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neu141 - Visual Neuroscience - Physiology and Anatomy (Course overview)
Department of Neurosciences 12 KP
Module components Semester courses Sommersemester 2020 Examination
  • No access 6.03.140 - Visual Neuroscience - Physiology and Anatomy Show lecturers
    • Martin Greschner
    • Apl. Prof. Dr. Karin Dedek
    • Apl.Prof.Dr. Ulrike Janssen-Bienhold
    • Dr. Christian Puller

    Dates on Monday. 27.04.20 - Thursday. 30.04.20, Monday. 04.05.20 - Thursday. 07.05.20, Monday. 11.05.20 - Thursday. 14.05.20, Monday. 18.05.20 - Tuesday. 19.05.20 09:15 - 16:00, Wednesday. 20.05.20 09:15 - 12:00
Notes for the module
Basic knowledge of neurobiology
Capacity / number of participants 12 - with Visual Neuroscience: Anatomy (
Shared course components with (cannot be credited twice):
neu151 BM Visual Neuroscience: Anatomy
Time of examination
during the course (summer semester, first half)
In addition, mandatory but ungraded: seminar presentation
Module examination
Skills to be acquired in this module

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

Upon successful completion of this course, students

• have basic knowledge of electrophysiological techniques used in neuroscience research
• have acquired first practical skills in some electrophysiological techniques
• have acquired basic skills in data analysis
• have knowledge on retinal physiology and anatomy of the visual system
• have basic knowledge of brain structures and their function
• have profound knowledge of the architecture and circuits of the vertebrate retina
• have aquired basic skills in histological techniques (tissue fixation, embedding, sectioning,
staining procedures, immunohistochemistry)
• have aquired fundamental skills in microscopy (differential interference contrast microscopy,
phase-contrast microscopy, confocal microscopy)