Fall 2021


Listed in: Biology, as BIOL-214  |  Neuroscience, as NEUR-214

Formerly listed as: BIOL-35

Moodle site: Course


John P. Roche (Section 01)


(Offered as BIOL 214 and NEUR 214) An introduction to the structure and function of the nervous system, this course explores the basic functions of neurons and synapses as well as neural mechanisms of sensation at molecular, cellular, circuit and system levels. Basic topics in neurobiology and neurophysiology will be covered with emphasis on neuroscience history and understanding how neuroscientists approach the study of the nervous system. Three class hours per week.

Requisite: BIOL 191. Limited to 45 students. Fall semester. Professor Roche.

If Overenrolled: Priority to sophomore Neuroscience and Biology majors and then by increasing class year


Quantitative Reasoning


2021-22: Offered in Fall 2021
Other years: Offered in Fall 2007, Fall 2008, Spring 2010, Fall 2012, Fall 2013, Fall 2016, Fall 2017, Fall 2018, Fall 2019, Fall 2020, Fall 2021