cbns106_Syllabus_2010W

cbns106_Syllabus_2010W - Syllabus: CBNS 106 Winter 2010...

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CBNS 106 – Winter 2010 Page: 1 of 3 INTRODUCTION TO NEUROSCIENCE (CBNS 106) Professor: Ed Korzus, Ph.D. edkorzus@ucr.edu, Office: Psychology Bldg, Room 2111G Office Hours: by appointment. Course Description: An introduction to cellular, organismal, and behavioral neuroscience for science majors. Topics include structure and functions of the brain, neurons, and synapses; sensory systems and perception; control of movement; learning, memory, and psychoses. (4 units, Lecture, 3 hours; discussion, 1 hour). Pre-requisites: BIOL005A AND BIOL005B AND CHEM001A AND CHEM001B AND CHEM001C Times: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9:40 – 11:00 A.M. Location : LFSC1500 Website: http://ilearn.ucr.edu/ Teaching Assistants: 1. Randolph Grell, rgrel001@student.ucr.edu 2. Dyan MacWilliam, dmacw001@student.ucr.edu TA Office Hours: to be announced. DATE LECTURE TOPIC READING (Bear) ======================================================================== Jan 5 (Tue) 1. Introduction & Overview Ch. 1 (pp 8-20) Jan 7 (Thu) 2. Neuron and Glia Ch. 2 (pp 23-45) Jan 12 (Tue) 3. Resting potentials: Ionic Basis Ch. 3 (pp 52-73) Jan 14 (Thu) 4. Action potentials: Ch. 4 (pp 76-100) - Properties, Generation & Propagation Jan 19 (Tue) 5. Ion Channels Ch. 4 (pp 82-92) Jan 21 (Thu) 6. Synaptic Transmission I: Ch. 5 (pp 102-121) - Types of Synapses - Principles of Synaptic Signaling - Neurotransmitters & Neurotransmitter Receptors Ch. 6 (pp 152-164) - Synaptic Integration Ch. 5 (pp 122-132) Jan 26 (Tue) 7. REVIEW SESSION (Lectures 1-7) Jan 28 (Thu) 1 st MIDTERM (Lectures 1-7)
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