Courses in Neuroscience (NSCI)

NSCI 096 - Special Topics
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Credits: 1.00
NSCI 197 - Intrmd Readings & Research
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
NSCI 198 - Intrmd Readings & Research
Credits: 3.00
NSCI 225 - Human Neuroanatomy
Functional anatomy of the human nervous system and its cells. Focus on both peripheral and central nervous system. Lectures and laboratory (gross and microscopic anatomy). Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
NSCI 255 - Neuroregeneration
An analysis of the cellular and molecular processes involved in injury, responses to damage, and differences in the capacity of specific neural tissues to regenerate. Prerequisite: NSCI 111.
Credits: 3.00
NSCI 270 - Diseases of the Nervous System
Senior level, seminar-style capstone course in which students bring together information learned in other courses for an in-depth study of disease states of the nervous system. Pre/co-requisites: NSCI 110 and Senior standing.
Credits: 3.00
NSCI 295 - Advanced Special Topics
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Credits: 3.00
NSCI 296 - Advanced Special Topics
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Credits: 3.00
NSCI 297 - Advanced Readings & Research
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
NSCI 298 - Advanced Readings & Research
Credits: 3.00
NSCI 302 - Neuroscience
Functional anatomy of the human nervous system. Lectures and laboratory providing learning experience with dissected specimens, gross and microscopic anatomy. Incorporates clinical information from physician-scientists. Prerequisite: Physical Therapy major or Instructor permission.
Credits: 4.00
NSCI 306 - Techniques in Neurobiology
Discussion 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
NSCI 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 the Instructor. Alternate years.
Credits: 3.00
NSCI 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: 3.00
NSCI 326 - Basic Sci-Neurologic Disease
In-depth examination of basic mechanisms and clinical aspects of a related subset of neurological disorders, e.g. neurodegenerative disease or disorders of neurotransmission. Disease group changes every year. Prerequisite: Advanced Graduate Students, Neuroscience Faculty and Residents in Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychology.
Credits: 1.00
NSCI 327 - Resp Conduct in Biomed Rsch
Topics in Scientific Integrity surrounding responsible conduct and practices in biomedical research. Prerequisites: Advanced Graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and assistant professors in the biological or biomedical sciences.
Credits: 1.00
NSCI 328 - Techniques in Microscopy
Topics shall include practical background in microscopy, including brightfield, epifluorescence, confocal, multi-photon, deconvolution, atomic force and electron microscopy. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
NSCI 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: Instructor permission.
Credits: 2.00
NSCI 330 - Comparative Neurobiology
Examination of the cellular mechanisms that underlie selective motor and sensory abilities, and unique behaviors that have evolved in various species. Discussion and student presentations. Pre/co-requisite: Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
NSCI 381 - Seminar in Neuroscience
Research presentations and critical review of the literature in various areas of anatomical and neurobiological sciences.
Credits: 1.00
NSCI 382 - Seminar in Neuroscience
Research presentations and critical review of the literature in various areas of anatomical and neurobiological sciences.
Credits: 1.00
NSCI 391 - Master's Thesis Research
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
NSCI 395 - Special Topics
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Credits: 3.00
NSCI 491 - Doctoral Dissertation Research
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00