(Previously offered as 185.2)
Drs. Stanton and Hannan
The course will focus on advanced study of the cellular mechanisms of forms of synaptic plasticity underlying learning acquisition and the formation of long-term memories. Examples of normal function or disease states in which synaptic plasticity plays a significant role will be addressed. Emphasis will be placed on both technical aspects and application in current literature. Lectures: 2 hours/week. Letter-graded.
Prerequisites: BMS-3010 is recommended, but instructor assigned preparatory reading may be allowed as an alternative.
Lectures: 2 hrs/wk. Letter-graded.