MCDB 423 - Introduction to Research in Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology
Section: 002
Term: FA 2019
Subject: Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology (MCDB)
Department: LSA Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
BS
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Lab Fee:
175.00
Enforced Prerequisites:
BIOLOGY 173.
Advisory Prerequisites:
BIOLOGY 225 or BIOLOGY 222; or concurrent enrollment in MCDB 422.
Other Course Info:
F and W. Satisfies a Biology laboratory requirement.
BS:
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:
Instructor:

This lab course provides an introduction to experimental approaches in neurobiology. Emphasis is on molecular, anatomical, and physiological approaches for studying neuronal function. Among the molecular topics to be covered are analysis of cDNA clones, PCR amplification of DNA and expression of genes in foreign tissues. Among the anatomical topics to be covered are gross and microscopic anatomy of nervous systems, axonal pathway tracing, and immunocytochemical localization of specific neuronal proteins. Among the physiological topics to be covered are intracellular, extracellular and patch clamp recording, as well as the use of computers in the acquisition and analysis of data. This course is intended for students who plan to engage in research in neurobiology.

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MCDB 423 - Introduction to Research in Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology
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001 (LAB)
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10797
Closed
0
 
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MW 12:00PM - 4:00PM
Note: LABS BEGIN MON., SEPT. 9. PLACES MUST BE CLAIMED AT THE BEGINNING OF THE FIRST LAB MEETING
002 (LAB)
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17541
Open
5
 
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TuTh 12:00PM - 4:00PM
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