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SCRB 182 - Got (New) Brain? The Evolution of Brain Regeneration or return to Course Catalog Search

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Faculty of Arts and SciencesStem Cell and Regenerative BiologyPaola Arlotta
TermDay and TimeLocation
Fall 2016-2017  (show academic calendar)MW   2:30 p.m. - 3:59 p.m.Sherman Fairchild 268 (FAS)
4  (show credit conversion for other schools)
Credit Level
Graduate and Undergraduate

This course will cover concepts and theories on evolutionary changes in nervous system regenerative capacity of different organisms. Material will be taught in a dynamic setting combining lectures and brainstorming of the literature with hands-on experience in the laboratory. Students will become familiar with classic, paradigm-changing experiments that have shaped how we think about brain regeneration and repair and also consider the newest theories on cellular reprogramming as a way to regenerate the nervous system.

Exam Group

Cross Registration
Eligible for cross-registration
With permission of instructor/subject to availability

MIT students please cross register from MIT's Add/Drop application.