Physiology and Biophysics

Courses

Required Courses:

  • NeuBeh 501: Intro to Neurobiology
  • PBIO/NeuBeh 504: Biophysics of Nerve, Muscle, and Synapse
  • Pbio/NeuBeh 532: Cell Signaling Discussion
  • NeuBeh 502: Intro to Neurobiology
  • Pbio 508: Lab Rotations (x3)
  • 6 departmental mini-courses
  • Pbio 513: Teaching Physiology (2 quarter TA requirement)
  • Pbio 600: Independent Research (before General Exam)
  • Pbio 800: Doctoral Dissertation (after General Exam)

Highly Recommended course:

  • NeuBeh 503: Cognitive and Integrative Neurobiology

Mini-courses:

    • Pbio/NeuBeh 509: Neuroendocrinology
    • Pbio/NeuBeh 545: Quantitative Methods in Neuroscience
    • Pbio/NeuBeh 548: Molecular Mechanisms of Synaptic Plasticity
    • Pbio/NeuBeh 550: Biophysics of Calcium Signaling
    • Pbio/NeuBeh 551: Mouse Models of Disease
    • Pbio/NeuBeh 552: Synaptic Integration
    • Pbio/NeuBeh 553: Learning & Memory: Synapses & Systems
    • Pbio/NeuBeh 554: Motor Learning: Cellular & Network Mechanisms
    • Pbio/NeuBeh 555: Sensory Receptors
    • Pbio/NeuBeh 556: Axon Pathfinding
    • Pbio/NeuBeh 557: Ion Channel Gating
    • Pbio/NeuBeh 558: Dendrites
    • Pbio/NeuBeh 559: Experience & Brain Development
    • Pbio/NeuBeh 561: Molecular Motors

Systems neuroscience:

    • Pbio/NeuBeh 545: Quantitative Methods in Neuroscience
    • Pbio/NeuBeh 553: Learning & Memory: Synapses & Systems
    • Pbio/NeuBeh 554: Motor Learning: Cellular & Network Mechanisms
    • Pbio/NeuBeh 559: Experience & Brain Development
    • Pbio/NeuBeh 552: Synaptic Integration
    • Pbio/NeuBeh 559: Experience & Brain Development
    • Conj 534: Selected Problems in Nervous System Development
    • Psych 437: Motor Development
    • Psych 460: Cognitive Neuropsychology
    • Psych 504: Behavioral Neuroscience

Computational neuroscience:

    • Pbio/NeuBeh 545: Quantitative Methods in Neuroscience
    • Pbio/NeuBeh 552: Synaptic Integration
    • Pbio/NeuBeh 553: Learning & Memory: Synapses & Systems
    • Pbio/NeuBeh 554: Motor Learning: Cellular & Network Mechanisms
    • Pbio/NeuBeh 555: Sensory Receptors
    • CSE 527: Computational Biology
    • CSE 528: Computational Neuroscience
    • CSE 590: Special Topics in Computational Biology
    • Genome 540: Intro to Computational Molecular Biology
    • AMATH 383 Introduction to Continuous Mathematical Modeling
    • AMATH 410 Introduction to Computational Biology and Chemistry
    • AMATH 422 Introduction to Mathematical Biology
    • AMATH 423 Mathematical Biology: Stochastic Models
    • AMATH 503 Mathematical Biology I
    • AMATH 504 Mathematical Biology II
    • AMATH 521 Special Topics in Mathematical Biology
    • AMATH 574 Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos
    • AMATH 581 Scientific Computing
    • AMATH 592 Special Topics in Stochastic Analysis and Modeling
    • PHYS 525 Statistical Mechanics

Cell and molecular biophysics:

    • Pbio/NeuBeh 550: Biophysics of Calcium Signaling
    • Pbio/NeuBeh 555: Sensory Receptors
    • Pbio/NeuBeh 557: Ion Channel Gating
    • Pbio/NeuBeh 558: Dendrites
    • Pbio/NeuBeh 561: Molecular Motors
    • Conj 533: The Dynamic Chromosome
    • Conj 536: Experimental Design in Cell Biology
    • CSE 590RR: Introduction to Computational Neuroscience
    • Biol 401: Advanced Cell Biology
    • Genome 540: Intro to Computational Molecular Biology
    • AMATH 423 Mathematical Biology: Stochastic Models
    • PHYS 525 Statistical Mechanics

Molecular physiology and neurobiology:

    • Pbio/NeuBeh 509: Neuroendocrinology
    • Pbio/NeuBeh 551: Mouse Models of Disease
    • Pbio/NeuBeh 556: Axon Pathfinding
    • Pbio/NeuBeh 561: Molecular Motors
    • Conj 533: The Dynamic Chromosome
    • Conj 534: Selected Problems in Nervous System Development
    • Conj 536: Experimental Design in Cell Biology
    • Conj 541: Molecular Biology of Cellular Processes
    • Conj 542: Development
    • Biol 401: Advanced Cell Biology
    • Biol 581: Neurobiology
    • Genome 540: Intro to Computational Molecular Biology

Cardiorespiratory physiology:

  • Pbio 518: Research Topics in Cardiovascular Physiology
  • Hubio 540: Cardiovascular System
  • Pbio/NeuBeh 550: Biophysics of Calcium Signaling
  • Pbio/NeuBeh 551: Mouse Models of Disease
  • Pbio/NeuBeh 557: Ion Channel Gating
  • Pbio/NeuBeh 561: Molecular Motors
  • Conj 536: Experimental Design in Cell Biology
  • Conj 541: Molecular Biology of Cellular Processes

Endocrinology:

  • Pbio/NeuBeh 509: Neuroendocrinology
  • HuBio 565: Reproduction
  • HuBio 544: The Endocrine System
  • Biol 465: Comparative Endocrinology

Other courses of interest:

  • NeuBeh 510: Seminar in Neurobiology
  • Biochem 440: Intro to Biochemistry
  • Bioen 599: Intro to Tech Commercialization
  • Bioen 599: Frontiers in Nanotechnology
  • Chem 452: Physical Chemistry for Biochemists
  • MSE 498: Science & Tech of Nanostructures
  • TC 440: Science Writing
  • TC 509: The Scientific Article
  • TC 541: Science and Technology Writing