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Module code:ANATG010(Add to my personalised list)
Title:Systems and Circuit Neuroscience
Credit value:15
Division:Division of Biosciences
Module organiser:Dr Daniel Bendor
Organiser's location:Bedford Way
Organiser's email:d.bendor@ucl.ac.uk
Available for students in Year(s):
Module prerequisites:Option for MSc in Neuroscience, Dual Masters in Brain and Mind & MSc in Biomedical Sciences.  
Module outline:The module discusses systems and circuit analysis using a variety of techniques from optogenetics in Drosophila to human neuroimaging and computational modeling. The systems covered span from the generation and maintenance of circadian rhythms, reinforcement and learning in the striatum, to somatosensation and synaptic plasticity and memory.  
Module aims:To expose the students to the world-class research in systems neuroscience 
Module objectives:The students will become familiar with the cutting edge research into Systems and Circuit based analysis in Neuroscience. They will grasp and understand the knowledge of the research in this field as it progresses. They will learn about a variety of systems in the central nervous system spanning a range of model organisms from Drosophila and zebrafish to human neuroimaging work and computational models of memory. 
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Module timetable:https://cmis.adcom.ucl.ac.uk:4443/timetabling/moduleTimet.do?firstReq=Y&moduleId=ANATG010 
Module assessment:Unseen one-hour written examination 50.00%.
One essay (2,000 words) 50.00%. 
Notes: 
Taking this module as an option?: 
Link to virtual learning environment(registered students only)https://moodle.ucl.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=13353 
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