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GS14 1017   Neuroscience

Dafny, Nachum. Seven semester hours. Spring annually. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Enrollment limited to degree students. This course begins prior to the GSBS academic year -- contact the Course Coordinator at the end of the Fall semester.

Introduction to the structural and functional features of the human nervous system, including the gross anatomy of the brain and spinal cord, cellular and molecular neurobiology, the major transmitter systems and the major anatomical pathways and their functions. The emphasis is on an integrative approach to the study of the structure and function of the nervous system with lectures focusing on molecular, cellular, and systems features of brain function. This is a Medical School course which fulfills the GSBS systems area breadth requirement.