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BIOL3071 Advanced Neuroscience

Module Overview

The module will consist of multiple ‘work packages’, each led by a research scientist(s). Within each package the lead researcher(s) will explain the context of their research speciality and the concepts underlying the research methodologies employed and their analyses. The students will gain practical knowledge of how research data can be obtained, analysed and modelled to extend knowledge of brain function and dysfunction.

Aims and Objectives

Module Aims

The module will consist of multiple ‘work packages’, each led by a research scientist(s). Within each package the lead researcher(s) will explain the context of their research speciality and the concepts underlying the research methodologies employed and their analyses. The students will gain practical knowledge of how research data can be obtained, analysed and modelled to extend knowledge of brain function and dysfunction.

Learning Outcomes

Syllabus

There will be 16 work packages, which will be organised into 8 themes. Each student will complete a work package from each theme. In total each student will complete 8 work packages. The 8 themes will be selected from the following: Approaches and techniques for the study of AD Biochemical approaches to neuroscience Cellular Neurobiology Use of invertebrate model organisms in neuroscience Approaches and techniques for the study and analysis of neural networks Behavioural Neuroscience Drug Discovery Interdisciplinary neural engineering Use of stem cells for translational medicine

Learning and Teaching

TypeHours
Blended Learning300
Total study time300

Assessment

Summative

MethodPercentage contribution
Coursework 75%
Exam 25%
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