Molecular and Developmental Neurobiology

Credits: 4.00 CREDITS (Non-Clinical Elective)
Sites: HMS
Directors: Goodrich, Lisa V.
Prerequisites: Neurobiology 200 or permission of instructor.
Offered: Spring.
Time: TBA
Location: TBA
Open to Exclerks: No (HMS only)
Lectures cover nervous system development, including neural induction, neural patterning, nerve cell type specification, nerve cell migration, neurotrophin and neuronal cell survival, axon guidance and targeting, synaptogenesis and plasticity, adult neurogenesis and brain repair.
Note: Paper reading will allow students to learn how to identify interesting biological questions and feasible approaches to address the questions. Lectures will also be given about how to write a grant application, and proposal writing is served as the final exam.
Cross listed with GSAS as NBio 211.
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