NS201 (AUG) 2:0
Systems Neuroscience
Neuronal biophysics, sensation & perception, motor systems
Supratim Ray, SP Arun, Aditya Murthy
Pre-requisites – None

NS202 (AUG) 2:0
Molecular and Cellular Basis of Behaviour
Synaptic transmission, pre and post synaptic organization and its relationship to synaptic physiology, synaptic plasticity, learning and memory.
Balaji Jayaprakash, Deepak Nair
Pre-requisites – None

NS203 (AUG) 2:0
Cognitive Neuroscience
Methods in cognitive neuroscience, attention, decision making, executive functions, emotion, motivation
Sridharan Devarajan, Srikanth Padmala
Pre-requisites – None

NS 204 (AUG) 2:0
Developmental Neuroscience
Basic neuroanatomy of CNS and PNS, Neurogenesis, Cell migration, cellular determination and differentiation, Neuronal growth cone and axon growth, Cell death in the nervous system, synapse formation, refinement of synaptic connections, astrocyte development and functions, oligodendrocyte development and functions, microglia development and functions.
Naren Ramanan, Kavita Babu
Pre-requisites – None

NS301 (JAN) 2:0
Topics in Systems & Cognitive Neuroscience
Readings and grant writing in systems and cognitive neuroscience
SP Arun, Supratim Ray, Srikanth Padmala
Pre-requisites – NS201/NS203

NS302 (JAN) 2:0
Topics in Cellular & Molecular Neuroscience
Readings and grant writing in molecular and developmental neuroscience.
Deepak Nair, Naren Ramanan, Balaji Jayaprakash
Pre-requisites – NS202/NS204

NS 211 (JAN) 3:0
Optical Spectroscopy and Microscopy
Transition probabilities; Time dependent perturbation theory; Interaction with strong fields, Second Quantization; Origin of Spontaneous emission; characteristics of stimulated emission; Absorption and emission. Emergence of biophysical methods such as CD, Fluorescence spectroscopy, Energy transfer and other such methods from the above principles. Non-linear optics; Lasers; Pulsed and CW lasers; Multi photon excitation; optical microscopy; diffraction limit; principles of laser scanning microscopes; photo detection; optical microscope in bits and pieces.
Balaji Jayaprakash
Pre-requisites – None

Other courses co-taught by CNS faculty:

E0 304 (JAN) 3:1
Computational Cognitive Neuroscience
Sridharan Devarajan

MB208 (JAN) 3:1
Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience
SP Arun, Rishikesh Narayanan

DB201 (AUG) 2:0
Mathematics and Statistics for Biologists
Supratim Ray, N.V. Joshi, K. Sekar

E9 282 (JAN) 2:1
Neural Signal Processing
Supratim Ray, Chandra Sekhar Seelamantula

UB 201 and UB 201L (AUG) 2:1
Introduction to Biology-III (Neurobiology)
Deepak Nair, Sridhar Devarajan, Sachin Deshmukh, Rishi Narayanan

UB 304L (JAN) 0:1
Experiments in Neurobiology
Deepak Nair, Sridhar Devarajan, Sachin Deshmukh



See also


Live cell super resolution imaging by radial fluctuations using fluorogen binding tags
25 Jan 2019

Mini Jose Deepak was awarded “Har Gobind Khorana Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award”
14 Nov 2019

Dr. Kavita Babu receives Janaki Ammal – National Women Bioscientists Award
12 Dec 2019

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