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neu340 - Invertebrate Neuroscience (Course overview)
Department of Neurosciences 6 KP
Module components Semester courses Sommersemester 2022 Examination
  • Unlimited access 6.03.341 - Invertebrate Neuroscience - Seminar Show lecturers
    • Prof. Dr. Jutta Kretzberg

    Dates on Monday. 06.06.22 12:15 - 13:45, Tuesday. 07.06.22 09:15 - 13:45, Wednesday. 08.06.22, Friday. 10.06.22, Monday. 13.06.22 - We ...(more)
    Preparatory meeting: see information group of study programme (

  • Unlimited access 6.03.342 - Invertebrate Neuroscience - Exercises Show lecturers
    • Prof. Dr. Jutta Kretzberg
    • Jens-Steffen Scherer

    Dates on Monday. 06.06.22 - Wednesday. 08.06.22, Friday. 10.06.22, Monday. 13.06.22 - Wednesday. 15.06.22, Friday. 17.06.22, Monday. 20. ...(more)
    The electrophysiology lab will be performed in small groups. Up to 5 students do experiments in the morning (8-12), the other up to 5 students in the afternoon (14-18). The preparatory meeting will take place online (see information group of study programme:

Notes for the module
attendance in pre-meeting
Capacity / number of participants 12 (
this module provides the background for neu345 "Neural Computation in invertebrate systems"
Time of examination
during the course (summer term, second half)
Module examination
Portfolio consisting of short tests, short reports (according to portfolio assighnments) and seminar presentation
Skills to be acquired in this module

++ Neurosci. knowlg.
++ Expt. Methods
+ Scient. Literature
+ Social skills
+ Maths/Stats/Progr.
+ Independent Research
+ Data present./disc.
+ Scientific English
+ Ethics

Upon successful completion of this course, students

  • have knowledge on invertebrate neuronal systems in comparison to vertebrate systems
  • have discussed an overview of experimental and theoretical methods of invertebrate neuroscienc
  • have acquired first practical skills in intracellular recordings from invertebrate neurons
  • have acquired basic skills in data analysis
  • have acquired an intuitive understanding of membrane potential and action potential generation based on computer simulations