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LABORATORY IN PSYCHOBIOLOGY PSY U606 Course outline
 

Summary: LABORATORY IN PSYCHOBIOLOGY
PSY U606 Course outline
Course Number: PSY U606 Instructor: Professor Jay McLaughlin TA: Susan Rasakham
Key Number: 09139 Office: 114 Lake Hall Office: 113 Lake Hall
Semester Offered: Fall 2005 Phone: (617) 373-2361 Phone: (617) 373-7983
Total Credit Hours: 4 credits E-mail: j.mclaughlin@neu.edu E-mail: rasakham.k@neu.edu
Office Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 9:00 10:00 a.m., or by appointment
Class meets: Fridays from 8 11:35 p.m. in 274 Nightingale Hall
Lab sections held Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10 3 p.m. in 118 Lake Hall
COURSE GOALS:
Understanding and application of biological experimental methods to psychological
questions
Skills preparation for future psychobiology research career, including basic methods in
molecular biology (PCR, gel electrophoresis), pharmacology (receptor binding and signal
transduction) and animal behavior (locomotion, learning, conditioned place preference and
automated data collection systems)
Development of critical reading, analytical and discussion skills
COURSE STRUCTURE:
Class will be divided weekly into lectures on Fridays, followed by lab work in sections from
Tuesday and Friday. Students must sign up for and attend one lab section a week.

  

Source: Ayers, Joseph - Marine Science Center & Department of Biology, Northeastern University

 

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