Summary: NEUS 501 Foundations of Neuroscience I
Course to be held in SEL 4273 from 11.30 to 12.30 Monday Wednesday and Friday.
Course Director : Dr Simon Alford, Office: 4285 SEL
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Goals and Objectives: To present students with a foundational background in the biophysical,
cellular and molecular mechanisms by which the nervous system functions and develops.
Suggested Text (exams will be based on material presented in class):
Principles of Neural Science, Kandel Schwartz and Jessell
Attendance: Attendance is expected at all scheduled lectures; each exam will be based on
material discussed in class. Attendance is required at all scheduled exams, except in cases
of illness, mandatory religious obligations or official University activities.
Supplementary materials: Will be put on the NEUS501 Website (http://alford.bios.uic.edu)
Examinations: There will be two set exams. Each exam will be based on material discussed