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Jonathan T. Ting
NBIO 450
Seattle Campus

Current Research Literature in Neurobiology

Weekly journal club in neurobiology. Students read and discuss original research articles in neurobiology, centered around a specific topic each quarter. Prerequisite: BIOL 220. Credit/no-credit only.

Class description

This section of the Undergraduate Neurobiology Journal Club will focus on the most recent advances in the imaging of synapses that have led to provacative and important discoveries in Neuroscience. The course will cover 4 main topics: (1) History of imaging synapses, (2) Electron Microscopy for 3-dimensional reconstructions of synapses, (3) FM dye-based imaging of functional release sites, and (4) Genetically encoded fluorescent proteins for in vivo imaging applications.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Jonathan T. Ting
Date: 06/20/2006