neu141 - Visual Neuroscience - Physiology and Anatomy (Course overview)

neu141 - Visual Neuroscience - Physiology and Anatomy (Course overview)

Department of Neurosciences 12 KP
Module components Semester courses Sommersemester 2022 Examination
  • No access 6.03.140 - Visual Neuroscience - Physiology and Anatomy Show lecturers
    • Prof. Dr. Karin Dedek
    • Prof. Dr. Martin Greschner
    • Christian Puller
    • Dr. rer. nat. Malte Ahlers

    Dates on Monday, 09.05.2022 - Thursday, 12.05.2022, Monday, 16.05.2022 - Thursday, 19.05.2022, Monday, 23.05.2022 - Wednesday, 25.05.2022 09:00 - 16:00
Hinweise zum Modul
Basic knowledge of neurobiology
Kapazität/Teilnehmerzahl 12 - with Visual Neuroscience: Anatomy (
Shared course components with (cannot be credited twice):
neu151 BM Visual Neuroscience: Anatomy
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)