BMS8108 - Advanced Neuroscience

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2017/18

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to provide a solid foundation in the field of neuroscience at cellular and organismal levels, and the concepts of integrative neurobiology. This is targeted for graduate students who are interested in professional fields in animal and human neurophysiology, research, and medicine or veterinary sciences. Students are encouraged to build broad and strong academic foundations.

• Neuroanatomy: structure and function of nervous system
• Cellular neurophysiology: synapses, and circuits
• Systems neuroscience: integration of molecular mechanisms, anatomical circuits, and behavioural analysis to understand function of neural systems
• Fundamental topics in biological neuroscience:
› Learning and memory
› Pain and pleasure
› Satiety and obesity

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
Examination Duration: 0 hours
Detailed Course Information


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