NEURBIO 239: Functional Imaging of the Nervous System is taught every other year in Winter Quarter by Professors Ian Parker and Ron Frostig.
Dr. Ian Parker
Dr. Ron Frostig
Restriction: Graduate students only. Neurobiology and Behavior Majors only.
NEURBIO 239 is taught every other year in Winter Quarter. The last time NEURBIO 239 was taught was Winter 2020.
Overview of technical and applied aspects of imaging techniques available for studying the nervous system. The areas emphasized are cellular and subcellular imaging of neural function, systems-level imaging of brain function, and imaging of the human brain..
|1||Introduction to Optical Imaging: Light, Optics, Lasers, Detectors|
|2||Microscopes and How They Work; From Leeuwenhoek to Confocal|
|3||New Microscopies: 2-Photon and TIRF+ Lab Demonstrations|
|4||New Microscopies: Suppersolution and Lightsheet + Lab Demonstrations|
|5||Brain Activation: Physiology and Metabolism + Imaging Fundamentals|
|6||From Video-Based to CCD-Based and CMOS-Based Imaging|
|7||Application + Lab Visit|
|8||Human Imaging (PET, MRI, fMRI)|
|9||Student Presentations of Journal Papers|
|10||Student Final Presentation of Their Papers|