Nsci4100: Development of the Nervous System

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Place: Moos 2-620

Time: 10:10-11:00AM

 

class

day / date

lecturer title
reading
1 W
Sept 7
McLoon

course introduction

2 F
Sept 9
McLoon

nervous system 101

lecture

3 M
Sept 12
McLoon

embryology I

lecture

Purves pgs 474-485
4 W
Sept 14
McLoon

embryology II

lecture

"
5 F
Sept 16
McLoon

induction

lecture

Sanes ch 1
6 M
Sept 19
Nakagawa

regionalization I

lecture

Sanes ch 2
7 W
Sept 21
Nakagawa

regionalization II

lecture

"
8 F
Sept 23
McLoon

cell division I

lecture

Sanes ch 3
9 M
Sept 26
McLoon

cell division II

lecture

"
10 W
Sept 28
McLoon

cell fate I

lecture

Sanes ch 4
11 F
Sept 30
McLoon

cell fate II

lecture

"
12 M
Oct 3
Nakagawa

current research

lecture

13 W
Oct 5
McLoon

paper discussion I

paper    report form

paper 1
14 F
Oct 7
Lanier

current research

lecture

15 M
Oct 10
McLoon

review

lecture

16 W
Oct 12
10:10-noon

midterm exam I

sample exam exam results

17 F
Oct 14
McLoon

cell migration I

lecture

Purves pgs 499-505
18 M
Oct 17
McLoon

cell migration II

lecture

"
19 W
Oct 19
Gammill

current research

lecture

20 F
Oct 21
Letourneau

cell movement

lecture

Sanes ch 5
21 M
Oct 24
Letourneau

nitrite initiation

lecture

"
22 W
Oct 26
Letourneau

axon guidance I

lecture

"
23 F
Oct 28
Letourneau

axon guidance II

lecture (same notes as lecture 22)

"
24 M
Oct 31
McLoon

target selection I

lecture

Sanes ch 6
25 W
Nov 2
McLoon

target selection II

lecture

"
26 F
Nov 4
McLoon

synapse formation

lecture

Sanes ch 8
27 M
Nov 7
Chen

current research

lecture

28 W
Nov 9
McLoon

paper discussion II

paper    report form

paper 2
29 F
Nov 11
McLoon

review

lecture

30 M
Nov 14
McLoon

cell death & trophic factors I

lecture

Sanes ch 7
31 W
Nov 16
10:10-noon

midterm exam II

sample exam exam results

32 F
Nov 18
McLoon

cell death & trophic factors II

lecture

"
33 M
Nov 21
McLoon

refinement of connections I

lecture

Sanes ch 9
34 W
Nov 23
McLoon

refinement of connections II

lecture

"
  F
Nov 25
McLoon

Thanksgiving Holiday

35 M
Nov 28
McLoon

development of behavior

lecture

Sanes ch 10
36 W
Nov 30
McLoon

disorders of development

lecture

37 F
Dec 2
McLoon

adult neurogenesis

lecture

Purves ch 25
38 M
Dec 5
McLoon

reaction to injury & regeneration

lecture

"
39 W
Dec 7
Georgieff

current research

lecture

40 F
Dec 9

paper discussion III

paper   report form

paper 3
41 M
Dec 12
McLoon

cell replacement & stem cells

lecture

42 W
Dec 14
McLoon

review

lecture

43 W
Dec 21
TBD

final exam

sample exam exam results