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FilesNeurobiology II: Integrative Neurobiology
Neur 8020 (CRN 17063) | Biol 8020 (CRN 17076) | Psych 8617 (CRN 17077)

Location:  803 Petit Science Center |  Time: 1:00 - 2:45 Tues / Thurs
Website:
http://tinyurl.com/neur8020
Course Information

Professors:
Paul S. Katz  pkatz@gsu.edu, 3-5398
Aras Petrulis
  apetrulis@gsu.edu, 3-6290

Spring 2015 Course Schedule:  The course syllabus provides a general plan for the course; deviations may be necessary.

 Date Topic Assignment Lecturer Additional Info
 1/13 T
 Orientation and Introduction
Slides (pptx file)
 Katz / Petrulis

1/15 Th
Evolution and 
 Neuroanatomy
Kandel Ch 15,16, 52 | Slides (pptx)
Discussion: Gallant, Science 2014
 Katz Rubric for discussions
 1/20 T
 Sensory systems
Kandel Ch 21 | Slides (pptx)
Discussion: Mancusco, Nature 2009
 Katz 
 1/22 Th
 Chemical Senses
Kandel Ch 32 | Slides (pptx)
Discussion: Chen et al. 2011
 Katz
 1/27 T
Somatosensory 1
Kandel Ch 22-24 No Class meeting
Quiz (see e-mail)
 Katz 
 1/29 T
Somatosensory 2
Assignment (pdf) Due Sat 1/31, 5pm
No Class meeting
 Katz
 2/3 W
 Vision 1
Kandel Ch 25,26 | Slides (pptx)
Disc: Helmstaedter Nature 2013
 Katz

 2/5 Th
 Vision 2
Kandel Ch 27-29 | Slides (pptx)
Discussion: Zirnsak Nature 2014
 Katz 
 2/10 T
 Review
Meet in 212 Kell
Exam 1 concepts
 Katz
 
 2/12 Th
 Exam 1
   Katz
 
 2/17 T
 Auditory 1
 Kandel Ch 30 | Slides (pptx)
 Katz
 New Rubric for Discussions
 2/19 Th
 Auditory 2
Kandel Ch 31 | Slides (pptx)
Discussion: Barton PNAS 2012
 Katz

 2/24 T Motor Systems 1 Kandel Ch 33-36 | Slides (pptx)
 Katz 
 2/26 Th Motor Systems 2
Kandel Ch 37, 43 | Slides (pptx)
Discussion: Matyas Science 2010
 Katz 
 3/3 T Motor Learning
 Kandel Ch 40, 42 | Slides (pptx)
 Katz
 3/5 Th  ReviewExam 2 concepts
 Katz 
 3/10 T Exam 2
 

Petrulis

 3/12 Th
 No class
 
  
 3/16 - 22
 Spring Break
   
 3/24 T
Learning & Memory 1
Kandel Ch 65-67 - Slides (pptx)
Discussion: Volk et al, 2013
 Petrulis 
 3/26 Th
 No class
  
 3/31 T
Learning & Memory 2Kandel Ch 65-67 - Slides (pptx)
Discussion: Merlo et al, 2014
 Petrulis 
 4/2 Th
Learning & Memory 3Kandel Ch 65-67 - Slides (pptx)
Discussion: Ramirez et al, 2013
 Petrulis
 4/7 T
 Ingestion Behavior
Kandel Ch 49 (pp 1095-1103) - Slides (pptx)
Discussion: Oka et al, 2015
 Petrulis 
 4/9 Th
 Sexual Behavior 1
Background reading - Slides (pptx)
Discussion: Lenz et al, 2013
 Petrulis 
 4/14 T
 Sexual Behavior 2
Background reading - Slides (pptx)
Discussion: Haga et al, 2010
 Petrulis
 4/16 Th
 Aggression and Defense
Kandel Ch 47-48 - Slides (pptx)
Discussion: Goodson et al, 2012
 Petrulis 
 4/21 T
 Affiliation Behavior   
Background reading - Slides (pptx)
Discussion: Resendez et al, 2012
 Petrulis,
 
 4/23 Th
 Review session
 
 Petrulis / Katz 
 4/28 T
 Final exam
 10:45 - 1:15