THE BRAIN
DYSFUNCTION TO DISEASE

MCDB3651
Tues & Thur 12:30 to 13:45
Gold Biosciences A120
Spring 2016

Michael Stowell
stowellm@colorado.edu
Office B231B Porter Biosciences
Thursday 14:00-16:00 or by Appointment
Class email: MCDB3651_001_20161_B@rosters.colorado.edu

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IMPORTANT CLASS INFORMATION

FINAL PAPER DUE NO LATTER THAN MAY 1st at 12:00 NOON


USEFULL ONLINE TEXTBOOKS AND RESOURCES


http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK10799/

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK20385/

http://neuroscience.uth.tmc.edu/toc.htm


     COURSE SPECIFIC INFORMATION


  COURSE DESCRIPTION


PRESENTATION GUIDELINE


PAPER GUIDELINE


COURSE LEARNING GOALS


GRADES



 


IMPORTANT ONLINE LINKS AND TOOLS


  CLINCAL TRIALS

BRAIN ATLAS

BRAIN MAP

COCHRANE REPORTS

EXPASY

CHEMBL

PATENTS

SWISSDOCK

BINDING DATABASE

 
  NINDS DISEASE LIST

RCSB

GENE CARDS

STRING

PASTA

3DLIGAND

FINDSITE

FINDSITE
COMB

CHIMERA


 


SYLLABUS AND CLASS SCHEDULE


Section Date SECTION AND SUBJECT PPT READINGS QUIZZES

1

  Introduction to Molecules and Mechanisms      SOCRATIVE
   CODE
CUBMCDB3651

T Jan 12

Neurons, Neurotransmiters, Receptors

R Jan 14

       NO CLASS       
  T Jan 19

Potentiation, Summation, LTP, LTD

 

2

 

Psychological Disorders

 

R Jan 21

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

T Jan 26

Bipolar disorder

 

R Jan 28

Autism

T Feb 2

Asperger's

3

 

Motor Neuron Disorders and Diseases

 

 
  R Feb 4

Multiple Sclerosis (canceled)


GRADES UPDATE

T Feb 9

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Guest)

R Feb 11

Myasthemia gravis (Guest)

4

 

Congenital Neurological Disorders

     

T Feb 16

Downs syndrome

R Feb 18

Cerebral palsy

 

T Feb 23

XLID

R Feb 25

Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT)

 

5

  Neurodegenerative Diseases  

T Mar  1

Alzheimer's

R Mar  3

Frontotemporal dementia (FTD)


GRADES UPDATE

 

T Mar 8

Parkinson's

 

R Mar 10

Huntington's

6   Pathological Neurodegenerative Diseases      

 

T Mar 15

Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD)

R Mar 17

Lyme Disease

Mar 21-25

SPRING BREAK NO CLASS

7

 

Uncatogorized/Syndromes

T Mar 29

Epilepsy/Seizures

 

R Mar  31

Migraine


GRADES UPDATE
8   Team Presentations      
  T Apr  5 LOGISTICS Q&A BRAIN BUCKS    
 

R Apr 7

Abominable Snowden (PTSD) and The Forgetfulls (Alzheimer's)

      

T Apr 12

GABA-dabba-doo (Concusion) and Master Minds (Anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis)

 
 

R Apr 14

High Five! (bipolar disorder)

      
 

T Apr 19

The Brain Teaser (Multiple Sclerosis) and Axon Axoff (Depression)

     
 

R Apr 21

 

     
 

T Apr 26

Brain Waves (Fatal Familial Insomnia) and Nerds of Ranvier (chronic traumatic encephalopathy)

   
  R Apr 28

PIZZA LUNCH, WRAP UP AND COURSE REVIEW

     

 

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DYSFUNCTION TO DISEASE

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