Bio 465/565 Neurophysiology Lab Schedule - Spring 2001

 

date     lab      

 

Week 1            Electrophysiology instrumentation orientation;
introduction to NEURON and STELLA modeling.

 

Week 2            Resting membrane potentials in crayfish abdominal muscles

                       

Week 3            Intracellular potentials in invertebrate giant axons: Resting and action potentials

                        Proposal for group research on intracellular potentials due in class Sep. 26

 

Week 4            Group research of  giant axon intracellular potentials           

                                                           

Week 5            Intracellular synaptic potentials at the frog neuromuscular junction            

                        Invertebrate giant axon potentials manuscript due

                        Proposal for group research of synaptic potentials due Oct. 10

                       

Week 6            Group research of synaptic potentials

                        Peer review of invertebrate giant axon manuscript due

 

Week 7            Cell culture I: Tissue Culture Technique

                        Self evaluation of invertebrate giant axon manuscript due

                       

Week 8            Cell culture II: Regulation of cell division and differentiation in PC12 cells

                       

Week 9            Cell culture III:  Expression of membrane proteins - PC12 cell Acetylcholinesterase

 

Week 10          Neural networks in an invertebrate brain I

                        Proposal for group research of neural networks due Nov. 14                                    

 

Week 11          Neural networks II - Group Research                                    

                        Cell culture group research manuscript due      

 

Week 12          Neural networks III - Group Research                      

(Wednesday)              Peer group evaluations of cell culture manuscript due in class Nov. 28                   

 

Week 13          Poster preparation

 

Week 14          Poster presentations of neural network research, including peer  and group         

                        evaluations

            Self evaluations of cell culture group manuscript due