NRSC 4572 - Developmental Neurobiology uri icon

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  • Examines the molecular and cellular processes that generate a functional nervous system. Topics covered include cell fate determination, neurogenesis and gliogenesis, cell migration, axon pathfinding, synapse formation and synapse refinement. Also explores how alterations in development can result in neurologic or psychiatric disorders. Recommended prerequisite or corequisite: MCDB 3135. Formerly offered as a special topics course.