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Hello everyone! Welcome to advanced neurobiology! Neuroscience is a wonderful branch of science on how our brain perceives the external world, how our brain thinks, how our brain responds to the outside of the world, and how during disease or aging the neuronal connections deteriorate. We’re trying to understand the molecular, cellular nature and the circuitry arrangement of how nervous system works. Through this course, you'll have a comprehensive understanding of basic neuroanatomy, electral signal transduction, movement and several diseases in the nervous system. This advanced neurobiology course is composed of 2 parts (Advanced neurobiology I and Advanced neurobiology Il). They are related to each other on the content but not on scoring or certification, so you can choose either or both. It’s recommended that you take them sequentially and it’s great if you’ve already acquired a basic understanding of biology. Thank you for joining us!
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

1

Section
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4 hours to complete

Perception: Vision

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Reading
18 videos (Total 209 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
Video18 videos
1.1.1 Ways to sense the environment-I10m
1.1.2 Ways to sense the environment-II11m
1.1.3 Ways to sense the environment-III8m
1.1.4 Sensory transduction-I9m
1.1.5 Sensory transduction-II9m
1.1.6 Sensory processing9m
1.1.7 Sensory representation in the brain4m
1.1.8 Vision15m
1.1.9 Single-photon detection16m
1.1.10 Second messengers8m
1.2.1 Review20m
1.2.2 Phototransduction-I15m
1.2.3 Phototransduction-II10m
1.2.4 Phototransduction-III8m
1.2.5 Color vision-I7m
1.2.6 Color vision-II20m
1.2.7 Signal processing of the retina18m
Reading1 readings
Guide to download the slides10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Quiz 1.110m
Quiz 1.210m

2

Section
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3 hours to complete

Perception: Auditory

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Reading
14 videos (Total 146 min), 2 quizzes
Video14 videos
2.2.2 The LGN6m
2.2.3 LGN and the visual pathway10m
2.2.4 Simple and complex cells-I7m
2.2.5 Simple and complex cells-II10m
2.2.6 Colors6m
2.2.1 Sound transduction-I11m
2.2.2 Sound transduction-II8m
2.2.3 Sound transduction-III11m
2.2.4 Sound transduction-IV10m
2.2.5 Sound transduction-V12m
2.2.6 Auditory pathways and the tonotopic map9m
2.2.7 Sound localization-I11m
2.2.8 Sound localization-II17m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Quiz 2.110m
Quiz 2.210m

3

Section
Clock
4 hours to complete

Chemosensory system

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Reading
16 videos (Total 204 min), 2 quizzes
Video16 videos
3.1.2 Olfactory organization14m
3.1.3 Olfactory transduction14m
3.1.4 Olfactory adaption14m
3.1.5 Identification of odorant-receptor genes-I16m
3.1.6 Identification of odorant-receptor genes-II11m
3.1.7 Three models of olfactory organization13m
3.2.1 Projection of the olfactory system15m
3.2.2 Circuits in the olfactory bulb-I12m
3.2.3 Circuits in the olfactory bulb-II10m
3.2.4 Taste and taste receptors-I7m
3.2.5 Taste and taste receptors-II12m
3.2.6 Taste and taste receptors-III9m
3.2.7 Taste and taste receptors-IV13m
3.2.8 Taste transduction-I9m
3.2.9 Taste transduction-II11m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Quiz 3.110m
Quiz 3.210m

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Section
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4 hours to complete

Touch and pain & Sleep amd arousal

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Reading
17 videos (Total 198 min), 2 quizzes
Video17 videos
4.1.2 Parallel organization of the somatosensory system-II8m
4.1.3 Mechanosensory neurons11m
4.1.4 Response properties: adaptation and stimuli & receptive field16m
4.1.5 Mechanotransduction channels-I9m
4.1.6 Mechanotransduction channels-II11m
4.1.7 Somatosensory cortex & somatopic map-I13m
4.1.8 Somatopic map-II, barrel cortex & pain regulation11m
4.2.1 Sleep-I10m
4.2.2 Sleep-II15m
4.2.3 Sleep-III8m
4.2.4 Sleep-IV10m
4.2.5 Circadian and sleep homeostasis12m
4.2.6 Sleep stage-I13m
4.2.7 Sleep stage-II16m
4.2.8 Summary of sleep studies8m
4.2.9 Sleep/waking Flip-flop Model8m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Quiz 4.110m
Quiz 4.210m

5

Section
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3 hours to complete

Movement and movement disorders I

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Reading
16 videos (Total 130 min), 2 quizzes
Video16 videos
5.1.2 Brain imaging and functional areas4m
5.1.3 Review of the CNS and PNS and cortical homunculus7m
5.1.4 Review of the cerebellum and basal nuclei2m
5.1.5 Review of the cranial nerves13m
5.1.6 Review of the cranial nerves13m
5.1.7 Spinal cord discomfort7m
5.2.1 The ladder-from molecules to animals6m
5.2.2 Biology and disease—why do we biologists care about diseases?8m
5.2.3 Why do we care so much about the 10% genetic forms of neurological diseases?12m
5.2.4 Cellular functions—what are involved in neurological diseases?3m
5.2.5 Recurring features in neurodegeneration6m
5.2.6 Anatomic deficits of AD10m
5.2.7 Cell death in AD14m
5.2.8 Genes involved in AD8m
5.2.9 Practice:what’s the situation in ALS?1m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Quiz 5.110m
Quiz 5.210m

6

Section
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2 hours to complete

Movement and movement disorders II

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Reading
9 videos (Total 93 min), 1 quiz
Video9 videos
6.2 Basal ganglia and its two pathways14m
6.3 HD deficits in basal ganglia4m
6.4 Anatomical deficits of HD5m
6.5 CAG repeats in HD8m
6.6 Are aggregations proper drug targets?8m
6.7 Symptoms of PD6m
6.8 Genes of familial PD13m
6.9 Interventions of PD14m
Quiz1 practice exercises
Quiz 610m

7

Section
Clock
1 hour to complete

Mood and mood disorders

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Reading
9 videos (Total 61 min), 1 quiz
Video9 videos
7.2 Autism6m
7.3 Addiction9m
7.4 Schizophrenia4m
7.5 Depression4m
7.6 Bipolar disorder4m
7.7 Causes of mood disorders11m
7.8 Treatment of depression and bipolar disorder8m
7.9 Attention disorder6m
Quiz1 practice exercises
Quiz 710m

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Section
Clock
2 hours to complete

Gene and behavior

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Reading
11 videos (Total 104 min), 1 quiz
Video11 videos
8.2 Bruce effect6m
8.3 Definition of behavior8m
8.4 Classification of behavior9m
8.5 Clock9m
8.6 Transcriptional feed back9m
8.7 Photoentrainment11m
8.8 Gene and sex Ⅰ9m
8.9 Gene and sex Ⅱ4m
8.10 Parabiosis9m
8.11 Leptin15m
Quiz1 practice exercises
Quiz 810m
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