P&N

Physiology & Neuroscience

  • P&N 4420 Introduction to Neurophysiology

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Physiological mechanisms that subserve the functions of the nervous system. Topics include the biophysics of neuronal information, intercellular communications, motor control, sensory systems, and developmental neurobiology.

  • P&N 4880 Independent Reading in Physiology

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Various physiology topics will be discussed with an assigned faculty advisor.

  • P&N 4990 Special Problems in Physiology

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 5
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Exploration of potential careers in physiology. Studies may vary from working with instructor on an ongoing physiological research project to analysis of data obtained from completed research project.

  • P&N 6100 Human Physiology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    An overview of human/mammalian organ physiology. Fundamental mechanisms and the experimental basis for current understanding is emphasized. Prerequisite: Introductory biology, chemistry, physics, or permission of instructor.

  • P&N 6420 Introductory Neurophysiology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Physiological mechanisms that subserve the functions of the nervous system. Topics include the biophysics of neuronal information, intercellular communications, motor control, sensory systems, and developmental neurobiology.

  • P&N 6500 Glial Cell Physiology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Concepts of glial cell physiology based on the analysis of current primary literature. Topics include interactions between glia and other cell types and the role of glia in pathophysiology.

  • P&N 6690 Quant Aspct-Membrane Transport

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Employs a quantitative approach to the properties of solutes, water, bio-electrical phenomena, the properties of transport systems that move solutes across biological membranes, and the interactions of these solutes with membranes.

  • P&N 6990 Lab Rotation

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 5
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Special physiological problems or research designed for specific needs and talents of the student.

  • P&N 7010 Selected Topics in Physiology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 5
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    A selected area of physiology is discussed in greater detail than in basic physiology courses. Some topics may include laboratory.

  • P&N 7100 Breakthroughs in Neuroscience

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Students will be able to critically read original literature and identify the creativity, logic and insight behind research breakthroughs in neuroscience.

  • P&N 7220 Ion Channels

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    This course explores the role of ion channels in a variety of cell types with an emphasis on both electrophysiological and biochemical methods for evaluation of channel function.

  • P&N 7750 Neuroscience & Physiology

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    In-depth coverage of cellular neuroscience with an emphasis on physiological concepts. Subjects include nervous system development, generation of ion gradients, ionic basis of the action potential, synaptic transmission, and ion channels.

  • P&N 7760 Intercellular Communication

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduces the concepts of intercellular communication through an interdisciplinary presentation of immune and neuroendocrine system functions. Emphasizes the similarities between the systems and the multidis-ciplinary approaches used to study each.

  • P&N 7890 Continuing Registration

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    By permission of instructor.

  • P&N 7920 Mechanisms of Cell Death

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Signalling and Molecular mechanisms of Apoptotic Cell Death and relationship to human diseases.

  • P&N 8000 Physiology Seminar

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Two seminars (Physiology Seminar I and II) run concurrent with the Department of Neuroscience, Cell Biology and Physiology Seminar Series.

  • P&N 8080 Neuroscience Seminar

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Students present a current scientific article to colleagues and faculty. Graded pass/unsatisfactory.

  • P&N 8600 Principles of Biomedial Research

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Principles of Biomedical Research is appropriate for students that will be involved in biomedical research. PBR provides a lecture and student interactive series designed to introduce students to the basics of biomedical research.

  • P&N 8990 Physiology Research

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1 to 10
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Supervised thesis research.