UT Dallas 2013 Undergraduate Catalog

BIOL4370 - Developmental Neurobiology

BIOL 4370 Developmental Neurobiology (3 semester hours) Examines some of the remarkable progress made in recent years towards understanding how the nervous system develops. Among topics covered are signals regulating formation of neural tissue, patterning of the brain, differentiation and migration of neurons, formation of neural connections, neuronal survival, and elimination of superfluous cells. Course is designed to be interactive and will include lectures, student presentations, and discussion of important discoveries in the area. Prerequisites: BIOL 2311 and BIOL 3301. (3-0) T