UT Dallas 2012 Undergraduate Catalog

BIOL3371 - Biology of the Brain

BIOL 3371 Biology of the Brain (3 semester hours) Explores the structure and function of the brain. Includes discussions of the molecular and cell biology of neurons, organization of the nervous system and anatomy of the brain, basic electrophysiology of the neuron, function and action of neurotransmitters, operation of sensory and motor systems, and the molecular and cellular basis of neurodegenerative disorders. Prerequisites: BIOL 2281 and BIOL 2311 and BIOL 2312 or their equivalents. (3-0) T