Instructor: Upinder Bhalla and Sumantra Chattarji
Days: Monday/Wednesday/Friday
Course Outline:

Philosophy and neuroscience
Computatioon basics. Logic, Intelligence and Turing
Equivalent circuit, cable theory and passive properties of cells
Passive summation and computation
Ligand and voltage-gated channels
Channel properties and their effect on cell firing
Complex cells and computation with active channels
Chemical computation in neurons
Neural Coding 
Abstract network computation
Visual computation

Synaptic transmission Chemical and electrical
Glia
Presynaptic mechanims
postsynaptic mechanisms
Synaptic plasticity in the hippocampus
long term potentiation and depression
Learning and memory
Structural plasticity
Neuroanatomy (lab)
Course Term: Jan Term - 2018
Course Year: 2017/2018