Neurobiology 2 : Circuits and Systems
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