Cellular & Developmental Neurobiology (NBDS 5114, previously NBDS 5103)
 Course Director: Abdallah Hayar
(Office: Biomed II, Room 659-2, Tel. 501-686-6362, E-mail: amhayar@uams.edu, Website: http://hayar.net/NBDS5114)

Course Description: This course consists of lectures, assigned readings and student presentations that cover the structure, function and development of cells of the nervous system, the basic principles of the physiology of excitable cells, and synaptic transmission.

Spring 2019: Instructors

My Photo

David L. Davies, Ph.D.

Steve W. Barger, Ph.D.

Mahmoud Kiaei, Ph.D.

Abdallah Hayar

David Davies

Steve Barger

Dwight Pierce

Linda Larson-Prior

Kim Light

Sang-hun Lee

Mahmoud Kiaei

 
Spring 2019: Tentative Syllabus -
(bolded text indicates that lectures/reading have been updated compared to previous year)
 

Session

Day

Date

Time

Location

Reading (Book/Article)

Topic - Click to download lecture/handout

Instructor

1

Mon

1/7/19

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Survey: Form - Results

The Brain, Spacetime and the Universe

Hayar

2

Wed

1/9/19

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Neuroscience Chap. 22

Neuronal Network Construction

Hayar

3

Fri

1/11/19

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Handout

Neuroglia & Neurovasculature I (Slides)

Davies

 4

Mon

1/14/19

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Article 1,   Article 2

Neuroglia & neurovasculature II

Davies

5

Wed

1/16/19

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Autonomic Nervous System

Hayar

6

Fri

1/18/19

11:30-12:20

BMII-Rayford

 

Central Control of the Cardiovascular System

Hayar

 

Mon

1/21/19

11:30-12:20

 

 

Martin Luther King Day

 

7

Wed

1/23/19

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Subcellular Organization of the Nervous System I

Barger

8

Fri

1/25/19

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neur. Chap. 4

Subcellular Organization of the Nervous System II

Barger

9

Mon

1/28/19

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Subcellular Organization of the Nervous System III

Barger

10

Wed

1/30/19

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Notes

Embryology I (Lectures)

Davies 

11

Fri

2/1/19

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neur. Chp 14 , 16

Embryology II (Cortical Neuron Migration)

Davies 

12

Mon

2/4/19

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Basic Brain Develop.

Neurogenesis & Migration (Neural Crest Cells)

Davies 

13

Wed

2/6/19

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Wrap Up Session

Neurogenesis & Migration: Cerebral Cortex & Cerebellum

Davies 

 

Fri

2/8/19

11:30-12:20

 

 

No class - Study day

 

14

Mon

2/11/19

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

ASSESSMENT #1 / EXAM

Hayar

15

Wed

2/13/19

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 6

Membrane Potential and Action Potential-Part1

Hayar

16

Fri

2/15/19

11:30-12:20

BMII-Rayford

 

Membrane Potential and Action Potential-Part2

Hayar

 

Mon

2/18/19

 

 

 

Presidents' Day

 

17

Wed

2/20/19

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neur. Chap. 8

Release of Neurotransmitters

Hayar

18

Fri

2/22/19

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neur. Chap. 7

Neurotransmitters

Hayar

19

Mon

2/25/19

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neur. Chap. 9

Neuroreceptors

Hayar

20

Wed

2/27/19

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neur. Chap. 11

Postsynaptic Potentials and Synaptic Integration

Hayar

21

Fri

3/1/19

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Neuroscience-Chap24

Synaptic Plasticity & Memory Formation

Hayar

22

Mon

3/4/19

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Neuroscience-Chap14

Cellular & Developmental Aspects of Olfaction

Hayar

23

Wed

3/6/19

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Alcohol-induced alterations in cerebellar circuits

Hayar

24

Fri

3/8/19

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

   

Lab: Electrophysiology & Imaging

Hayar

25

Mon

3/11/19

11:30-12:20

BMII 613-2

 

Lab Demonstration in Dr. Hayar's lab, Biomed II-Rm 613-2

Hayar

26

Wed

3/13/19

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Review Session: Bring your questions

Hayar

 

Fri

3/15/19

11:30-12:20

BMII-Rayford

 

No class or make up class for inclement weather

Hayar

 

Mon

3/18/19

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Spring Break

 

 

Wed

3/20/19

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Spring Break

 

 

Fri

3/22/19

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Spring Break

 

27

Mon

3/25/19

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Sample-Test-Questions

ASSESSMENT #2 / EXAM

Hayar

28

Wed

3/27/19

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Gross Anatomy of Brain & Spinal Cord-Part1

Pierce

29

Fri

3/29/19

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Web-Resources

Gross Anatomy of Brain & Spinal Cord-Part2

Pierce

30

Mon

4/1/19

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Non-invasive Imaging of the Brain in Health & Dis.

Larson-Prior

31

Wed

4/3/19

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

  Imaging Brain Dynamics (Word) Larson-Prior

32

Fri

4/5/19

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Epilepsy I & II

Lee

33

Mon

4/8/19

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

  Epilepsy II Lee

34

Wed

4/10/19

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Neuroscience of Pain

 Hayar

 

Fri

4/12/19

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

No class - Research day

 

35

Mon

4/15/19

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Articles 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Neurodegenerative Disease (ALS), (pdf)

Kiaei

 36

Wed

4/17/19

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Articles 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Neurodegenerative Disease (Alzheimer)

Kiaei

37

Fri

4/19/19

11:30-12:20

BMII-Rayford

 

Neurobiology of Addiction

 Hayar

38

Mon

4/22/19

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Articles 1, 2, 3, 4

Neurodegenerative Disease (Parkinson)

Kiaei

 39

Wed

4/24/19

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Articles 1, Questions

Neurodegenerative Disease (Huntington)

Kiaei

 40

Fri

4/26/19

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Neurobiology of Depression

 Hayar

41

Mon

4/29/19

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

ASSESSMENT #3 / EXAM

Hayar

42

Wed

5/1/19

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 Agulhon-et-al. 2010

Critical Discussion of  a scientific article

Hayar

43

Fri

5/3/19

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Student presentation:

Hayar

44

Mon

5/6/19

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Student presentation:

Hayar

45

Wed

5/8/19

11:30-12:50

BMI 205/207

 

Student presentation:

Hayar

46

Fri

5/10/19

11:30-12:50

BMI 205/207

 

Student presentation:

Hayar

Spring 2019: Registered Students

  Name ID UAMS E-mail Other E-mail
1        
2        
3        
4        
5        

E-mail list:


 

Spring 2018: Instructors

My Photo

David L. Davies, Ph.D.

Steve W. Barger, Ph.D.

Mahmoud Kiaei, Ph.D.

Abdallah Hayar

David Davies

Steve Barger

Dwight Pierce

Linda Larson-Prior

Kim Light

Sang-hun Lee

Mahmoud Kiaei

 
Spring 2018: Tentative Syllabus -
(bolded text indicates that lectures/reading have been updated compared to previous year)
 

Session

Day

Date

Time

Location

Reading (Book/Article)

Topic - Click to download lecture/handout

Instructor

1

Mon

1/8/18

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Survey: Form - Results

The Brain, Spacetime and the Universe

Hayar

2

Wed

1/10/18

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Neuroscience Chap. 22

Neuronal Network Construction

Hayar

3

Fri

1/12/18

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Handout

Neuroglia & Neurovasculature I (Slides)

Davies

 

Mon

1/15/18

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

  

Martin Luther King Day

 

4

Wed

1/17/18

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Article 1,   Article 2

Neuroglia & neurovasculature II

Davies

5

Fri

1/19/18

11:30-12:20

BMII-Rayford

 

Autonomic Nervous System

Hayar

6

Mon

1/22/18

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Central Control of the Cardiovascular System

Hayar

7

Wed

1/24/18

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Subcellular Organization of the Nervous System I

Barger

8

Fri

1/26/18

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neur. Chap. 4

Subcellular Organization of the Nervous System II

Barger

9

Mon

1/29/18

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Subcellular Organization of the Nervous System III

Barger

10

Wed

1/31/18

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Notes

Embryology I (Lectures)

Davies 

11

Fri

2/2/18

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neur. Chp 14 , 16

Embryology II (Cortical Neuron Migration)

Davies 

12

Mon

2/5/18

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Basic Brain Develop.

Neurogenesis & Migration (Neural Crest Cells)

Davies 

13

Wed

2/7/18

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Wrap Up Session

Neurogenesis & Migration: Cerebral Cortex & Cerebellum

Davies 

 

Fri

2/9/18

11:30-12:20

 

 

No class - Study day

 

14

Mon

2/12/18

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

ASSESSMENT #1 / EXAM

Hayar

15

Wed

2/14/18

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 6

Membrane Potential and Action Potential-Part1

Hayar

16

Fri

2/16/18

11:30-12:20

BMII-Rayford

 

Membrane Potential and Action Potential-Part2

Hayar

 

Mon

2/19/18

 

BMI 205/207

 

Presidents' Day

 

17

Wed

2/21/18

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neur. Chap. 8

Release of Neurotransmitters

Hayar

18

Fri

2/23/18

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neur. Chap. 7

Neurotransmitters

Hayar

19

Mon

2/26/18

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neur. Chap. 9

Neuroreceptors

Hayar

20

Wed

2/28/18

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neur. Chap. 11

Postsynaptic Potentials and Synaptic Integration

Hayar

21

Fri

3/2/18

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Neuroscience-Chap24

Synaptic Plasticity & Memory Formation

Hayar

22

Mon

3/5/18

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Neuroscience-Chap14

Cellular & Developmental Aspects of Olfaction

Hayar

23

Wed

3/7/18

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Alcohol-induced alterations in cerebellar circuits

Hayar

24

Fri

3/9/18

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

   

Lab: Electrophysiology & Imaging

Hayar

25

Mon

3/12/18

11:30-12:20

BMII 613-2

 

Lab Demonstration in Dr. Hayar's lab, Biomed II-Rm 613-2

Hayar

26

Wed

3/14/18

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Review Session: Bring your questions

Hayar

 

Fri

3/16/18

11:30-12:20

 

 

No class - Study day

Hayar

 

Mon

3/19/18

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Spring Break

 

 

Wed

3/21/18

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Spring Break

 

 

Fri

3/23/18

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Spring Break

 

27

Mon

3/26/18

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Sample-Test-Questions

ASSESSMENT #2 / EXAM

Hayar

28

Wed

3/28/18

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Gross Anatomy of Brain & Spinal Cord-Part1

Pierce

29

Fri

3/30/18

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Web-Resources

Gross Anatomy of Brain & Spinal Cord-Part2

Pierce

30

Mon

4/2/18

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Non-invasive Imaging of the Brain in Health & Dis.

Larson-Prior

31

Wed

4/4/18

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

  Imaging Brain Dynamics (Word) Larson-Prior

32

Fri

4/6/18

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Epilepsy I & II

Lee

33

Mon

4/9/18

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

  Epilepsy II Lee

34

Wed

4/11/18

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Neuroscience of Pain

 Hayar

35

Fri

4/13/18

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Articles 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Neurodegenerative Disease (ALS), (pdf)

Kiaei

 36

Mon

4/16/18

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Articles 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Neurodegenerative Disease (Alzheimer)

Kiaei

37

Wed

4/18/18

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Neurobiology of Addiction

 Hayar

38

Fri

4/20/18

11:30-12:20

BMII-Rayford

Articles 1, 2, 3, 4

Neurodegenerative Disease (Parkinson)

Kiaei

 39

Mon

4/23/18

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Articles 1, Questions

Neurodegenerative Disease (Huntington)

Kiaei

 40

Wed

4/25/18

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Neurobiology of Depression

 Hayar

 

Fri

4/27/18

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

No class - Study day

 

41

Mon

4/30/18

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

ASSESSMENT #3 / EXAM

Hayar

42

Wed

5/2/18

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 Agulhon-et-al. 2010

Critical Discussion of  a scientific article

Hayar

43

Fri

5/4/18

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Student presentation: Guillory - Niedzwiedz

Hayar

44

Mon

5/7/18

11:30-12:50

BMI 205/207

 

Student presentation : Pike - Sherrill - Silva Moreira

Hayar

Spring 2018: Registered Students

  Name ID UAMS E-mail Other E-mail
1 Guillory, Devin 3049253 DGuillory@uams.edu dmcguillory@yahoo.com
2 Niedzwiedz, Victoria M 3043672 VMNiedzwiedz@uams.edu vniedz14@gmail.com
3 Pike, Ashley Renee 3043911 APike@uams.edu crashkitty21@gmail.com
4 Sherrill, John Thomas 1060915 JSHERRILL@uams.edu john_sherrill@me.com
5 Silva Moreira, Ana Rita 3049009 ASilvaMoreira@uams.edu arita.smoreira@gmail.com

E-mail list: Guillory, Devin <DGuillory@uams.edu>; Niedzwiedz, Victoria M <VMNiedzwiedz@uams.edu>; Pike, Ashley Renee <APike@uams.edu>; Sherrill, John Thomas <JSHERRILL@uams.edu>; Silva Moreira, Ana Rita <ASilvaMoreira@uams.edu>


 

Spring 2017: Instructors

My Photo

David L. Davies, Ph.D.

Steve W. Barger, Ph.D.

Mahmoud Kiaei, Ph.D.

Abdallah Hayar

David Davies

Steve Barger

Dwight Pierce

Linda Larson-Prior

Kim Light

Sang-hun Lee

Mahmoud Kiaei

 
Spring 2017: Tentative Syllabus -
(bolded text indicates that lectures/reading have been updated compared to previous year)
 

Session

Day

Date

Time

Location

Reading (Book/Article)

Topic - Click to download lecture/handout

Instructor

1

Mon

1/9/17

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Survey: Form - Results

The Brain, Spacetime and the Universe

Hayar

2

Wed

1/11/17

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Neuroscience Chap. 22

Neuronal Network Construction

Hayar

3

Fri

1/13/17

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Article 1 -Review

Neuroglia & Neurovasculature I (handout)

Davies

 

Mon

1/16/17

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Martin Luther King Day

 

4

Wed

1/18/17

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Article 2 - Review

Neuroglia & neurovasculature II (lecture)

Davies

5

Fri

1/20/17

11:30-12:20

COPH-G230

 

Autonomic Nervous System

Hayar

6

Mon

1/23/17

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Central Control of the Cardiovascular System

Hayar

7

Wed

1/25/17

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Subcellular Organization of the Nervous System I

Barger

8

Fri

1/27/17

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 4

Subcellular Organization of the Nervous System II

Barger

9

Mon

1/30/17

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Subcellular Organization of the Nervous System III

Barger

10

Wed

2/1/17

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Notes

Embryology I (Lectures)

Davies 

11

Fri

2/3/17

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 14

Embryology II

Davies 

12

Mon

2/6/17

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 16

Neurogenesis & Migration (Neural Crest Cells)

Davies 

13

Wed

2/8/17

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Wrap Up Session

Neurogenesis & Migration: Cerebral Cortex & Cerebellum

Davies 

 

Fri

2/10/17

11:30-12:20

 

 

No class - Study day

 

14

Mon

2/13/17

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

ASSESSMENT #1 / EXAM

Hayar

15

Wed

2/15/17

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 6

Membrane Potential and Action Potential-Part1

Hayar

16

Fri

2/17/17

11:30-12:20

COPH-G230

 

Membrane Potential and Action Potential-Part2

Hayar

 

Mon

2/20/17

 

BMI 205/207

 

Presidents' Day

 

17

Wed

2/22/17

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 8

Release of Neurotransmitters

Hayar

18

Fri

2/24/17

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 7

Neurotransmitters

Hayar

19

Mon

2/27/17

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 9

Neuroreceptors

Hayar

20

Wed

3/1/17

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 11

Postsynaptic Potentials and Synaptic Integration

Hayar

 

Fri

3/3/17

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

No class

 

21

Mon

3/6/17

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Neuroscience-Chap24

Synaptic Plasticity & Memory Formation

Hayar

22

Wed

3/8/17

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Neuroscience-Chap14

Cellular & Developmental Aspects of Olfaction

Hayar

23

Fri

3/10/17

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Alcohol-induced alterations in cerebellar circuits

Hayar

24

Mon

3/13/17

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

   

Lab: Electrophysiology & Imaging

Hayar

25

Wed

3/15/17

11:30-12:20

BMII 613-2

 

Lab Demonstration in Dr. Hayar's lab, Biomed II-Rm 613-2

Hayar

26

Fri

3/17/17

11:30-12:20

COPH-G230

 

Review Session: Bring your questions

Hayar

 

Mon

3/20/17

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Spring Break

 

 

Wed

3/22/17

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Spring Break

 

 

Fri

3/24/17

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Spring Break

 

27

Mon

3/27/17

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Sample-Test-Questions

ASSESSMENT #2 / EXAM

Hayar

28

Wed

3/29/17

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Gross Anatomy of Brain & Spinal Cord-Part1

Pierce

29

Fri

3/31/17

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Web-Resources

Gross Anatomy of Brain & Spinal Cord-Part2

Pierce

30

Mon

4/3/17

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Non-invasive Imaging of the Brain in Health & Dis. (W)

Larson-Prior

31

Wed

4/5/17

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

  Imaging Brain Dynamics (Word) Larson-Prior

32

Fri

4/7/17

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Epilepsy I

Lee

33

Mon

4/10/17

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

  Epilepsy II Lee

 

Wed

4/12/17

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

No class -Student Research Day

 

34

Fri

4/14/17

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Articles 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Neurodegenerative Disease (ALS), (pdf) (Word)

Kiaei

35

Mon

4/17/17

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Articles 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Neurodegenerative Disease (Alzheimer), (pdf)  (Word)

Kiaei

 36

Wed

4/19/17

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Articles 1, 2, 3, 4

Neurodegenerative Disease (Parkinson), (pdf)  (Word)

Kiaei

37

Fri

4/21/17

11:30-12:20

COPH-G230

 

Neurobiology of Addiction- Part I  (Word)

 Light

38

Mon

4/24/17

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Neurobiology of Addiction- Part II

 Light

 39

Wed

4/26/17

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Articles 1, Questions

Neurodegenerative Disease (Huntington), pdf)  (Word)

Kiaei

 40

Fri

4/28/17

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Neuroscience of Pain

 Hayar

41

Mon

5/1/17

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

ASSESSMENT #3 / EXAM

Hayar

42

Wed

5/3/17

11:30-12:20

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 Agulhon-et-al. 2010

Critical Discussion of  a scientific article

Hayar

43

Fri

5/5/17

11:30-12:20

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Student presentation of an article: Berbusse - Davis

Hayar

44

Mon

5/8/17

11:30-12:50

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Student presentation of an article: Russell - Shoeib

Hayar

45

Wed

5/10/17

11:30-12:20

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Student presentation of an article: Wann - Wilson

Hayar

Spring 2017: Registered Students

  Name E-mail Prog. Dept.
1 Berbusse, Gregory GWBerbusse@uams.edu   COM Pharmacology & Toxicology
2 Davis, Jakeira JEDAVIS@uams.edu   VCD Diversity Affairs Office
3 Russell, Lauren LNRussell@uams.edu   COM Pharmacology & Toxicology
4 Shoeib, Amal AMSHOEIB@uams.edu    
5 Wann, Jarrett JTWANN@uams.edu   Graduate School
6 Wilson, Catheryn CWILSON2@uams.edu   VCD Diversity Affairs Office

E-mail list: Berbusse, Gregory <GWBerbusse@uams.edu>; Davis, Jakeira <JEDAVIS@uams.edu>; Russell, Lauren <LNRussell@uams.edu>; Shoeib, Amal <AMSHOEIB@uams.edu>; Wann, Jarrett <JTWANN@uams.edu>; Wilson, Catheryn <CWILSON2@uams.edu>


 

Spring 2016: Instructors

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David L. Davies, Ph.D.

Steve W. Barger, Ph.D.

Michael Borrelli, PhD

Mahmoud Kiaei, Ph.D.

Abdallah Hayar

David Davies

Steve Barger

Dwight Pierce

Michael Borrelli

Kim Light

John Greenfield

Mahmoud Kiaei

 
Spring 2016: Tentative Syllabus -
(bolded text indicates that lectures/reading have been updated compared to previous year)
 

Session

Day

Date

Time

Location

Reading (Book/Article)

Topic - Click to download lecture/handout

Instructor

1

Mon

1/4/16

11:30-12:20

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Survey: Form - Results

The Brain, Spacetime and the Universe

Hayar

2

Wed

1/6/16

11:30-12:20

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Article - Nature

Neuroglia & Neurovasculature I (handout)

Davies

3

Fri

1/8/16

11:30-12:20

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Article - Review

Neuroglia & neurovasculature II (lecture)

Davies

4

Mon

1/11/16

11:30-12:20

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Neuroscience Chap. 22

Neuronal Network Construction

Hayar

5

Wed

1/13/16

11:30-12:20

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Autonomic Nervous System

Hayar

6

Fri

1/15/16

11:30-12:20

Rayford

 

Central Control of the Cardiovascular System

Hayar

 

Mon

1/18/16

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

   

Martin Luther King Day

 

7

Wed

1/20/16

11:30-12:20

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Subcellular Organization of the Nervous System I

Barger

8

Fri

1/22/16

11:30-12:20

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Fund. Neuro. Chap. 4

Subcellular Organization of the Nervous System II

Barger

9

Mon

1/25/16

11:30-12:20

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Subcellular Organization of the Nervous System III

Barger

10

Wed

1/27/16

11:30-12:20

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Notes

Embryology I (Lectures)

Davies 

11

Fri

1/29/16

11:30-12:20

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Fund. Neuro. Chap. 14

Embryology II

Davies 

12

Mon

2/1/16

11:30-12:20

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Fund. Neuro. Chap. 16

Neurogenesis & Migration (Neural Crest Cells)

Davies 

13

Wed

2/3/16

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Wrap Up Session

Neurogenesis & Migration: Cerebral Cortex & Cerebellum

Davies 

 

Fri

2/5/16

11:30-12:20

 

 

Subcellular Organization of the Nerv. Syst. - All Slides

 Barger

14

Mon

2/8/16

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

ASSESSMENT #1 / EXAM

Hayar

15

Wed

2/10/16

11:30-12:20

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Fund. Neuro. Chap. 6

Membrane Potential and Action Potential-Part1

Hayar

16

Fri

2/12/16

11:30-12:20

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Membrane Potential and Action Potential-Part2

Hayar

 

Mon

2/15/16

 

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Presidents' Day

 

17

Wed

2/17/16

11:30-12:20

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Fund. Neuro. Chap. 8

Release of Neurotransmitters

Hayar

18

Fri

2/19/16

11:30-12:20

Rayford

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 7

Neurotransmitters

Hayar

19

Mon

2/22/16

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 9

Neuroreceptors

Hayar

20

Wed

2/24/16

11:30-12:20

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Fund. Neuro. Chap. 11

Postsynaptic Potentials and Synaptic Integration

Hayar

21

Fri

2/26/16

11:30-12:20

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Neuroscience-Chap24

Synaptic Plasticity & Memory Formation

Hayar

22

Mon

2/29/16

11:30-12:20

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Neuroscience-Chap14

Cellular & Developmental Aspects of Olfaction

Hayar

23

Wed

3/2/16

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Alcohol-induced alterations in cerebellar circuits

Hayar

24

Fri

3/4/16

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

   

Lab: Electrophysiology & Imaging

Hayar

25

Mon

3/7/16

11:30-12:20

BMII 649-2

 

Lab Demonstration in Dr. Hayar's lab, Biomed II-Rm 649-2

Hayar

26

Wed

3/9/16

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Review Session: Bring your questions

Hayar

 

Fri

3/11/16

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

  

No class - Study day

Hayar

27

Mon

3/14/16

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Sample-Test-Questions

ASSESSMENT #2 / EXAM

Hayar

28

Wed

3/16/16

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Gross Anatomy of Brain & Spinal Cord-Part1

Pierce

29

Fri

3/18/16

11:30-12:20

Rayford

Web-Resources

Gross Anatomy of Brain & Spinal Cord-Part2

Pierce

 

Mon

3/21/16

11:30-12:20

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Spring Break

 

 

Wed

3/23/16

11:30-12:20

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Spring Break

 

 

Fri

3/25/16

11:30-12:20

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Spring Break

 

30

Mon

3/28/16

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

MRI and Neuroimaging Lecture

Borrelli

31

Wed

3/30/16

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

  MRI and Neuroimaging Lab Borrelli

32

Fri

4/1/16

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Epilepsy I

Greenfield

33

Mon

4/4/16

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

  Epilepsy II Greenfield

34

Wed

4/6/16

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Articles 1, 2, 3, 4

Neurodegenerative Disease (ALS), (pdf)

Kiaei

35

Fri

4/8/16

11:30-12:20

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Articles 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Neurodegenerative Disease (Alzheimer), (pdf)

Kiaei

36

Mon

4/11/16

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Articles 1, 2, 3, 4

Neurodegenerative Disease (Parkinson), (pdf)

Kiaei

 37

Wed

4/13/16

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Articles 1, Questions

Neurodegenerative Disease (Huntington), pdf)

Kiaei

38

Fri

4/15/16

11:30-12:20

Rayford

 

Neurobiology of Addiction- Part I

 Light

39

Mon

4/18/16

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Neurobiology of Addiction- Part II

 Light

 40

Wed

4/20/16

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Neuroscience of Pain

 Hayar

 

Fri

4/22/16

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

No class -Student Research Day

 

41

Mon

4/25/16

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

ASSESSMENT #3 / EXAM

Hayar

42

Wed

4/27/16

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 Agulhon-et-al. 2010

Critical Discussion of  a scientific article

Hayar

43

Fri

4/29/16

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Student presentation of an article: Bolden (1) (2)- Martin

Hayar

44

Mon

5/2/16

11:30-12:50

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Student presentation of an article: Rose - Paytal

Hayar

45

Wed

5/4/16

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Student presentation of an article: Alexander - Lobianco

Hayar

46

Fri

5/6/16

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Student presentation of an article: Riels - Melgar

Hayar

47

Mon

5/9/16

11:30-12:50

BMI 205/207

 

Student presentation of an article: Noble - Han

Hayar

48

Wed

5/11/16

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Student presentation of an article: Meeks - Bozzay

Hayar

49

Fri

5/13/16

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Student presentation of an article: Taylor - Walker - Watts

Hayar

Spring 2016: Registered Students

  Name E-mail Prog. Dept.
1 Alexander, Tyler TCAlexander@uams.edu IBSD VCD Diversity Affairs
2 Bolden, Chris CBOLDEN@uams.edu IBSD  
3 Bozzay, Tom TBozzay@uams.edu   COM Surgery Cardiothoracic
4 Han, Mikyung MHAN2@uams.edu IBSD  
5 Lobianco, Francesca FLOBIANCO@uams.edu IBSD  
6 Martin, Jazmin Briana JMARTIN6@uams.edu PHYO Cellular Physiology & Molecular Biology
7 Meeks, William Daniel WMEEKS@uams.edu PHYO Cellular Physiology & Molecular Biology
8 Melgar Castillo, Andrea AMELGARCASTILLO@uams.edu IBSD Pharmacology & Toxicology
9 Noble, Ariel ANOBLE@uams.edu IBSD  
10 Patyal, Pankaj PPatyal@uams.edu PHYO Cellular Physiology & Molecular Biology
11 Riels, Glynn Alan GRIELS@uams.edu IBSD  
12 Rose, Tyler Kristopher TROSE@uams.edu IBSD  
13 Taylor, Erin Michelle EMTaylor@uams.edu IBSD Pharmacology & Toxicology
14 Walker, Kaitlyn KWALKER@uams.edu IBSD  
15 Watts, Julia Alexandra JAWatts@uams.edu IBSD Pharmacology & Toxicology
         
16 Fil, Daniel DKFil@uams.edu   Auditor

E-mail list: Alexander, Tyler <TCAlexander@uams.edu>; Bolden, Chris <CBOLDEN@uams.edu>; Bozzay, Tom <TBozzay@uams.edu>; Han, Mikyung <MHAN2@uams.edu>;  Lobianco, Francesca <FLOBIANCO@uams.edu>; Martin, Jazmin Briana<JMARTIN6@uams.edu>; Meeks, William Daniel<WMEEKS@uams.edu>; Melgar Castillo, Andrea <AMELGARCASTILLO@uams.edu>; Noble, Ariel <ANOBLE@uams.edu>; Patyal, Pankaj <PPatyal@uams.edu>; Riels, Glynn Alan <GRIELS@uams.edu>; Rose, Tyler Kristopher<TROSE@uams.edu>;Taylor, Erin Michelle <EMTaylor@uams.edu>; Walker, Kaitlyn <KWALKER@uams.edu>; Watts, Julia Alexandra<JAWatts@uams.edu>; Fil, Daniel <DKFil@uams.edu>
 


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