Course Descriptions

BIOL 53800 Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Neurobiology

Session Offered:

Spring Credit 3.0

Prerequisites:

 

BIOL 23100 and BIOL 24100 

or BIOL 27000 and BIOL 28000

or BIOL 23000 and BME 30100

or BIOL 23100 and BIOL 28000

or BIOL 24100 and BIOL 27000

 

 

  All conditions are not concurrent . May not be enrolled as the following classifications: Freshman 0-14 hours, Freshman 15-29 hours, Sophomore 30-44 hours and Sophomore 45-59 hours.

Description:

From Alzheimers and Parkinsons disease to stroke and neurotrauma, neurological disease and injury present some of the most debilitating and intractable medical problems.  Recent progress in molecular neuroscience has begun to reveal the mechanisms of several human neurological diseases and to suggest potential therapies.  Biology 538 explores topics in basic cellular, molecular and developmental neuroscience and their connections to neural disease and injury.  Readings are derived from the current literature.

Instructor(s):

Donald F. Ready


E-mail:
readyd@purdue.edu

Textbook(s):

~There is no textbook required for this course~

Grading:

Grades based on a midterm (30%), a term paper (30%), and a final (40%).



Course Format:

BIOL 53800

CRN

Sec

Type

Days

Time

Location

12306

001

Lec

TTH

1030-1145

G458



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