STNB 601: NEUROBIOLOGY
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STBN 601 : NEUROBIOLOGY June 2009 Download PDF File 63.7 KB

Lecture 1 : Organization of Human NervousSystem Download PDF File 2.02 MB
Lecture 2 : Method for the study of neural functions Download PDF File 6.04 MB
Lecture 3 : MethodsForNeuralFunctions Download PDF File 3.75 MB
Lecture 5 : ElectrialActivityBrain Download PDF File 2.52 MB
                 ElectricalActivitiesof NeuralTissue Download PDF File 24.7 MB
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READING MATERIALS 1:
1. Kandel et al: Principles of Neural Science. Chapter 1: Brain and Behaviour. Page 5-17.
2. Walle J.H. Nauta and Michael Feirtag: The Organization of the brain. Scientific American,September 1979, page 78-105.
3. Earl Lawrence House and Ben Pansky: A Functional approach to Neuroanatomy. Chapters 1 and 2Trends in Evolution and Anatomy of the Brain, pages 1-55
4. Brian A. Curtis, Stanley Jacobson, and Elliot M. Marcus. An Introduction to the Neuroscience.Chapter1: An overview, The central nervous system, The spinal cord, and the brain. , pages 1-19
5. Kandel et al: Chapter 19: Anatomical organization of the Nervous System, pages 273-282.

READING MATERIALS 2:

1. The Microscope.
2. Atlas I: Neuro-anatomical terminology.
3. Atlas II: Some medical terms.
4. Atlas III: Outline of the Human Brain.
5. CN-I: Cerebrum and cerebellum: Gross structure of the human brain.
6. David H. Hubel: The Brain. Scientific American, September 1979, pages 39-47.
7. Kandel et al: Chapter 21: Development as a guide to the regional anatomy of the brain. pages 296-308
8. Kandel et al: Chapter 22: Imaging the living brain, pages 309-328.

READING MATERIALS 3:
1. Kandel et al: Chapter 2 , Nerve cells and behaviour., pages 18-36.
Chapter 3 , The cytology of Neurons, pages 37-48.
Chapter 4 , Synthesis and Trafficking of Neuronal Proteins , pages 49-65.
2. House and Pansky: Chapter 6 : Basic structure and Function of the nervous system , pages 127-147.
3. Curtis et al : Chapter 3: Neurocytology , pages 36-71.
4. Astrocytes, Scientific American.
5. Oligodendrocyte, Scientific American.
6. Axonal Transport, Scientific American.
7. Charles F. Steven: The Neuron. Scientific American , September , 1979.

READING MATERIALS 4:
1. Stephen W. Kuffler and John G. Nicholls: From Neuron to Brain. Chapter 1 : Analysis of signals in the
Central Nervous System, pages 3- 15.
2.Kuffler and Nicholls : Chapter 4 : Electrical signaling, pages 77-87.
Chapter 5 : Ionic basis of Resting and Action Potentials, pages 88-105.
Chapter 6: Control of membrane permeability., page 106-131.
Chapter 7: Neurons as conductors of electricity, page 132-144.
Chapter 12: Active transport of ions, pages 237-254.
Chapter 13: Physiology of Neuroglial cells , pages 255-288.
3.Charles F. Stevens: The Neuron . Scientific American , September , 1979, pages 49-59.
4.Curtis et al : Chapter 4, Cell Physiology, pages 72-86.
: Chapter 5, Nerve physiology, pages 87-103.
5. Kandel et al: Chapter 5, Ion Channels, pages 66-80.
: Chapter 6, Membrane Potentials, pages 81-94.
: Chapter 7, Passive membrane properties of the neuron, page 95-103.
: Chapter 8, Voltage-gated ion channels and the generation of the action potential, pages 104-119.
: Appendix A : Current flow in neurons. pages 1033-1040.
6. Research methods
7. Instrumentation Handbooks.

READING MATERIALS 5:
1. Curtis et al : Chapter 5: Nerve Physiology, pages 87-103.
2. LNB STAFF : Propagation of Action Potential and Nerve Physiology.
3. Bernard Katz , Nerves, Muscles and Synapses. .
4. Nerve Physiology.
5. Peripheral nerves.
6. W. Grey Walter: The electrical activity of the brain. Scientific American , July 1954.
7. Mary A.B. Brazier: The analysis of Brain Waves. Scientific American, June 1962.
8. Nathaniel Kleitman. Patterns of Dreaming. Scientific American, November , 1960.
9. Kandel et al, Chapter 50 The Collective Electrical Behaviour of cortical neurons:
the EEG, pages 777-791.
10. The EEG Primer.
11. The Evoked Potentials.

READING MATERIALS 6:
1. Kandel et al : Chapters 9-16 , pages 120-269.
2. Kuffler and Nicholls : Chapters 8- 11, pages 145-236.
Chapter 8 : Synaptic transmission.
Chapter 9 : Release of chemical transmitters.
Chapter 10 : Microphysiology of chemical transmission.
Chapter 11: The search for chemical transmitters.
3. Bernard Katz. Nerves, Muscles and Synapses.
4. William L. Nastuk . Neuromuscular transmission.
5. Curtis et al. Chapter 6, Muscle and Nerve-Muscle junction, pages 104-119.
6. Sir John Eccles. The Synapse. Scientific American, January 1965.
7.Vernon B. Mountcastle. Synaptic transmission.
8.Victor J. Wilson. Inhibition in the central Nervous system. Scientific American.
9. Chemical Neurotransmitter
10. Solomon H. Snyder : The molecular basis of communication between cells. Scientific American,
October 1985.
11. James A. Nathanson and Paul Greengard: Second Messengers in the brain. Scientific American ,
August 1977.
12. Roldolfo R. Llinas : Calcium in synaptic transmission. Scientific American, October, 1982..
13. Paul H. Patterson, David D. Potter and Edwin J. Furshpan. The chemical differentiation of nerve
cells. Scientific American, July 1978.
14. David I. Gottlieb : GABAergic Neurons. Scientific American , February 1988.
15. Floyd E. Bloom : Neuropeptides . Scientific American, October 1981.

READING MATERIALS 7:
1. NK-LNB : Supplementary materials for Neural mechanisms for coding of sensory information.
2.Werner R. Loewenstein : Biological transducers. Scientific American .
3. Kandel et al : Chapter 23, Coding and Processing of sensory information , pages 329-340.

READING MATERIALS 8:
1. House and Pansky : Chapter 7 : Functional classification of system and reflexes.
2. NK-LNB : Functional organization in the nervous system.
3. Curtis et al : Chapter 7 : The spinal cord. pages 120-149.
4. Curtis et al : Chapter 8 : Clinical considerations of the spinal cord. pages 150-216.
5. House and Pansky : Chapter 8 : General somatic afferent system (GSA),.
6. House and Pansky : Chapter 10 : General visceral afferent system (GVA).
7. House and Pansky : Chapter 14 : General Somatic efferent system (GSE ).
8. House and Pansky : Chapter 15 : General visceral efferent system (GVE ) .
9. House and Pansky : Chapter 16 : Special visceral efferent system (SVE ).
10. House and Pansky : Chapter 17 : Summary of functional components of peripheral nerves.
11. Kandel et al : Chapter 19 : Anatomical Organization of the nervous system , pages 273-283.
12: Kandel et al : Chapter 20 : The neural basis of perception and movements . pages 283-295.
13. Kandel et al : Chapter 17 : Diseases of the motor unit. pages 244-257.
14. Kandel et al : Chapter 46 : Clinical syndromes of the spinal cord and brain stem. pages 711 -731.

READING MATERIALS 9:
1. Curtis et al : Chapter 9 : Brainstem : Gross anatomy , pages 217-235.
2. Curtis et al ; Chapter 10 : Cranial nerves, pages 236- 259.
3. Curtis et al : Chapter 11 : Microscopic anatomy of the brainstem, pages 260-293.
4. Curtis et al : Chapter 12 : The diencephalon, pages 294-300.
5. Curtis et al : Chapter 13 : Fiber tracts of the brainstem , pages 301-315.
6. Curtis et al : Chapter 16 : Clinical consideration of the brainstem , pages 328-375.
7. Kandel et al : Chapter 44 : The brain stem : cranial nerve nuclei and the monoaminergic systems.
pages 683-700.
8.Kandel et al : Chapter 45 : Trigeminal system . pages 701-710.
9. Kandel et al : Chapter 46 : Clinical syndrome of the spinal cord and brain stem . pages 711-731.

READING MATERIALS 10:
1. House and Pansky : Chapter 12 General Proprioception .
2. Kandel et al : Chapter 24 : Modality coding in the somatic sensory system. pages 341-352.
: Chapter 25 : Anatomy of the somatic sensory system , pages 353-384.
: Chapter 26 : Touch : pages 367-384.
: Chapter 27 : Pain and analgesia. pages 385-399.
3.House and Pansky : Chapter 8 : General somatic afferent system (GSA),.
4. House and Pansky : Chapter 10 : General visceral afferent system (GVA).

READING MATERIALS 11:
1. Charles R. Michael : Retinal Processing of Visual Images. Scientific American.
2. John D. Pettigrew : The Neurophysiology of Binocular Vision. Scientific American. August 1972.
3. Barbara Gordon: The superior colliculus of the brain. Scientific American , December , 1972.
4. Jorg-Peter Ewert : The neural basis of visually guided behaviour. Scientific American, March 1974.
5. Curtis et al : Chapter 19 : Visual system. pages 437-446.
6. House and Pansky : Chapter 9 : Special Somatic afferent system (SSA ).
7. Kuffler and Nicholls: Chapter 2:The Visual world: Cellular organization and its analysis. pages 16-60.
8. Kuffler and Nicholls : Chapter 3 : Columnar organization of the cortex. pages 61-76.
9. Kandel et al : Chapter 28: Phototransduction and information processing in the retina. pages 400-419.
10. Kandel et al : Chapter 29 : Central visual pathways . pages 420-439.
11. Kandel et al : Chapter 30 : Perception of motion, depth and form. pages 440-466.
12. Kandel et al : Chapter 31 : Color vision. pages 467-480.
13. Richard H. Masland: The functional architecture of the retina. Scientific American, December 1986.
14. David H. Hubel & Torsen N. Wiesel: Brain mechanisms of vision. Scientific American, Sept. 1979.
15. Semir Zeki : The Visual Image in Mind and Brain . Scientific American, September 1992

READING MATERIALS 12:
1. Curtis et al : Chapter 14 : Vestibular and auditory systems , pages 316-327.
2. House and Pansky : Chapter 9 : Special Somatic afferent system (SSA ).
3. Kandel et al : Chapter 32 Hearing , pages 481-499.

READING MATERIALS 13:
1.Curtis et al : Chapter 18 : Taste. Olfaction and the emotional brain. pages 425-436.
2. House and Pansky : Chapter 11 : Special visceral afferent system ( SVA ).
3. Kandel et al : Chapter 34 : Smell and taste : The Chemical senses . pages 512-529.

READING MATERIALS 14:
1. Curtis et al : Chapter 14 : Vestibular and auditory systems , pages 316-327.
2. House and Pansky : Chapter 13 : Special Proprioception .
3. Kandel et al : Chapter 33 : The sense of balance. pages 500-511.

READING MATERIALS 15:
1. Rodolfo R. Llinas : The cortex of the cerebellum . Scientific American
2. House and Pansky : Chapter 18 : Cerebellar modification of muscular activity.
3. Kandel et al : Chapter 41 : The cerebellum . pages 626-646.

READING MATERIALS 16:
1. W. Grey Walter : The electrical activity of the brain. Scientific American, June 1954.
2. J.D. French : The reticular Formation. Scientific American , May 1957.
3. Michel Jouvet : The states of sleep, Scientific American, February 1967.
4.Mary A. B. Brazier : The analysis of brain waves. Scientific American, June 1962.
5. Nathaniel Kleitman: Patterns of dreaming. Scientific American, November 1960.
6. Curtis et al : Chapter 26 : The Electro encephalogram : seizures, sleep, coma, and consciousness.
pages 710-752.
7. House and Pansky : Chapter 22 : Thalamic relay and correlation center to the cortex.
8. Kandel et al : Chapter 51 : Sleep and Dreaming . pages 792-804.
9. Kandel et al : Chapter 52 : Disorders of sleep and consciousness. pages 805-819.
10. Adrian R. Morrison: A window on the sleeping brain. Scientific American , April 1983.
11. Francis Crick and Christof Koch : The problem of consciousness. Scientific American, September 1992.

READING MATERIALS 17:
1. Edward V. Evarts : Brain Mechanisms in movement. Scientific American , July 1973.
2. Curtis et al : Chapter 23 : The motor system and the integration of reflex activity, pages 661-679.
3. Curtis et al : Chapter 24 : The relationship of the basal ganglia to movement. pages 681-695.
4. Curtis et al : Chapter 25 : The cerebellum and movement, pages 696-709.
5. House and Pansky : Chapter 19 : Extrapyramidal modification of muscular activity.
6. House and Pansky : Chapter 20 : Pyramidal control of muscular activity.
7. Kandel et al : chapter 35 : The control of movement. pages 533-547.
: Chapter 36: Muscles : Effectors of the motor systems. pages 548-563.
: Chapter 37 : Muscle receptors and spinal refexes: The stretch reflex. page 564-580.
: Chapter 38 : Spinal mechanisms of motor coordination. pages 581-595.
: Chapter 39 : Posture . pages 596-608.
: Chapter 40 : Voluntary movement. pages 609-625.
: Chapter 41 : The cerebellum . pages 626-646.
: Chapter 42 : The basal ganglion . pages 647-659.
: Chapter 43 : The oculomotor system. pages 660-679.

READING MATERIALS 18:
1. Curtis et al : Chapter 16 : Hypothalamus and autonomic nervous system, pages 386-395.
2. House and Pansky : Chapter 21 : Hypothalamic control of visceral function.
3. Kandel et al : Chapters 47 - 48 : Hypothalamus and the limbic system . pages 732-760.

READING MATERIALS 19:
1. Alan E. Fisher : Chemical stimulation of the brain. Scientific American.
2. Erich Von Holst and Ursula Von Saint Paul : Electrically controlled behaviour. Scientific American.
3. Curtis et al : Chapter 18 : Taste. Olfaction and the emotional brain. pages 425-436.
4. Curtis et al : Chapter 27 : Learning, memory, and instinctive behaviour, pages 753-777.
5. Kandel et al : Chapters 47-48: Hypothalamus and limbic system. pages 732-760.
6. Aryeh Routtenberg : The reward system of the brain . Scientific American , November, 1978.
7. Mortimer Mishkin and Tim Appenzeller : The anatomy of memory. Scientific American June 1987.
8. Paul D. MacLean : The Triune Brain, Emotion and Scientific Bias.
9. Paul D. MacLean: The limbic brain in relation to psychoses.

READING MATERIALS 20:
1. Curtis et al : Chapter 16 : Hypothalamus and autonomic nervous system, pages 386-395.
2. Leo V. Dicara: Learning in the autonomic nervous system . Scientific American, January 1970.
3. Curtis et al : Chapter 17 : Telencephalon , pages 396-424.
4. Curtis et al : Chapter 20 : Cerebral cortex , Cytoarchitecture and electrophysiology , pages 447-482.
5. Curtis et al : Chapter 21 : Functional localization , pages 483-534.
6. House and Pansky : Chapter 10 General visceral afferent system (GVA) .
7. House and Pansky : Chapter 15 General visceral efferent system (GVE ).
8. House and Pansky : Chapter 23 : The cerebrum as the highest center of the central nervous system.
9. Kandel et al : Chapter 49 : The autonomic nervous system . pages 761-776.
10. Kandel et al : Chapter 50 : The collective electrical behaviour of cortical neurons :
the electroencephalogram and the mechanisms of epilepsy. pages 777-791.

READING MATERIALS 21:
1. A.R. Luria : The functional organization of the brain. Scientific American .
2. Norman Geschwind :Language and the Brain. Scientific American.
3.Karl H. Pribram : The Neurophysiology of Remembering. Scientific American .
4. Michael S. Gazzaniga : The split brain in man. Scientific American , August 1967.
5. Robert Keith Wallace and Herbert Benson : The physiology of Meditation . Scientific American ,
February 1972.
6. John C. Eccles: The physiology of imagination. Scientific American , September 1958.
7. Curtis et al : Chapter 21 : Functional localization , pages 483-534.
8. Curtis et al : Chapter 22 : Clinical consideration of the cerebral hemispheres, pages 536-648.
9. Curtis et al : Chapter 27 : Learning, memory, and instinctive behaviour, pages 753-777.
10 House and Pansky : Chapter 24 : Clinical cases.
11 Curtis et al : Chapter 28 : General case history problem solving.
12. Kuffler and Nicholls. : Chapter 14 : Regulation of the composition of the fluid spaces in the brain.
pages 289-306.
13. Kandel et al : Chapter 53 : Localization of higher cognitive and affective functions: The association
cortices. pages 823-838.
14: Kandel et al : Chapter 54 : Disorders of language: the aphasia. pages 839-852.
15: Kandel et al : Chapter 55 : Disorders of thought ; schizophrenia. pages 853-868.
16. Kandel et al : Chapter 56 : Disorders of Mood : Depression, Mania, and anxiety disorders. pages 869- 886.
17 Kandel et al : Chapter 62 : Aging of the brain : dementia of the Alzheimer's type. pages 974-983.
18. Kandel et al : Chapter 63 : Genetic determinants of behaviour. page 987-997.
19. Kandel et al : Chapter 64 : Learning and memory . pages 997-1008.
20. Kandel et al : Chapter 65 : Cellular mechanisms of learning and biological basis of individuality, pages 1009-1032.
21. Kandel et al : Appendices B-C : Cerebral circulation: stroke. pages 1041-1049.
: Cerebrospinal fluid: Blood-Brain Barrier, brain edema, and
hydrocephalus. pages 1050-1060.
22. Norman Geschwind. Specialization of the human brain. September 1979.
23. Antonio R. Damasio and Hanna Damasio . Brain and language. Scientific American , September 1992.
24. Patricia S. Goldman-Rakic: Working Memory and the Mind. Scientific American September 1992.
25. Doreen Kimura : Sex differences in the brain . Scientific American , September 1992.
26. Elliot S. Gershon and Ronald O. Reider: Major disorders of Mind and Brain. September , 1992.