Instructor: Vatsala Thirumalai, Sanjay P Sane
Time: 10.00-11.30 AM
Duration of the course:
1st Mar 2021 to 31st May 2021
Days: Monday/Wednesday/Friday
Credits: 2
Course Outline:

Central pattern generators: invertebrate models, vertebrate models, mechanisms of rhythm generation.

Neuromodulation: Signaling, examples in networks, and network implications

Muscle contraction and sensory feedback from muscles , Descending control, reticulospinal network.

Cerebellum and basal ganglia (labs interspersed) Diversity of nervous systems

Sensory coding: vision, mechanosensors,olfaction

Diversity of sensory systems

Diversity motor systems

Motor decoding – work-loop hypothesis in locomotory systems

Introduction to neuroethology

Course Term: Jan Term - 2021
Course Year: 2020/2021