Cellular Electrophysiology and Biophysics

Cellular Electrophysiology and Biophysics
Using electrophysiology and biophysics as an approach to study of physiology. Extensive look at ion channels and cell signaling.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 2.0 Lecture, 3.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesPDBIO 362 & PHSCS 140; or PDBIO 362 & PHSCS 220
 ProgramsContaining PDBIO 568
Course Outcomes

Biophysical Fundamentals

Students will demonstrate biophysical knowledge gained in specific areas including membrane properties, voltage and ligand-gated receptors, neurotransmission and mathematical modeling.

Biophysics in the Laboratory

Students will apply the biophysical knowledge gained in a laboratory setting.

Research Proposal

Students will demonstrate critical thinking and evaluation skills gained in the course by preparing a competent and clearly written research proposal.

Oral Presentation

Students will demonstrate knowledge of a particular research topic and presentation skills in a clear and informative oral presentation.