Prof. Martha Constantine-Paton
Prof. Morgan Sheng
Prof. William Quinn
9.013J / 7.68J
This course explores the major areas of cellular and molecular neurobiology, including excitable cells and membranes, ion channels and receptors, synaptic transmission, cell-type determination, axon guidance, neuronal cell biology, neurotrophin signaling and cell survival, synapse formation and neural plasticity. Material includes lectures and exams, and involves presentation and discussion of primary literature. It focuses on major concepts and recent advances in experimental neuroscience.
Constantine-Paton, Martha, Morgan Sheng, and William Quinn. 9.013J Cell and Molecular Neurobiology, Spring 2008. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/brain-and-cognitive-sciences/9-013j-cell-and-molecular-neurobiology-spring-2008 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA