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 6
McLoon

course introduction

lecture

2 F
Sept 8
McLoon

nervous system 101

lecture

3 M
Sept 11
McLoon

embryology I

lecture

Purves pgs 474-485
4 W
Sept 13
McLoon

embryology II

lecture

"
5 F
Sept 15
McLoon

induction

lecture

Sanes ch 1
6 M
Sept 18
Nakagawa

regionalization I

lecture

Sanes ch 2
7 W
Sept 20
Nakagawa

regionalization II

lecture

"
8 F
Sept 22
McLoon

cell division I

lecture

Sanes ch 3
9 M
Sept 25
McLoon

cell division II

lecture

"
10 W
Sept 27
McLoon

cell fate I

lecture

Sanes ch 4
11 F
Sept 29
McLoon

cell fate II

lecture

"
12 M
Oct 2
Nakagawa

current research

lecture

13 W
Oct 4
McLoon

paper discussion I

paper    report form

paper 1
14 F
Oct 6
Lanier

current research

lecture

15 M
Oct 9
McLoon

review

lecture

16 W
Oct 11
10:10-noon

midterm exam I

sample exam exam results

In MoosT 2-530
17 F
Oct 13
McLoon

cell migration I

lecture

Purves pgs 499-505
18 M
Oct 16
McLoon

cell migration II

lecture

"
19 W
Oct 18
Gammill

current research

lecture

20 F
Oct 20
Letourneau

cell movement

lecture

Sanes ch 5
21 M
Oct 23
Letourneau

neurite initiation

lecture

"
22 W
Oct 25
Letourneau

axon guidance I

lecture

"
23 F
Oct 27
Letourneau

axon guidance II

lecture (same notes as lecture 22)

"
24 M
Oct 30
McLoon

target selection I

lecture

Sanes ch 6
25 W
Nov 1
McLoon

target selection II

lecture

"
26 F
Nov 3
McLoon

synapse formation

lecture

Sanes ch 8
27 M
Nov 6
Chen

current research

lecture

28 W
Nov 8
McLoon

paper discussion II

paper    report form

paper 2
29 F
Nov 10
McLoon

review

lecture

30 M
Nov 13
10:10-noon

midterm exam II

sample exam exam results

In MoosT 2-530
31 W
Nov 15
McLoon

cell death & trophic factors I

lecture

Sanes ch 7
32 F
Nov 17
McLoon

cell death & trophic factors II

lecture

"
33 M
Nov 20
McLoon

refinement of connections I

lecture

Sanes ch 9
34 W
Nov 22
McLoon

refinement of connections II

lecture

"
  F
Nov 24
McLoon

Thanksgiving Holiday

35 M
Nov 27
McLoon

development of behavior

lecture

Sanes ch 10
36 W
Nov 29
McLoon

disorders of development

lecture

37 F
Dec 1
McLoon

adult neurogenesis

lecture

Purves ch 25
38 M
Dec 4
McLoon

reaction to injury & regeneration

lecture

"
39 W
Dec 6
Georgieff

current research

lecture

40 F
Dec 8

paper discussion III

paper   report form

paper 3
41 M
Dec 11
McLoon

cell replacement & stem cells

lecture

42 W
Dec 13
McLoon

review

lecture

43 Th
Dec 21
8:00-11:00am

final exam

sample exam exam results