Course Catalog - 2015-2016

     

CAAM 615 - THEORETICAL NEUROSCIENCE I

Long Title: THEORETICAL NEUROSCIENCE I: BIOPHYSICAL MODELING OF CELLS AND CIRCUITS
Department: Computational & Applied Math
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: Current theoretical methods used to model the properties of neurons and the processing of information by neuronal networks. Single neurons and the Hodgkin-Huxley model of action potential generation. Models of synaptic transmission. Stochastic properties of single neurons and information encoding using mean and instantaneous firing rates in visual neurons. Cross-list: NEUR 615, Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: CAAM 415. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for CAAM 615 if student has credit for CAAM 415.