À propos de ce cours
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 II, and the latter will be online later). They are related to each other on the content but separate on scoring and 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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Cours en ligne à 100 %

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Intermediate Level

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Approx. 18 heures pour terminer

Recommandé : 5 hours/week
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English

Sous-titres : English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

1

Section
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4 hours to complete

Anatomy of the Nervous System

Let's start with a basic introduction of neuroanatomy. ...
Reading
32 videos (Total 230 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
Video32 videos
1.1.1 Terminology4m
1.1.2 Central nervous system and blood brain barrier4m
1.1.3 Meninges3m
1.1.4 Telencephalon9m
1.1.5 The localization and globalization theory12m
1.1.6 White matter3m
1.1.7 Internal structures11m
1.1.8 Hippocampus and LTP13m
1.1.9 Cerebellum3m
1.2.1 Brain stem9m
1.2.2 Cranial nerves13m
1.2.3 Ascending and descending tracts and reticular formation2m
1.2.4 Pons0m
1.2.5 Reflex and reflex arc3m
1.2.6 Concepts in the CNS and PNS2m
1.2.7 Spinal cord8m
1.2.8 The visceral nervous system12m
1.2.9 Several pathways of the nervous system5m
1 神经科学引言14m
2 神经科学与人类健康和医药工业7m
3 神经科学的启蒙时代7m
4 神经科学的问题、方法、层次2m
5 脑的功能分区:颅相学与Broca’s area9m
6 脑的功能分区:皮层的分区6m
7 脑的功能分区:两半球的差别7m
8 PET和fMRI13m
9 外周神经系统1m
10 神经元学说和神经元极性3m
11 神经环路1m
12 神经信息传递:动作电位9m
13 神经信息传递-化学传递18m
Reading1 readings
Slides are available both in video and adneuro@outlook.com10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Quiz 1.110m
Quiz 1.210m

2

Section
Clock
3 hours to complete

Morphology of the neuronal cell & Cellular and Molecular Biology of the Neuron

Let's learn more about the basic unit of the nervous system: the neuron....
Reading
19 videos (Total 160 min), 2 quizzes
Video19 videos
2.2 Morphology of the neuron5m
2.3 Visualization of neurons and the neuron doctrine11m
2.4 The story of the fluorescent proteins6m
2.5 Stories of the Nobel prize13m
2.6 Organic fluorescent probes2m
2.7 Proteins specifically expressed in neurons and "brainbow" technique3m
2.8 Microscopy techniques I14m
2.9 Microscopy techniques II11m
2.10 The electron microscope18m
2.11 Glia and myelination3m
2.12 Research: AIS and Ankyrin G14m
3.1.1 A overview of neurons5m
3.1.2 Real life situation: Aβ in Alzheimer’s disease8m
3.1.3 Organelles and cytoskeleton in neurons8m
3.1.4 Research: induction of the tunneling nanotube7m
3.1.5 Defects in myelination and related diseases3m
3.1.6 Synthesis and trafficking of neuronal proteins I10m
3.1.7 Synthesis and trafficking of neuronal proteins II8m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Quiz 210m
Quiz 3.110m

3

Section
Clock
2 hours to complete

Cellular and Molecular Biology of the Neuron

Let‘s continue with the neuron....
Reading
16 videos (Total 127 min), 2 quizzes
Video16 videos
3.2.2 Signaling molecules3m
3.2.3 Neurotransmitters and receptors7m
3.2.4 The synapse4m
3.2.5 Types of receptors14m
3.2.6 Crosstalk of cellular signal transduction pathways2m
3.2.7 The LTP11m
3.2.8 The molecular mechanism of learning and memory11m
3.2.9 Glia in a synapse2m
3.3.1 Alzheimer’s disease: introduction and myths15m
3.3.2 Alzheimer’s disease: pathology7m
3.3.3 Parkinson’s disease: introduction0m
3.3.4 Parkinson’s disease: symptoms and prognosis9m
3.3.5 Parkinson’s disease: pathology3m
3.3.6 Parkinson’s disease: treatment15m
3.3.7 Prion diseases14m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Quiz 3.210m
Quiz 3.310m

4

Section
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5 hours to complete

Signaling within neurons & Ion channels and membrane potentials

Let's switch to the electrical properties of the neuron....
Reading
30 videos (Total 263 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
Video30 videos
4.2 The resting potential13m
4.3 The resting potential and the Nernst equation13m
4.4 The Nernst Equation11m
4.5 Biological and electrical proporties of neurons I15m
4.6 Biological and electrical proporties of neurons II4m
4.7 Biological and electrical proporties of neurons III.18m
5.1 Ion channels and membrane potentials I15m
5.2 Ion channels and membrane potentials II5m
5.3 Ion channels and membrane potentials III10m
5.4 Ion channels and membrane potentials IV6m
5.5 Ion channels and membrane potentials V10m
5.6 Ion channels and membrane potentials VI10m
5.7 Ion channels and membrane potentials VII15m
5.8 Ion channels and membrane potentials VIII14m
Kang Shen - 16m
Kang Shen - 27m
Kang Shen -35m
Kang Shen - 44m
Kang Shen - 55m
Kang Shen - 66m
Kang Shen - 75m
Kang Shen - 82m
Liqun Luo - 17m
Liqun Luo - 28m
Liqun Luo - 37m
Liqun Luo - 44m
Liqun Luo - 55m
Liqun Luo - 66m
Liqun Luo - 74m
Reading2 readings
Lab page of Dr. Kang Shen10m
Lab page of Dr. Liqun Luo10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Quiz 46m
Quiz 514m

5

Section
Clock
2 hours to complete

Ion channels, membrane potential and synaptic transmission

Let's continue with the ion channels, membrane potential and synaptic transmission....
Reading
8 videos (Total 94 min), 1 quiz
Video8 videos
6.2 The Na+ gating current8m
6.3 Inactivation gates17m
6.4 Ion channel, membrane potential and synaptic transmission I15m
6.5 Ion channel, membrane potential and synaptic transmission II7m
6.6 Ion channel, membrane potential and synaptic transmission III12m
6.7 Ion channel, membrane potential and synaptic transmission IV7m
6.8 Ion channel, membrane potential and synaptic transmission V9m
Quiz1 practice exercises
Quiz 68m

6

Section
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3 hours to complete

Neurotransmitter release

Let's learn more about the neurotransmitter release....
Reading
14 videos (Total 148 min), 1 quiz
Video14 videos
7.2 How does Ca2+ control neurotransmitter release II11m
7.3 How does Ca2+ control neurotransmitter release III7m
7.4 How does Ca2+ control neurotransmitter release IV10m
7.5 Molecular mechanism involved in neurotransmetter release I7m
7.6 Molecular mechanism involved in neurotransmetter release II7m
7.7 Molecular mechanism involved in neurotransmetter release III5m
7.8 Molecular mechanism involved in neurotransmetter release IV11m
7.9 Molecular mechanism involved in neurotransmetter release V14m
7.10 Molecular mechanism involved in neurotransmetter release VI12m
7.11 Molecular mechanism involved in neurotransmetter release VII17m
7.12 Molecular mechanism involved in neurotransmetter release VIII12m
7.13 Molecular mechanism involved in neurotransmetter release IX7m
7.14 Molecular mechanism involved in neurotransmetter release X13m
Quiz1 practice exercises
Quiz 710m

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Section
Clock
3 hours to complete

Synaptic transmission & Synapitic plasticity

Let's continue with synaptic transmission and synapitic plasticity....
Reading
12 videos (Total 140 min), 2 quizzes
Video12 videos
8.2 Synaptic trasmission II10m
8.3 Synaptic trasmission III16m
8.4 Synaptic transmission IV15m
8.5 Synaptic trasmission V6m
8.6 Synaptic trasmission VI13m
9.1 Synapitic plasticity I13m
9.2 Synapitic plasticity II8m
9.3 Synapitic plasticity III12m
9.4 Synapitic plasticity IV15m
9.5 Synapitic plasticity V10m
9.6 Synapitic plasticity VI7m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Quiz 810m
Quiz 932m

8

Section
Clock
1 hour to complete

Techniques in neuroscience

Let's learn some prevalent techniques in neuroscience....
Reading
6 videos (Total 66 min), 1 quiz
Video6 videos
10.2 Animal models in neurological research17m
10.3 Genetic and molecular techniques12m
10.4 Anatomical techniques15m
10.5 Mapping synaptic connections6m
10.6 Patch recording and optical imaging3m
Quiz1 practice exercises
Quiz 1010m
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By AJun 6th 2016

Is a good course, with a comprenhensible material and resourses. I think they should improve the quility of video-classes and some teachers doesn´t have good english pronunciation.

By AMSep 5th 2016

thank you for opening ideas in the world of neurobiology I have learned a lot so far and I'm sure I will learn much more with you ..\n\ngreetings from Guayaquil-Ecuador

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