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NeuroSci 101: High School Neuroscience Course

An Annual Lecture Series for High School Students taught by graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in the Collaborative Program in Neuroscience. There is no fee for high school students participating in the program. 


Registration for NeuroSci101 2022-23 is open. Visit the course website to register:

Course Website: https://neurosci101cpin.wordpress.com/ 

 

If you are a graduate student or a postdoctoral fellow in the Collaborative Program in Neuroscience and are interested in a volunteer lecture position, please click below to fill out the form at: http://www.neuroscience.utoronto.ca/events/course/neurosci_101_teaching_opportunity.htm


Schedule: 

Date 2022-2023

Lecture topic Lecturer Location

October 24th

The Nervous System TBA

TBA

October 31st

Neuroanatomy TBA

TBA

November 7th

Neurons and Action Potential Chemical Messengers TBA

TBA

November 14th

Plasticity, Learning and Memory TBA

TBA

November 21st

Vision TBA TBA

November 28th

Sleep TBA

TBA

December 5th

Midterm Review

TBA

 

Lecture topic

 Lecturer

 Location

January 9th

Touch and Pain; Movement TBA

TBA

January 16th

Stress; The Immune System TBA

TBA

February 6th

When things go wrong TBA

TBA

February 13th Drugs and the Brain TBA

TBA

February 27th

Brain Imaging TBA

TBA

March 6th

Neural Networks and Artificial Brains TBA

TBA

TBA Final Review

TBA


For general inquiries, contact: neurosci101cpinuoft@gmail.com

Content

  • Another useful resource is Brain Facts:
    http://www.brainfacts.org/Archives/2012/The-Brain-Facts-Book
  • Lecture slides and additional materials will be posted prior to each lecture. It is recommended that you review the relevant sections in the aforementioned textbooks before attending the lecture.