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2019-2020 Academic Bulletin (Jan 2020) 
2019-2020 Academic Bulletin (Jan 2020) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANAT 827 - Functional Neuroanatomy

Cr Hrs: 3 (32-32-0)

A lecture and Lab dealing with the structure and function of the mammalian central nervous system. The emphasis of the course is on human neuroanatomy, but comparisons are made with the rodent brain using the rat and mouse as model systems. The first one-third of the course provides a synopsis of core concepts and tools used in contemporary neuroanatomical research. This material focuses on an understanding of the principles underlying neuroanatomical approaches, as well as their advantages and potential pitfalls. The final two-thirds of the course covers the basic organization of the central nervous system, including in-depth consideration of its major sensory, motor, and limbic components. This part of the course includes laboratory study on the gross anatomy of the brain. An introductory course in neuroscience is highly recommended.

Grade Mode: Standard
Instructional Method: Lecture, Lab
Term offered: Fall, Spring

Fall - Instructor of Record: Matthew Ennis
Spring - Instructor of Record: Joseph C Callaway

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