Details of LS4105 (Autumn 2016)

Level: 4 Type: Theory Credits: 3.0

Course CodeCourse NameInstructor(s)
LS4105 Neurobiology Jayasri Das Sarma


  • Development of Nervous System: Neuroanatomy, Cell and Molecular Biology of the Neuron, Synthesis and trafficking of neuronal proteins, Ion Channels, Membrane Potential and generation of Action potential, Elementary Interactions between Neurons

  • Synaptic transmission: Transmitter release, Neurotransmitters and Diseases of the altered Chemical Transmission, Plasticity and Learning, Complexity of the nervous system, Network Models

  • Neuroimaging

  • Neurobiology of diseases

  • Neuroimmunology


  1. Eric R. Kandel, James H. Schwartz, Thomas M. Jessell, Principles of neural science Edition 4, McGraw-Hill (2010)

  2. R. A. Serway, J. S. Faughn and C. Vuille, The human brain: an introduction to its functional anatomy, Mosby (2006)

  3. John Sundsten, Three-dimensional brain reconstruction , Addison Wesley Longman (2011)

Course Credit Options

Sl. No.ProgrammeSemester NoCourse Choice
1 IP 1 Elective
2 IP 3 Elective
3 IP 5 Not Allowed
4 MR 1 Not Allowed
5 MR 3 Not Allowed
6 MS 7 Elective
7 RS 1 Elective
8 RS 2 Elective