Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology (The Brain and Cognitive Sciences) OpenCourseWare: A Free MIT Graduate Level Biology Course

Published Feb 15, 2009

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'Cell and Molecular Neurobiology', a free course offered by MIT, discusses various topics include neuronal receptors, synaptic transmission, neural induction, and regionalization. This graduate-level OpenCourseWare is intended for students studying Biology, Microbiology and Medicine.

Cell and Molecular Neurobiology: Course Specifics

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Cell and Molecular Neurobiology: Course Description

MIT Professors Martha Constantine-Paton, Paul A. Garrity and Morgan Hwa-Tze Sheng teach this free online OpenCourseWare. 'Cell and Molecular Neurobiology' covers excitable cells and membranes, synaptic transmission, ion channels and receptors, axon guidance and targeting, cell type determination, neuronal cell biology, synaptic formation and plasticity. Students who take this graduate-level course will be given a broad overview of the field of neurobiology and its applications to cell and molecular science. The course emphasizes the latest developments in neurological research and experimentation.

Course assignments and lecture notes are available online. For students who want to learn more about this course, please visit the brain sciences course page.

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