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BSCI 3256: Molecules of the Brain

BSCI 3256. Molecules of the Brain

[Formerly BSCI 256]

Molecules of neural wiring, involving cell identity, pathfinding, synaptogenesis. Molecules of nerve cell communication, with relationship to drugs of addiction and abuse. Molecules of nervous system plasticity, and the mechanistic bases of learning and memory. Relation of these mechanisms to causes of human neurological diseases. Prerequisite: 1511. [3] (MNS)