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Undergraduate Program in Neuroscience

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Fall 2014Fall
Fall 2012Fall 2011
Spring 2014Spring
Spring 2012Spring 2011SOM 10/11SOM

Neuroscience Major Core Courses (required of all majors)

080.203 Cognitive Neuroscience, Rapp, spring semester
080.305 The Nervous System I, Hendry/Zhao, fall semester
080.306 The Nervous System II, Hendry/Zhao, spring semester
080.250 Neuroscience Lab, Gorman/Trageser, fall and spring semesters

(Please note that our list of upper levels and their POS Tag may change each semester. We reserve the right to make these changes.)

Fall 2014


Course NumberCourse NameInstructorDay/TimeLimitConcentration
AS.020.330GeneticsCunningham/HoytMWF 10:00-10:50320CM
AS.080.308NeuroeconomicsTrageserWF 12:00-1:1570ST/CG
AS.080.310Synaptic Function and Plasticity Lee/KirwoodWF 3:00-4:1530CM
AS.080.317Developmental Neurobiology: Signaling in Dev. & Disease
(co-listed with 020.317)
KuruvillaMW 3:00-4:1550CM
AS.080.330Brain, Injury and Recovery (writing intensive)GormanWF 12:00-1:1515ST/CM
AS.080.345Great Discoveries in NeuroscienceBarabanMW 3:00-4:1525CM/ST
AS.080.355Visual SystemHendryTTH 10:30-11:4530ST/CM (starting fall 2014)
AS.080.360Disease & Disorders of the Nervous SystemMckhann/HendryTTH 4:30-5:45100CM/ST
AS.080.366Neuroscience of PainAdwanikarTTH 10:30-11:4530ST
AS.080.375The Neural Control of Movement (NEW)Emeric

TTH 1:30-2:45 (01)
TTH 3:00-4:15 (02)

19 (2 sec)ST
AS.200.344Behavioral EndocrinologyMadisonTTh 9:00-10:1570CM/ST
AS.200.363Mind, Brain & Experience (writing intensive)BednyTTh 10:30-11:4530CG/ST
AS.200.366Neuroscience of Motivation: Sex, Drugs & the Brain (new)IyilikciMWF 11:00-11:5019ST
AS.200.367Episodic Memory in Human & Non Human Animals (new)AsemMW 12:00-1:1519ST/CG
AS.250.205Introduction to ComputingFitch or DamjanovicMWF 12:00-12:50 OR MWF 11:00-11:5015 (2 sec.)CG,ST,CM
AS.250.345Cellular and Molecular PhysiologyConeMWF 11:00-11:5060CM
AS.290.301Stress and the BrainMadisonTTH 10:30-11:4519CG/ST
EN.580.439 Models of a NeuronYoungMWF 9:00-9:5015CM/ST
EN.580.626Structure and Function of the Auditory and Vestibualry BrainWang/YoungTTh 9:00-10:1525ST


 SPRING 2014

Course #ConcentrationCourse nameProfessorMeeting Times
AS.O20.371CM/STEmerging Strategies in Understanding Innate Behaviors (writing intensive)Hattar/BlackshawWF 3:00-4:15
AS.O50.315CGCognitive Neuropsychology of Visual PerceptionMcCloskeyTTh 12:00-1:15
AS.050.339 CGCognitive DevelopmentYarmolinskayaT 3:00-5:30
AS.080.303ST/CMStructure of the Nervous SystemHendryTTh 10:30-11:45
AS.080.320STThe Auditory SystemBoatmanWF 1:30-2:45
AS.080.322CMCellular and Molecular Biology of SensationHendry/FuchsMW 4-5
AS.080.333ST/CMWriting about the Nervous System (writing intensive) (can only be taken once for credit)HendryMW 1:30-3:45
AS.080.352STHigher Brain FunctionHendryMW 6:00-7:15
AS.080.370CG/STThe Cerebellum: Is it just for motor control?DesmondTTh 10:30-11:45
AS.080.364CM/STMethods in Neuroscience and Orgo?GormanTBA
AS.200.304CG/STNeuroscience of Decision MakingStuphornTTh 9:00-10:15
AS.200.368CG/STSleep, Dreams & Altered States of ConsciousnessAllenTTh 4:00-5:15
AS.200.370CG/STFunctional NeuroanatomyCourtneyMWF 11:00-11:50
AS.200.376ST/CMPsychopharmacologyGormanWF 10:30-11:45
AS.250.205CG/ST/CMIntroduction to ComputingFitchMW 1:30-3:45
EN.580.630STTheoretical NeuroscienceZhangTTh 1:30-2:45

(Please come to the Neuroscience Progam Office
to register for SOM courses)


Course NumberCourse NameDay/TimeInstructor(s)

 Cellular and Molecular Biology of Photoreceptors in Health and Disease (4th Qrt 3/17/14-5/9/14)

Tuesday 9-12 AND Friday 1-2:30Zack, Canto-Soler and Esumi

Neurobiology of Substance Use Disorders (3rd Qrt 1/2/14-2/28/14)

Monday and Wednesday

Bonci, Cadet and Strain

Current Issues in Systems and Cognitive Neuroscience
(4th Qrt 3/10/14-5/9/14)

ME.440.XXXBrain Disease
(4th Qrt 3/10/14-5/9/14)

Topics in Somatosensory Research
(4th Qrt 3/10/14-5/9/14)
Instructors approval required




Course NumberCourse NameInstructorDay/TimeLimit
AS.080.206SCIENCE!!!: Fine Art of ExperimentBedont
AS.080.208Ions in Flux:From DNA to Disease SchererTH20
AS.080.210Applied Neuroscience MethodsGoldenMWF50




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