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Module Guide before WS 2016/17

Modul MZ5110 B

Medical Cell Biology 1: Part B: Neuroscience 1 (MZB1BNeur1)

Duration:


1 Semester
Turnus of offer:


each winter semester
Credit points:


6
Course of studies, specific field and terms:
  • Master MLS 2009 (Module part of a compulsory module), neuroscience, 1st semester
Classes and lectures:
  • Neuroscience 1 (lecture, 2 SWS)
  • Neuroscience 1 (seminar, 2 SWS)
Workload:
  • 120 Hours private studies
  • 60 Hours in-classroom work
Contents of teaching:
  • Micro- and macroscopic anatomy of the CNS
  • Electrical activity of neurons
  • Channels and transporters in neurons
  • Synaptic transmission
  • Neurotransmitters and their receptors
  • Intracellular signaling in neurons
  • Plasticity and memory
  • Circadian rhythms and sleep
  • The visual system
  • Development of the nervous system
Qualification-goals/Competencies:
  • Understanding basics of neuroscience
  • Understanding the structure and development of the brain
  • Understanding neuronal excitation and signal transmission
  • Introduction to examples of behavior and plasticity
Grading through:
  • written exam
Responsible for this module:
  • Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Rudolf Manz
Teachers:
Literature:
  • Nicholls: From Neuron to Brain: A Cellular and Molecular Approach to the Function of the Nervous System - ISBN-10: 0878936092, 679 Seiten, Palgrave Macmillan; 5th edition (2012
  • Purves: Neuroscience - ISBN-10: 0878936955, 858 Seiten, Palgrave Macmillan; 5th edition. (2011)
  • Brady: Basic Neurochemistry: Principles of Molecular, Cellular, and Medical Neurobiology - ISBN-10: 0123749476, 1096 Seiten, Academic Press; 8th Edition (2011)
  • : Original publications and Reviews
Language:
  • offered only in German
Notes:

Part of the module MZ5110
MLS: one of two choises

Letzte Änderung:
17.7.2019