Fall 2007


Listed in: Biology, as BIOL-35


Stephen A. George (Sections 02 and 04)


Nervous system function at the cellular and subcellular level. Ionic mechanisms underlying electrical activity in nerve cells; the physiology of synapses; transduction and integration of sensory information; the analysis of nerve circuits; the specification of neuronal connections; trophic and plastic properties of nerve cells; and the relation of neuronal activity to behavior. Three classroom hours and four hours of laboratory work per week. Requisites: Biology 18 or 19 and Chemistry 11; Physics 17 or 24 is recommended. Limited to 24 students. First semester. Professor George.