease examined changes every year. Target audience: graduate students and faculty. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Credits: 2.00
ANNB 327 - Responsble Conduct in Research
This course teaches trainees in biomedical research about responsible and ethical conduct in research through a combination of lectures and discussions. Prerequisite: Graduate and Postdoc Students. Cross-listed with PATH 327.
Credits: 1.00
ANNB 328 - Neuro Tech Optical Microscopy
Topics shall include light microscopy, epifluorescence, confocal, multi-photon, deconvolution and applications (FRET, ion imaging, SHG imaging, FRAP, TIRP, FLIM, etc.) Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor.
Credits: 3.00
ANNB 329 - Topics in Excitable Membranes
This course is a graduate course designed to introduce the fundamentals of cellular electrophysiology through independent student reading and faculty-led group discussions of journal articles. Prerequisite: Permission of the Instructor.
Credits: 2.00
ANNB 330 - Comparative Neurobiology
This course is designed to introduce students to the cellular mechanisms that underlie selective motor and sensory abilities that have evolved in various species. Pre/co-requisite: Permission of the Instructor.
Credits: 2.00
ANNB 342 - Spec Dissections in Gross Anat
A detailed and independent study of a single anatomical region, utilizing gross, microscopic, and embryologic materials. Prerequisite: Permission of the Instructor.
Credits: 1.00 to 12.00
ANNB 381 - Sem in Anatomy & Neurobiology
Research presentations and critical review of the literature in various areas of anatomical and neurobiological sciences.
Credits: 1.00
ANNB 382 - Sem in Anatomy & Neurobiology
Research presentations and critical review of the literature in various areas of anatomical and neurobiological sciences.
Credits: 1.00
ANNB 391 - Master's Thesis Research
Credit as arranged.
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
ANNB 395 - Special Topics in Neurobiology
Prerequisite: Permission of the Instructor.
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
ANNB 396 - Special Topics in Neurobiology
Prerequisite: Permission of the Instructor.
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
ANNB 491 - Doctoral Dissertation Research
Credit as arranged.
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
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