Seminars & Events
Monday, February 11, 2013: Dr. Daphne Soares (University of Maryland College Park) will speak on "The Sensory World of Cavefishes" at 4:45 pm in Goodpaster Hall 195.
Monday, March 4, 2013: Dr. Joe Cheer (University of Maryland Baltimore) will speak on "Endogenous Cannabinoids and the Pursuit of Reward" at 4:45 pm in Goodpaster Hall 195.
Friday, April 12, 2013: Dr. Jill McGaughy (University of New Hampshire) will speak on "The Role of Cortical Norepinephrine in the Ontogeny of Executive Function" at 3:00 pm in Schaefer Hall 106.
Dr. Erin Johnson '02 recently received her Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Rochester School of Medicine, and was inducted as an alumni member of Nu Rho Psi.
Ron Saul, "Chronic activation of the substantia nigra nociceptin/orphanin receptor induces motor deficits similar to Parkinson's disease," 2008. Saul, the 2008 winner of the Neuroscience Award, infused a drug into the substantia nigra of rats and measured the resulting motor behaviors, mood disturbances, and cognitive abilities.
NEUR 301/303. Seminar in the Neurosciences/Advanced Seminar in the Neurosciences (1E)
This seminar, for participants in the Neurosciences Study Area, examines current topics in the neurosciences. Seminars include paper critiques, research proposals, outside speakers, and visits to neuroscience laboratories. Some out-of-class activities required. NEUR 303 is for participants in the Neurosciences Study Area that have already earned credit for NEUR301. NEUR 303 may be repeated for credit. Credit/No Credit grading. Pre-requisite or Co-requisite: NEUR201 .