Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

BIOC 442 - BEHAVIORAL NEUROSCIENCE

Long Title: MOLECULES, MEMORY AND MODEL ANIMALS: METHODS IN BEHAVIORAL NEUROSCIENCE
Department: Biosciences
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Prerequisite(s): (BIOC 380 OR NEUR 380 OR PSYC 380 OR BIOC 385 OR NEUR 385) AND (PSYC 203 OR EBIO 321) AND (STAT 305 OR STAT 310 OR ECON 307 OR STAT 312)
Description: This will be a combined lecture/discussion course on historical and current methods in behavioral neuroscience using primary literature. Topics will include the molecular basis of memory, genetic impacts on cognition, and possible epigenetic influences on behavior. Special emphasis will be placed on discussing different model organism and their benefits/drawbacks in neuroscience research.