NEUR30005 Developmental Neurobiology
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2017:
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.Show/hide details
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 3 hours per week x 12 weeks |
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(516-209 Introductory Neuroscience is an alternative prerequisite to NEUR30003)
OR (For BBiomedicine students only)
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
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CoordinatorDr Jenny Gunnersen
Dr Jenny Gunnersen
Ms Kim Williams
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The human brain is, arguably, the most complex structure on earth. This subject examines how a simple sheet of cells in the early embryo is fashioned into a functioning brain -. You will learn how cells within the primordial nervous system are assigned different fates, how neural stem cells are stimulated to divide to produce the billions of cells that comprise the nervous system and how these cells differentiate into mature neurons. The subject will examine how neural circuits are established as newly-born neurons send out axons,making functional synaptic connections with specific target cells.
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On completion of this subject, students should:
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Sanes, Development of the Nervous System 3rd ed, 2010
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
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On completion of this subject, students should have developed:
This subject is available to students enrolled in the NG BSc, BBiomed, pre-2008 BSc, pre-2008 BASc, pre-2008 BBiomedSc.
|Anatomy (pre-2008 Bachelor of Science) |
Animal Cell Biology (specialisation of Cell and Developmental Biology major)
Cell Biology (pre-2008 Bachelor of Science)
Human Structure and Function
Reproduction and Development (specialisation of Cell and Developmental Biology major)
Science-credited subjects - new generation B-SCI and B-ENG.
Selective subjects for B-BMED