Systems neuroscience reading seminar
Lecturers and Teaching Assistants
Prof. Nachum Ulanovsky
Dr. Gily Ginosar, Dr. Liron Zipora Gruber
Course Schedule and Location
Monday, 14:15 - 16:00, Benoyzio, Rm 113
Field of Study, Course Type and Credit Points
Life Sciences: Seminar; Elective; 2.00 points
Life Sciences (Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience Track): Seminar; Elective; 2.00 points
Life Sciences (Brain Sciences: Systems, Computational and Cognitive Neuroscience Track): Seminar; Elective; 2.00 points
Life Sciences (Computational and Systems Biology Track): Seminar; Elective; 2.00 points
Background in Neuroscience
Attendance and participation
Required in at least 80% of the lectures
Estimated Weekly Independent Workload (in hours)
A reading seminar in Systems Neuroscience, focusing on recent interesting papers on mammalian neural circuits that mediate perception, cognition and behavior. Particular emphasis will be given to papers using Neurophysiology, Optogenetics and Imaging methods in vivo, as well as to theoretical/modeling papers.
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:
- Read critically and discuss the current literature in systems neuroscience.
- Demonstrate knowledge of cutting-edge topics in the field.