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.

Syllabus 2011-2015, for current year, please go to main webpage
Spring 2015: Instructors

My Photo

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 2015: 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

1/5/15

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Survey Results

Orientation - Survey Form

Hayar

2

Wed

1/7/15

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. pgs 47-58

Neuroglia & Neurovasculature I (handout)

Davies

3

Fri

1/9/15

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Science - Articles

Neuroglia & neurovasculature II (lecture)

Davies

4

Mon

1/12/15

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Neuroscience Chap. 22

Neuronal Network Construction

Hayar

5

Wed

1/14/15

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Autonomic Nervous System

Hayar

6

Fri

1/16/15

11:30-12:20

BMII-6th floor

 

Central Control of the Cardiovascular System

Hayar

 

Mon

1/19/15

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

   

Martin Luther King Day

 

7

Wed

1/21/15

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Subcellular Organization of the Nervous System I

Barger

8

Fri

1/23/15

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 4

Subcellular Organization of the Nervous System II

Barger

9

Mon

1/26/15

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Subcellular Organization of the Nervous System III

Barger

10

Wed

1/28/15

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Notes

Embryology I (Lectures)

Davies 

11

Fri

1/30/15

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 14

Embryology II

Davies 

12

Mon

2/2/15

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 16

Neurogenesis & Migration (Neural Crest Cells)

Davies 

13

Wed

2/4/15

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Wrap Up Session

Neurogenesis & Migration: Cerebral Cortex & Cerebellum

Davies 

 

Fri

2/6/15

11:30-12:20

 

 

No class - Study day

 

14

Mon

2/9/15

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

ASSESSMENT #1 / EXAM

Hayar

15

Wed

2/11/15

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 6

Membrane Potential and Action Potential-Part1

Hayar

16

Fri

2/13/15

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Membrane Potential and Action Potential-Part2

Hayar

 

Mon

2/16/15

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Presidents' Day

 

17

Wed

2/18/15

 

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 8

Release of Neurotransmitters

Hayar

18

Fri

2/20/15

11:30-12:20

Rayford

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 7

Neurotransmitters

Hayar

19

Mon

2/23/15

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 9

Neuroreceptors

Hayar

20

Wed

2/25/15

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 11

Postsynaptic Potentials and Synaptic Integration

Hayar

21

Fri

2/27/15

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Neuroscience-Chap24

Synaptic Plasticity & Memory Formation

Hayar

22

Mon

3/2/15

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

  TBA Hayar

23

Wed

3/4/15

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Neuroscience-Chap14

Cellular & Developmental Aspects of Olfaction

Hayar

24

Fri

3/6/15

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Snow Day

Hayar

25

Mon

3/9/15

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Alcohol-induced alterations in cerebellar circuits

Hayar

26

Wed

3/11/15

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Lab: Electrophysiology & Imaging

Hayar

 

Fri

3/13/15

11:30-12:20

ED2G108A/B

 

Review Session: Bring your questions

Hayar

27

Mon

3/16/15

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Sample-Test-Questions

ASSESSMENT #2 / EXAM

Hayar

28

Wed

3/18/15

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Gross Anatomy of Brain & Spinal Cord-Part1

Pierce

29

Fri

3/20/15

11:30-12:20

Rayford

Web-Resources

Gross Anatomy of Brain & Spinal Cord-Part2

Pierce

 

Mon

3/23/15

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Spring Break

 

 

Wed

3/25/15

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Spring Break

 

 

Fri

3/27/15

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Spring Break

 

30

Mon

3/30/15

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

MRI and Neuroimaging Lecture

Borrelli

31

Wed

4/1/15

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

  MRI and Neuroimaging Lab Borrelli

32

Fri

4/3/15

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Articles 1, 2, 3

Neurodegenerative Disease (ALS) (pdf)

Kiaei

33

Mon

4/6/15

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Articles 1, 2

Neurodegenerative Disease (Alzheimer) (pdf)

Kiaei

34

Wed

4/8/15

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Articles 1, 2

Neurodegenerative Disease (Parkinson) (pdf)

Kiaei

35

Fri

4/10/15

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Ross & Tabrizi 2014

Neurodegenerative Disease (Huntington) (pdf)

Kiaei

36

Mon

4/13/15

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Epilepsy I

Greenfield

 

Wed

4/15/15

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

No class -Student Research Day

 

37

Fri

4/17/15

11:30-12:20

Rayford

 

Neurobiology of Addiction- Part I

 Light

38

Mon

4/20/15

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Neurobiology of Addiction- Part II

 Light

 39

Wed

4/22/15

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Neuroscience of Pain

 Hayar

 40

Fri

4/24/15

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Epilepsy II Greenfield

41

Mon

4/27/15

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

ASSESSMENT #3 / EXAM

Hayar

42

Wed

4/29/15

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 Agulhon-et-al. 2010

Critical Discussion of  a scientific article

Hayar

43

Fri

5/1/15

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Student presentation of an article: Anderson, Anu

Hayar

44

Mon

5/4/15

11:30-12:50

BMI 205/207

 

Student presentation of an article: Cathcart-Nixon, Douglas

Hayar

45

Wed

5/6/15

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Student presentation of an article: Groves, Hayes

Hayar

Spring 2015: Registered Students

  Name E-mail Prog. Dept.
1 Anu, Harvey HANU@uams.edu IBS  
2 Anderson, Julie E JANDERSON2@uams.edu Pharmacy Pharmaceutical Sciences
3 Cathcart, Darla dcathcart@uca.edu UCA UCA - Physical Therapy
4 Douglas, JC DouglasJC@uams.edu NBDS Neurobiology and Developmental Sciences
5 Groves, Thomas TRGroves@uams.edu NBDS Neurobiology and Developmental Sciences
6 Hayes, Helen R HRHAYES@uams.edu NBDS Neurobiology and Developmental Sciences
7 Nixon, Michelle nixon2013@gmail.com UCA UCA - Physical Therapy

Spring 2014: Instructors

My Photo

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 2014: 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

1/6/14

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Survey Results

Orientation - Survey

Hayar

2

Wed

1/8/14

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. pgs 47-58

Neuroglia & Neurovasculature I (handout)

Davies

3

Fri

1/10/14

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Science - Articles

Neuroglia & neurovasculature II (lecture)

Davies

4

Mon

1/13/14

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Neuroscience Chap. 12

Neuronal Network Construction

Hayar

5

Wed

1/15/14

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Autonomic Nervous System

Hayar

6

Fri

1/17/14

2:00-4:00

BMI 205/207

 

Central Control of the Cardiovascular System

Hayar

 

Mon

1/20/14

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

   

Martin Luther King Day

 

7

Wed

1/22/14

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Subcellular Organization of the Nervous System I

Barger

8

Fri

1/24/14

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 4

Subcellular Organization of the Nervous System II

Barger

9

Mon

1/27/14

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Subcellular Organization of the Nervous System III

Barger

10

Wed

1/29/14

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Notes

Embryology I (Lectures)

Davies 

11

Fri

1/31/14

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 14

Embryology II

Davies 

12

Mon

2/3/14

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 16

Neurogenesis & Migration (Neural Crest Cells)

Davies 

13

Wed

2/5/14

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Wrap Up Session

Neurogenesis & Migration: Cerebral Cortex & Cerebellum

Davies 

 

Fri

2/7/14

11:30-12:20

 

 

No class - Study day

 

14

Mon

2/10/14

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

ASSESSMENT #1 / EXAM

Hayar

15

Wed

2/12/14

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 6

Membrane Potential and Action Potential-Part1

Hayar

16

Fri

2/14/14

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Membrane Potential and Action Potential-Part2

Hayar

 

Mon

2/17/14

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Presidents' Day

 

17

Wed

2/19/14

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 8

Release of Neurotransmitters

Hayar

18

Fri

2/21/14

11:30-12:20

BMII 6th Conf

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 7

Neurotransmitters

Hayar

19

Mon

2/24/14

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 9

Neuroreceptors

Hayar

20

Wed

2/26/14

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 11

Postsynaptic Potentials and Synaptic Integration

Hayar

21

Fri

2/28/14

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Neuroscience-Chap24

Synaptic Plasticity & Memory Formation

Hayar

22

Mon

3/3/14

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

  Snow Day  

23

Wed

3/5/14

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Neuroscience-Chap14

Cellular & Developmental Aspects of Olfaction

Hayar

24

Fri

3/7/14

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Alcohol-induced alterations in cerebellar circuits

Hayar

 

Mon

3/10/14

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

No class: Study day

 

25

Wed

3/12/14

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Lab: Electrophysiology & Imaging

Hayar

26

Fri

3/14/14

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Review Session: Bring your questions

Hayar

27

Mon

3/17/14

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Sample-Test-Questions

ASSESSMENT #2 / EXAM

Hayar

28

Wed

3/19/14

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Gross Anatomy of Brain & Spinal Cord-Part1

Pierce

29

Fri

3/21/14

11:30-12:20

Rayford

Web-Resources

Gross Anatomy of Brain & Spinal Cord-Part2

Pierce

 

Mon

3/24/14

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Spring Break

 

 

Wed

3/26/14

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Spring Break

 

 

Fri

3/28/14

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Spring Break

 

30

Mon

3/30/14

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

MRI and Neuroimaging Lecture

Borrelli

 

Wed

4/2/14

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

     

31

Fri

4/4/14

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Articles 1, 2, 3

Neurodegenerative Disease (ALS) (pdf)

Kiaei

32

Mon

4/7/14

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Articles 1, 2

Neurodegenerative Disease (Alzheimer) (pdf)

Kiaei

33

Wed

4/9/14

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Articles 1, 2

Neurodegenerative Disease (Parkinson) (pdf)

Kiaei

 

Fri

4/11/14

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

 

Greenfield

34-35

Mon

4/14/14

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Epilepsy I & II

Greenfield

36

Wed

4/16/14

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Ross & Tabrizi 2011

Neurodegenerative Disease (Huntington) (pdf)

Kiaei

 37

Fri

4/18/14

11:30-12:20

Rayford

 

Neurobiology of Addiction- Part I

 Light

38

Mon

4/21/14

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Neurobiology of Addiction- Part II

 Light

 39

Wed

4/23/14

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Neuroscience of Pain

Hayar

 40

Fri

4/25/14

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

MRI and Neuroimaging Lab   Borrelli

41

Mon

4/28/14

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

ASSESSMENT #3 / EXAM

Hayar

42

Wed

4/30/14

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 Agulhon-et-al. 2010

Critical Discussion of  a scientific article

Hayar

43

Fri

5/2/14

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Student presentation of an article: Saffell & Shroff

Hayar

44

Mon

5/514

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Student presentation of an article: Shah & Williams & Jones

Hayar

               

Spring 2014: Registered Students

  Name E-mail Prog. Dept.
1 Shah, Sittara, B SSHAH2@uams.edu IBS Pharmocology & Toxicology
2 Shroff, Madhav, K MSHROFF@uams.edu IBS Physiology & Biophysics
3 Williams, Diarra, K DWILLIAMS8@uams.edu IBS VCD Diversity affairs
4 Saffell, Amanda, R ASAFFELL@uams.edu IBS Pharmocology & Toxicology
5 Jones, Amy AJONES6@uams.edu IBS  

Spring 2013: Instructors

My Photo

David L. Davies, Ph.D.

Steve W. Barger, Ph.D.

http://www.uams.edu/neurology/bios/Dienel.jpg

Michael Borrelli, PhD

Mahmoud Kiaei, Ph.D.

Abdallah Hayar

David Davies

Steve Barger

Gerald Dienel

Dwight Pierce

Michael Borrelli

Kim Light

John Greenfield Elie Al-Chaer

Mahmoud Kiaei

 

Spring 2013: 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

1/7/13

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Survey Results

Orientation - Survey

Hayar

2

Wed

1/9/13

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. pgs 47-58

Neuroglia & Neurovasculature I (handout)

Davies

3

Fri

1/11/13

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Science - Articles

Neuroglia & neurovasculature II (lecture)

Davies

4

Mon

1/14/13

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Neuroscience Chap. 12

Neuronal Network Construction

Hayar

5

Wed

1/16/13

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Basic Neurochem. # 11

Neuroenergetics I (Lectures - Handout - Enlarged slides)

Dienel

6

Fri

1/18/13

11:30-12:20

Rayford

 

Neuroenergetics II

Dienel

 

Mon

1/21/13

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

   

 Martin Luther King Day

 

7

Wed

1/23/13

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Subcellular Organization of the Nervous System I

Barger

8

Fri

1/25/13

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 4

Subcellular Organization of the Nervous System II

Barger

9

Mon

1/28/13

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Subcellular Organization of the Nervous System III

Barger

10

Wed

1/30/13

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Embryology I (Lectures)

Davies 

11

Fri

2/1/13

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 14

Embryology II

Davies 

12

Mon

2/4/13

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 16

Neurogenesis & Migration (Neural Crest Cells)

Davies 

 

Wed

2/6/13

 

BMI 205/207

 

No class - Study day

 

 13

Fri

2/8/13

11:30-12:20

Rayford

 Wrap Up Session

Neurogenesis & Migration: Cerebral Cortex & Cerebellum

Davies 

14

Mon

2/11/13

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

ASSESSMENT #1 / EXAM

Hayar

15

Wed

2/13/13

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 6

Membrane Potential and Action Potential-Part1

Hayar

16

Fri

2/15/13

11:30-12:20

Rayford

 

Membrane Potential and Action Potential-Part2

Hayar

 

Mon

2/18/13

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Presidents' Day

 

17

Wed

2/20/13

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 8

Release of Neurotransmitters

Hayar

18

Fri

2/22/13

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 7

Neurotransmitters

Hayar

19

Mon

2/25/13

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 9

Neuroreceptors

Hayar

20

Wed

2/27/13

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 11

Postsynaptic Potentials and Synaptic Integration

Hayar

21

Fri

3/1/13

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Neuroscience-Chap24

Synaptic Plasticity & Memory Formation

Hayar

22

Mon

3/4/13

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Neuroscience-Chap14

Cellular & Developmental Aspects of Olfaction

Hayar

23

Wed

3/6/13

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Alcohol-induced alterations in cerebellar circuits

Hayar

24

Fri

3/8/13

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Lab: Electrophysiology & Imaging

Hayar

25

Mon

3/11/13

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Review Session: Bring your questions

Hayar

 

Wed

3/13/13

 

BMI 205/207

 

No class - Study day

 

26

Fri

3/15/13

11:30-12:20

 Rayford

Sample-Test-Questions

ASSESSMENT #2 / EXAM

Hayar

 

Mon

3/18/13

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Spring Break

 
 

Wed

3/20/13

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Spring Break

 
 

Fri

3/22/13

11:30-12:20

Rayford

 

Spring Break

 

27

Mon

3/25/13

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Gross Anatomy of Brain & Spinal Cord-Part1

Pierce

28

Wed

3/27/13

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Gross Anatomy of Brain & Spinal Cord-Part2

Pierce

29

Fri

3/29/13

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Web-Resources

MRI and Neuroimaging Lecture

Borrelli

30

Mon

4/1/13

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

MRI and Neuroimaging Lab

Borrelli

31

Wed

4/3/13

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Articles 1, 2, 3

Neurodegenerative Disease (ALS) (pdf)

Kiaei

32

Fri

4/5/13

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Articles 1, 2

Neurodegenerative Disease (Alzheimer) (pdf)

Kiaei

33

Mon

4/8/13

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Articles 1, 2

Neurodegenerative Disease (Parkinson) (pdf)

Kiaei

34

Wed

4/10/13

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Ross & Tabrizi 2011

Neurodegenerative Disease (Huntington) (pdf)

Kiaei

35

Fri

4/12/13

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Neuroscience of Pain - Mechanisms and Pathways

Al-Chaer

36

Mon

4/15/13

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Neuroscience of Pain - Syndromes and Modulation

Al-Chaer

37

Wed

4/17/13

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Neurobiology of Addiction- Part I

 Light

 38

Fri

4/19/13

11:30-12:20

Rayford

 

Neurobiology of Addiction- Part II

 Light

39

Mon

4/22/13

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Epilepsy I

Greenfield

 40

Wed

4/24/13

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Epilepsy II

Greenfield

 

Fri

4/26/13

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

   

No class - Study day  

41

Mon

4/29/13

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

ASSESSMENT #3 / EXAM

Hayar

42

Wed

5/1/13

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 Agulhon-et-al. 2010

Critical Discussion of  a scientific article

Hayar

43

Fri

5/3/13

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Student presentation of an article: Awichi & Zimmerman

Hayar

44

Mon

5/613

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Student presentation of an article: Cooney & Donofrio

Hayar

45

Wed

5/8/13

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Student presentation of an article: Eubanks & Fernandes

Hayar

46

Fri

5/10/13

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Student presentation of an article: Hendrix & Luster

Hayar

47

Mon

5/13/13

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Student presentation of an article: Rich & Shah

Hayar

Spring 2013: Registered Students

  Name E-mail Prog. Dept.
1 Awichi, Aminiel K AAWICHI@uams.edu IBSD  
2 Burdette, Brandon E BEBurdette@uams.edu PHYO  
3 Cooney, Kimberly KACooney@uams.edu IBSD  
4 Donofrio, Stasia marie SMDonofrio@uams.edu NBDS  
5 Eubanks, Haleigh B HEUBANKS@uams.edu IBSD  
6 Fernandes, Lorenzo LFERNANDES@uams.edu IBSD  
7 Hendrix, Rachel Diane RDHendrix@uams.edu NBDS  
8 Luster, Brennon BRLuster@uams.edu NBDS  
9 Rich, Ashley AARich@uams.edu IBSD  
10 Shah, Jesal B JSHAH@uams.edu IBSD  
11 Zimmerman, Sarah SZimmerman@uams.edu IBSD  

Spring 2012: Syllabus

Session

Day

Date

Time

Location

Reading (Book/Article)

Topic - Click to download lecture/handout

Instructor

1

Mon

1/9/12

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Survey-Results

Orientation - Survey

Hayar

2

Wed

1/11/12

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. pgs 47-58

Neuroglia & Neurovasculature I (handout)

Davies

3

Fri

1/13/12

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Science - Articles

Neuroglia & neurovasculature II (lecture)

Davies

 

Mon

1/16/12

 

 

 

Martin Luther King Day

 

4

Wed

1/18/12

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

To be announced

Davies

5

Fri

1/20/12

11:30-12:20

Rayford

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 4

Subcellular Organization of the Nervous System I

Barger

6

Mon

1/23/12

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Subcellular Organization of the Nervous System II

Barger

7

Wed

1/25/12

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Subcellular Organization of the Nervous System III

Barger

8

Fri

1/27/12

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Basic Neurochem. # 11

Neuroenergetics I (Lectures - Handout - Enlarged slides)

Dienel

9

Mon

1/30/12

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Neuroenergetics II

Dienel

10

Wed

2/1/12

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Review Article

Embryology I (Homework - Syllabus - Lectures)

Chang

11

Fri

2/3/12

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 14

Embryology II

Chang

12

Mon

2/6/12

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 16

Neurogenesis & Migration (Neural Crest Cells)

Chang

13

Wed

2/8/12

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Nature - Article

Neurogenesis & Migration: Cerebral Cortex & Cerebellum

Chang

 

Fri

2/10/12

 

 

 

No class - Study day

 

14

Mon

2/13/12

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

ASSESSMENT #1 / EXAM

Hayar

15

Wed

2/15/12

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 6

Membrane Potential and Action Potential-Part1

Hayar

16

Fri

2/17/12

11:30-12:20

Rayford

 

Membrane Potential and Action Potential-Part2

Hayar

 

Mon

2/20/12

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Presidents' Day

 

17

Wed

2/22/12

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 8

Release of Neurotransmitters

Hayar

18

Fri

2/24/12

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 7

Neurotransmitters

Hayar

19

Mon

2/27/12

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 9

Neuroreceptors

Hayar

20

Wed

2/29/12

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 11

Postsynaptic Potentials and Synaptic Integration

Hayar

21

Fri

3/2/12

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Neuroscience-Chap24

Synaptic Plasticity & Memory Formation

Hayar

22

Mon

3/5/12

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Neuroscience-Chap14

Cellular & Developmental Aspects of Olfaction

Hayar

23

Wed

3/7/12

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Alcohol-induced alterations in cerebellar circuits

Hayar

24

Fri

3/9/12

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Lab: Electrophysiology & Imaging

Hayar

25

Mon

3/12/12

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Review Session: Bring your questions

Hayar

 

Wed

3/14/12

 

 

 

No class - Study day

 

26

Fri

3/16/12

11:30-12:20

 Rayford

Sample-Test-Questions

ASSESSMENT #2 / EXAM

Hayar

 

Mon

3/19/12

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Spring Break

 

 

Wed

3/21/12

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Spring Break

 

 

Fri

3/23/12

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Spring Break

 

27

Mon

3/26/12

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Gross Anatomy of Brain & Spinal Cord-Part1

Pierce

28

Wed

3/28/12

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Gross Anatomy of Brain & Spinal Cord-Part2

Pierce

29

Fri

3/30/12

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Web-Resources

MRI and Neuroimaging Lecture

Borrelli

 

Mon

4/2/12

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

 

 

30

Wed

4/4/12

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Neurobiology of Addiction- Part I

 Light

31

Fri

4/6/12

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Neurobiology of Addiction- Part II

 Light

32

Mon

4/9/12

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Epilepsy I

Greenfield

33

Wed

4/11/12

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Epilepsy II

Greenfield

34

Fri

4/13/12

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Articles 1, 2, 3

Neurodegenerative Disease (ALS) (pdf)

Kiaei

35

Mon

4/16/12

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Articles 1, 2

Neurodegenerative Disease (Alzheimer) (pdf)

Kiaei

36

Wed

4/18/12

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Neuroscience of Pain - Mechanisms and Pathways

Al-Chaer

37

Fri

4/20/12

11:30-12:20

 Rayford

 

Neuroscience of Pain - Syndromes and Modulation

Al-Chaer

 38

Mon

4/23/12

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 Articles 1, 2

Neurodegenerative Disease (Parkinson) (pdf)

Kiaei

39

Wed

4/25/12

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

Ross & Tabrizi 2011

Neurodegenerative Disease (Huntington) (pdf)

Kiaei

 40

Fri

4/27/12

 11:30-12:20

 BMI 205/207

 

MRI and Neuroimaging Lab

  Borrelli

41

Mon

4/30/12

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

ASSESSMENT #3 / EXAM

Hayar

42

Wed

5/2/12

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 Agulhon-et-al. 2010

Critical Discussion of  a scientific article

Hayar

43

Fri

5/4/12

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Student presentation of an article: McDaniel + Ucer

Hayar

44

Mon

5/712

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Student presentation of an article: Dates - Sellers

Hayar

45

Wed

5/9/12

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Student presentation of an article: Aboud + Hearnsberger

Hayar

46

Fri

5/11/12

11:30-12:20

BMI 205/207

 

Student presentation of an article: Van + Kearney-Ramos

Hayar

         

 

   

Spring 2012: Registered Students

  Name E-mail Prog. Dept.
1 Aboud, Orwa OAboud@uams.edu NBDS Geriatrics
2 Dates, Centdrika R. CRDates@uams.edu IBS Center for Diversity Affairs
3 Hearnsberger, Emily Nicole EHEARNSBERGER@uams.edu IBS Graduate School
4 Kearney-Ramos,Tonisha E TEKearneyramos@uams.edu IBS Center for Diversity Affairs
5 McDaniel, Katie Lian KMCDANIEL2@uams.edu IBS College of Public Health
6 Sellers, Mary Candace MSELLERS@uams.edu IBS Microbiology
7 Ucer, Semahat Serra SSUcer@uams.edu IBS Pharmacology
8 Van, Huyen Trang Thi HTVAN@uams.edu IBS Physiology & Biophysics

Spring 2011: Syllabus

Session

Day

Date

Time

Location

Reading (Book/Article)

Topic - Click to download lecture/handout

Instructor

1

Fri

1/7/11

8:00-8:50

BMI 205/207

Survey

Orientation - Survey

Hayar

2

Wed

1/12/11

8:00-8:50

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 4

Subcellular Organization of the Nervous System I

Barger

3

Thu

1/13/11

2:00-2:50

BMI 205/207

 

Subcellular Organization of the Nervous System II

Barger

4

Fri

1/14/11

8:00-8:50

BMI 205/207

 

Subcellular Organization of the Nervous System III

Barger

 

Mon

1/17/11

 

 

 

Martin Luther King Day

 

5

Wed

1/19/11

8:00-8:50

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. pgs 47-58

Neuroglia & Neurovasculature I (handout)

Davies

6

Fri

1/21/11

8:00-8:50

BMI 205/207

Science - Articles

Neuroglia & neurovasculature II (lecture)

Davies

7

Mon

1/24/11

8:00-8:50

BMII-Rayford

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 14

Embryology:  Gastrulation and Neural Plate Formation

Chang

8

Wed

1/26/11

8:00-8:50

BMII-Rayford

 

Embryology: Neurulation

Chang

9

Fri

1/28/11

8:00-8:50

BMII-Rayford

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 16

Neurogenesis & Migration (Neural Crest Cells)

Chang

10

Mon

1/31/11

8:00-8:50

BMII-Rayford

Nature - Article

Neurogenesis & Migration: Cerebral Cortex & Cerebellum

Chang

11

Wed

2/2/11

8:00-8:50

CPH G226

 

ASSESSMENT #1 / EXAM

Hayar

12

Fri

2/4/11

8:00-8:50

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 6

Membrane Potential and Action Potential-Part1

Hayar

13

Mon

2/7/11

8:00-8:50

BMI 205/207

 

Membrane Potential and Action Potential-Part2

Hayar

 

Wed

2/9/11

8:00-8:50

BMI 205/207

  

Inclement Weather

 

 

Fri

2/11/11

8:00-8:50

BMI 205/207

  Inclement Weather

 

14

Mon

2/14/11

8:00-8:50

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 8

Release of Neurotransmitters

Hayar

15

Wed

2/16/11

8:00-8:50

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 7

Neurotransmitters

Hayar

16

Fri

2/18/11

8:00-8:50

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 9

Neuroreceptors

Hayar

 

Mon

2/21/11

 

 

 

Presidents' Day

 

17

Wed

2/23/11

8:00-8:50

BMI 205/207

Fund. Neuro. Chap. 11

Postsynaptic Potentials and Synaptic Integration

Hayar

18

Fri

2/25/11

8:00-8:50

BMI 205/207

Neuroscience-Chap24

Synaptic Plasticity & Memory Formation

Hayar

19

Mon

2/28/11

8:00-8:50

BMI 205/207

Neuroscience-Chap14

Cellular & Developmental Aspects of Olfaction

Hayar

20

Wed

3/2/11

8:00-8:50

CPH G226

 

Alcohol-induced alterations in cerebellar circuits

Hayar

21

Fri

3/4/11

8:00-8:50

BMI 205/207

 

Lab: Electrophysiology & Imaging

Hayar

22

Mon

3/7/11

8:00-8:50

BMI 205/207

 Agulhon-et-al. 2010

Critical Discussion of  a scientific article

Hayar

23

Wed

3/9/11

8:00-8:50

BMI 205/207

 

Review Session: Bring your questions

Hayar

24

Fri

3/11/11

8:00-8:50

BMI 205/207

Sample-Test-Questions

ASSESSMENT #2 / EXAM

Hayar

25

Mon

3/14/11

8:00-8:50

BMI 205/207

 Web-Resources

MRI and Neuroimaging Lecture

Borrelli

26

Wed

3/16/11

8:00-8:50

BMI 205/207

 

MRI and Neuroimaging Lab

Borrelli

27

Fri

3/18/11

8:00-9:20

BMI 205/207

 

Gross Anatomy of Brain & Spinal Cord (1.5 hrs) 

Pierce

  

Mon

3/21/11

  

  

  

Spring Break

 

 

Wed

3/23/11

 

 

  

Spring Break

 

 

Fri

3/25/11

 

 

 

Spring Break

 

28,29

Mon

3/28/11

8:00-9:50

BMI 205/207

Basic Neurochem. # 31

Neuroenergetics (2 hrs)  (Handout - Enlarged slides)

Dienel

30

Wed

3/30/11

8:00-8:50

BMI 205/207

 

Neuroscience of Pain - Mechanisms and Pathways

Al-Chaer

31

Fri

4/1/11

8:00-8:50

BMI 205/207

 

Neuroscience of Pain - Syndromes and Modulation

Al-Chaer

32

Mon

4/4/11

8:00-8:50

BMI 205/207

 

Neurodegenerative Disease (ALS) (pdf)

Kiaei

33

Wed

4/6/11

8:00-8:50

CPH G226

 

Neurodegenerative Disease (Alzheimer) (pdf)

Kiaei

34

Fri

4/8/11

8:00-8:50

BMI 205/207

 

Neurodegenerative Disease (Parkinson) (pdf)

Kiaei

35

Mon

4/11/11

8:00-8:50

BMI 205/207

 Ross & Tabrizi 2011

Neurodegenerative Disease (Huntington) (pdf)

Kiaei

36,37

Wed

4/13/11

8:00-9:50

BMI 205/207

 

Synapse Formation - Neurotrophic Factors (2 hrs)

 Light

38

Fri

4/15/11

8:00-8:50

BMI 205/207

 

ASSESSMENT #3 / EXAM

Hayar

39

Mon

4/18/11

8:00-8:50

BMI 205/207

 

Presentation of an article: Alagpulinsa - Corken

Hayar

40

Wed

4/20/11

8:00-8:50

BMI 205/207

 

Presentation of an article: Bostian - Carus

Hayar

41

Fri

4/22/11

8:00-8:50

BMI 205/207

 

Presentation of an article: Allensworth - Jang

Hayar

42

Mon

4/25/11

8:00-8:50

BMI 205/207

 

Presentation of an article: Kamalakar - Kandavalli

Hayar

43

Wed

4/27/11

8:00-8:50

BMI 205/207

 

Presentation of an article: Lin - Yang

Hayar

44

Fri

4/29/11

8:00-8:50

BMI 205/207

 

Presentation of an article: O'Guinn - Shmidt

Hayar

45

Mon

5/2/11

8:00-8:50

BMI 205/207

 

Presentation of an article:  Walker - LynCook

Hayar

Spring 2011: Registered Students

 

Name

E-mail

Dept.

Other courses taken

1

Alagpulinsa, David A

DAAlagpulinsa@uams.edu

IBS

IBSD501V, IBSD5051, PCOL5221, MBIM5003, PATH5043

2

Allensworth, Melody

MAllensworth@uams.edu

NBDS

 

3

Bostian, April C

ACBostian@uams.edu

IBS

IBSD501V, IBSD5051, PCOL5221, MBIM5003, PATH5043

4

Carus, Samuel SCarus@uams.edu NBDS  
5 Corken, Adam L ACORKEN@uams.edu IBS IBSD501V, IBSD5051, PHYO5013, PCOL5221, PATH5049, MBIM5003, MBIM5023
6

Jang, Dae Song

DSJANG@uams.edu

IBS

IBSD501V, IBSD5051, PCOL5221, MBIM5023

7 Kamalakar, Archana AKAMALAKAR@uams.edu IBS IBSD501V, IBSD5051, PCOL5221, PATH5043, MBIM 5003
8

Kandavalli, Naveen Babu

NBKandavalli@uams.edu

NBDS

NBDS513V, NBDS5035, NBDS5121, PCOL5221

9 Lin, Xiong XLIN@uams.edu NBDS  
10

LynCook, Lascelles E

LLYNCOOK@uams.edu

IBS

NUTR5153, PATH5043