COGS 107A: Neuroanatomy and Physiology

Course Syllabus

Week 0 (9/28): Neuroscience Across Scales: from Molecules to Cognition

Week 1 (10/3, 10/5): Cells of the Nervous System: Neurons and Glia

Week 2 (10/10, 10/12): The Cell Membrane

Week 3 (10/17, 10/19): Post-synaptic Potentials: EPSPs, IPSPs, and the Action Potential

Week 4 (10/24, 10/26): The Synapse and Synaptic Transmission

Week 5 (10/31, 11/2): Neurotransmitters, Ligand-gated Ion Channels, and G-Protein Coupled Receptors

Week 6 (11/7, 11/9): Neurogenesis

Week 7 (11/14, 11/16): Neural Plasticity

Week 8 (11/21): Neural Oscillations

Week 9 (11/28, 11/30): Neural Circuits within Sensory Systems

Week 10 (12/5, 12/7): The Hippocampal Circuit