Neurobiology summer course at BMS
jspaffor at gpu2.srv.ualberta.ca
Tue Jan 31 21:33:31 EST 1995
GRADUATE COURSE OFFERING IN NEUROBIOLOGY AT BAMFIELD MARINE STATION
Bamfield, a picturesque fishing village on the west coast of Vancouver
Island, forms the setting for the Marine Station. Nearby, Barkley Sound's
abundant marine life and rich diversity of habitats afford many unique
opportunities for teaching and research in the marine and coastal
sciences. The Station is jointly operated by the University of Alberta,
the University of British Columbia, the University of Calgary, Simon
Fraser University and the University of Victoria.
Marine Science 502.2(701.2 Calgary)
Invertebrate Neurobiology (3 weeks: August 14 - Sept. 1)
A practical introduction to modern techniques in neurobiology, with an
emphasis on their application to behavioural studies. Lab exercises will
use local invertebrate fauna with emphasis on the mollusca and
cnidaria. Sufficient theoretical background will be given to support
laboratory work, although students are expected to have at lest a senior
PREREQUISITE: Introductory physiology: courses in
physics and invertebrates recommended
INSTRUCTORS: Dr. Andy Spencer, Bamfield Marine
Station and University of Alberta,
Dr. Ken Lukowiak, University of Calgary
Dr. Jeff Goldberg, University of Alberta
Bamfield Marine Station application forms are available from the Director
or a representative from one of the five member universities (UBC, SFU,
UVic, UA, UC).
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS is March 24th. After that date, qualified
applicants will be accepted on a first-received basis.
While priority will be given to degree program students registered at
member institutions, applications from other well-qualified persons will
be considered on their individual merits.
Only one course may be taken at a time to a maximum of 18 weeks
(equivalent to three full year courses).
For details and application forms, please contact :
Bamfield Marine Station
Ph. (604) 728-3301 FAX (604) 728-3452
e-mail: spakula at bms.bc.ca
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