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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 7.69J (Spring 2005) 
  • Course Title:
  • Developmental Neurobiology 
  • Course Level:
  • Undergraduate / Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Brain and Cognitive Sciences 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Elly Nedivi 
  • Course Introduction:
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  • 9.18 / 9.181J / 7.69J Developmental Neurobiology



    Spring 2005




    Course Highlights


    This course features an extensive reading list and examples of student presentations on assigned readings.


    Course Description


    This course considers molecular control of neural specification, formation of neuronal connections, construction of neural systems, and the contributions of experience to shaping brain structure and function. Topics include: neural induction and pattern formation, cell lineage and fate determination, neuronal migration, axon guidance, synapse formation and stabilization, activity-dependent development and critical periods, development of behavior.
     

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