Course outline, Fall 2008

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Lab schedule

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September 1


No lab


September 8


Culture of embryonic neurons


September 15


Introduction to intracellular recording


September 22


Ionic basis of the resting potential


September 29


Giant axon recording: Earthworm nerve cord


October 6


Hodgkin-Huxley computer simulation


October 13


Fall break - no lab


October 20


Computer lab II: synaptic transmission


October 27


Crayfish neuromuscular junction I


November 3


Crayfish neuromuscular junction II


November 10


Sensory physiology: Crayfish stretch receptor


November 17


Single unit recording in the visual system


December 1


Practice for lab practical


December 8


Lab practicals


Course outline