Course outline, Fall 2008

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Lab schedule

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Week

 

Laboratory

 

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

 

Taking Notes