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Anatomy and Physiology for Intraoperative Neuromonitoring

PNB 5101 - Anatomy and Physiology for Intraoperative Neuromonitoring

Anatomy and physiology of the nervous and musculoskeletal systems.

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PNB 5102 - Fundamentals of Intraoperative Neuromonitoring

Overview of intraoperative neuromonitoring. Basics underlying recording of signals and discussion of main neuromonitoring modalities, common surgeries employing neuromonitoring, operating room protocols and procedures.

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PNB 5103 - Applied Intraoperative Neuromonitoring

Experience working with the intraoperative neuromonitoring recording machines. Practice writing protocols for different modalities, and use of simulator programs to observe examples of signal acquisition.

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PNB 5104 - Clinical Practicum in Intraoperative Neuromonitoring

Direct student involvement in intraoperative neuromonitoring of various surgical procedures, observing live signals obtained in a clinical setting, interaction with patients, surgeons and operating room staff, and review of operating room protocols and procedures. Maybe repeated for credit.

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PNB 5270 - Molecular Endocrinology

Molecular mechanism(s) of hormone action in vertebrates and invertebrates. Molecular and genetic characterization of hormones, receptors, and signal transduction, and hormone actions at the molecular, cellular, and organismal levels. Includes student presentations on selected papers. (Also offered as PNB 5270).

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PNB 5302 - Fundamentals of Physiology

Introduction to integrative biology. Associations of molecules, cells and tissues and their integrated functions across all organizational levels. Application of language and basic concepts of physiology to the development of problem-solving skills.

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PNB 5314 - The Physiology of Excitiable Cells

In depth study of the molecular structure, function and regulation of ion channels and the mechanisms that control membrane potential and cell excitability. Reading and discussion focus on primary literature.

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PNB 5325 - Biological Rhythms

Neuroendocrine and environmental factors in the control of biological rhythmicity, especially circadian and annual rhythms. Emphasis on animals.

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PNB 5330 - Hormones and Behavior

Hormones and regulation of behaviors, reproductive, parental, social and aggressive behaviors, as well as migration, hibernation, and learning and memory.

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PNB 5347 - Electron Microscopy

Lectures and laboratory exercises on the principles and practice of biological electron microscopy.Students taking this course will be assigned a final grade of S (satisfactory) or U (unsatistactory.)

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PNB 5351 - Projects in Electron Microscopy

Electron microscopy as a research method in biological sciences.

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PNB 5390 - Membrane Transport in Health and Disease

Fundamental mechanisms by which water and small molecules are transported across biological membranes. Biophysical and biochemical analysis of transport by di?usion, osmosis, channels, carriers and pumps in health and disease.

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PNB 5395 - Independent Study

A reading course for those wishing to pursue special work in biology.Students taking this course will be assigned a final grade of S (satisfactory) or U (unsatistactory.)

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PNB 5396 - Investigation of Special Topics

Advanced study in a field within Physiology and Neurobiology.

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PNB 5397 - Research

Conferences and laboratory work covering selected fields of Physiology and Neurobiology.

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PNB 5700 - Sensory Physiology

Three credits. Cellular and molecular mechanisms supporting the detection of sensory stimuli in vertebrates, invertebrates and other organisms. Detection of chemicals, touch, temperature, pain, sound, light, heat, magnetic fields, and electricity.

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PNB 6400 - Seminar in Neurobiology

An in-depth study of selected topics in the molecular, cellular, and central aspects of neurobiology.Students taking this course will be assigned a final grade of S (satisfactory) or U (unsatistactory.)

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PNB 6402 - Seminar in Comparative Physiology

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PNB 6403 - Seminar in Endocrinology

Students taking this course will be assigned a final grade of S (satisfactory) or U (unsatistactory.)

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PNB 6404 - Seminar in Biological Rhythms

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PNB 6405 - Seminar in Research and Journal Presentations in Physiology and Neurobiology

Provides the opportunity for graduate students to present journal articles and their laboratory research in physiology and neurobiology to the department. Students enrolled in this course receive a grade of S (satisfactory) or U (unsatisfactory).

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PNB 6417 - Developmental Neurobiology

Molecular mechanisms of neurodevelopment. Neural induction, cell fate determination, neurogenesis, axon targeting, neuronal migration, synapse formation and activity-dependent synaptic remodeling.

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PNB 6418 - Integrative Neurobiology

Physiology of the central nervous system: information processing and central mechanisms in vertebrates and invertebrates; physiological aspects of behavior.

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PNB 6420 - Physiological Proteomics

Current experimental and computational techniques available to study theproteome and its role in cellular and organismal physiology

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PNB 6423 - Human Reproduction

The physiology of human reproduction.

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PNB 6424 - Reproductive Neuroendocrinology

Analysis of the functional interaction between the body’s two regulatory systems, the nervous and endocrine systems, with respect to the regulation of female reproduction.

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PNB 6426 - Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology

Molecular and cellular aspects of modern neurobiology including theanalysis of neuronal proteins and their post-translational modifications, thedynamics of cellular substructures, and various signaling mechanisms innerve cells including synaptic transmission. Molecular and cellular biology of selected neurological disorders.

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