Course description

This course is an introduction to the organization and function of the nervous system. Topics to be covered include cell biology of neurons neurotransmitters electrical signaling sensory and motor systems developmental neurobiology simple circuits learning and behavior. We also discuss the molecular basis of neurodegenerative disease and mental illness.


  • Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies, Neurobiology; Lecturer on Molecular and Cellular Biology

Associated Schools

  • Harvard Division of Continuing Education

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