BIOL 404

Sensory Biology

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Neural mechanisms underlying sensory systems: sensory receptor coding logic, signal transduction, neuronal circuitry, comparative analysis of model organisms. Related clinical disorders and therapeutic strategies will also be discussed. A large emphasis will be placed on the primary literature highlighting major advances in the field, aimed at building skills for designing experiments to test specific hypotheses.

Prerequisites:

Undergraduate course in Biology offered by the Department of Biology in the Faculty of Science.

Schedules:
Fall 2017 Spring 2018 Summer 2018

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