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BIOL 459 - Biology of Sleep and Sleep Disorders

(3 units)
Molecular and neuronal mechanisms controlling sleep and circadian rhythms, special focus on model organisms. The mechanisms and potential treatments of sleep disorders.

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 315 .

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Spring

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. describe molecular and neuronal mechanisms of sleep regulation.
2. interpret data from literature sources in sleep regulation.
3. evaluate how modern technologies can help to address basic questions in sleep regulation.
4. analyze current and potential therapeutics for sleep disorders.


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