Academic Catalog

BIOL409 INTRODUCTION TO NEUROBIOLOGY

Course Code: 2380409
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 6.0
Department: Biology
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. HAVVA DORU
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

an introductory course presenting short history of neuroscience, and basic conceptual and experimental approaches to studies in different areas of neurobiology including macro and microanatomy of the mammalian central nervous system, cellular and molecular neurobiology, electrophysiology, neural networks operation, and animal behavior. The course will also cover some issues related to developmental and adult neural plasticity, and aging of the brain.