University of Vermont

2012-2013 Catalogue

Courses in Anatomy & Neurobiology (ANNB)

ANNB 195 - Special Topics
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Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
ANNB 196 - Special Topics
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Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
ANNB 197 - Undergrad Research
Individual laboratory research under guidance of faculty member. Prerequisite: Department permission.
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
ANNB 198 - Undergrad Research
Individual laboratory research under guidance of faculty member. Prerequisite: Department permission.
Credits: 3.00 to 6.00
ANNB 201 - Human Gross Anatomy
Lectures and detailed regional cadaver dissections emphasize functional anatomy of major systems (e.g. musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, nervous). Required of Physical Therapy students; others with Department permission.
Credits: 0.00 or 6.00
ANNB 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: Permission of the Instructor.
Credits: 0.00 or 3.00
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 295 - Special Topics
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Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
ANNB 296 - Advanced Special Topics
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Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
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. Prerequisites: Open to Graduate students in Physical Therapy and others with Instructor permission.
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 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. Prerequisites: Advanced Graduate students, neuroscience faculty and residents in neurology, neurosurgery and psychology. Others contact Dr. Eckenstein at 656-4536.
Credits: 1.00
ANNB 327 - Resp Conduct in Biomed Rscrch
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
ANNB 328 - Techniques in Microscopy
Topics shall include practical background in microscopy, including brightfield, epifluorescence, confocal, multi-photon, deconvolution, atomic force and electron microscopy. Prerequisite: Permission of the 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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