Anatomy & Cell Biology (ACB)

ACB 604 Forensic Science I3 Credit hours   
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ACB 620 Gross Anatomy/Embroyology8 Credit hours   

A course centered about dissection of the human body in the laboratory. Lectures are designed to guide the student and stimulate him toward independent effort.

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ACB 621 Gross Anat/Embryology I2 Credit hours   

Morphology of the upper and lower limbs with dissection.

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ACB 622 Gross Anat/Embryology II6 Credit hours   

Morphology of the head and neck, thorax, abdomen, pelvis with dissection.

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ACB 624 Micro Anat & Ultrastruct4 Credit hours   

An in-depth study of the microanatomy and fine structure of human tissues, specifically designed for graduate students through special laboratories, lectures, and seminars.

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ACB 626 Adv Histological Tech4 Credit hours   

Advanced theories and techniques of tissue preparation, straining, and histochemistry.

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ACB 628 Anatomy of Nervous System4 Credit hours   

The gross and fine structure of the nervous system is correlated with function at each level of the spinal cord and brain. Lectures are supplemented in the laboratory by the study of microscopic sections and gross sections of the spinal cord, brain stem and whole brain.

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ACB 629 Microscopic Anat Part I1 Credit hour   

The basic tissue types of the human body will be examined at the light and electron microscopic level.

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ACB 630 Microscopic Anat Part II3 Credit hours   

The organ systems of the human body will be examined at the light and electron microscopic level.

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ACB 632 Prin Mammalian Develop3 Credit hours   

A lecture course designed to present the salient features of normal human development so that students will have a basis for comprehending normal adult anatomic relations and variations, and a basis for interpreting congenital pathologic conditions.

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ACB 633 Neuroanatomy I2 Credit hours   

To study the essential organization of the cerebrum and spinal cord, blood supply, the spinal ascending and descending pathways, and clinically related disorders.

Pre-req: BMS 600.

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ACB 634 Neuroanatomy II2 Credit hours   

To study the functional organization and neurological disorders associated with the brainstem, thalamus, hypothalamus, cerebellum, basal ganglia, limbic system, and cerebral cortex.

Pre-req: ACB 633.

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ACB 639 Neuroanatomy Res Tech3 Credit hours   

Class participants will be exposed to state-of-the-art neuroanatomy research techniques while in the laboratories of neuroanatomy faculty.

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ACB 640 Current Topics Cell Biol1-3 Credit hours   

Students carry out a guided comprehensive review of the Literature on a current research topic. The topic is selected by agreement of the student and faculty member.

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ACB 641 Electron Microscopy3 Credit hours   

The theory and practice of transmission electron microscopy (TEM). Sample preparation, TEM operation, darkroom work, manuscript preparation, and an individualized research project. (PR: Consent of instructor)

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ACB 643 Ind Research Electron Micro3 Credit hours   

An advanced exploration of the newest information on cellular signalling pathways. Special emphasis will be placed on current literature in following signal transduction from the plasma membrane to the nucleus. PR: BMS 600 or Equivalent

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ACB 650 Research Cell Processes1-4 Credit hours   

Provides the student with an introduction to research in cellular biology and neurobiology. The educational program is arranged in consultation with an individual faculty member. (PR: BMS 600 or equivalent).

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ACB 655 Digital Video Imaging3 Credit hours   

An in-depth study of the theory and practice of fluorescence and confocal microscopy, intracellular ion measurements and immunocytochemistry. Working with instructor (two-four hours per week of lectures, laboratories, and individual discussions), the student will become familiar with aspects of research conducted in the laboratory and select an individualized research project.

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ACB 660 Current Topics Neurobiology1-3 Credit hours   

Students carry out a guided comprehensive review of the Literature on a current research topic. The topic is selected by agreement of the student and faculty member. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

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ACB 675 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Present course material on special areas of research or topics which are not routinely covered in existing courses.

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ACB 676 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Present course material on special areas of research or topics which are not routinely covered in existing courses.

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ACB 677 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Present course material on special areas of research or topics which are not routinely covered in existing courses.

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ACB 720 Gross Anat & Embryology8 Credit hours   
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ACB 724 Micro Anat & Ultrastruct4 Credit hours   
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ACB 725 Structural Basis Med Prac1-18 Credit hours   

This course will consist primarily of laboratory dissection following initial orientation lectures. This will provide experience in human dissection that is currently not available in the prosection-based Gross Anatomy and Embryology course.

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ACB 728 Neuroanatomy4 Credit hours   
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ACB 780 Elective Special Projects1 Credit hour   
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ACB 785 Independent Study1-15 Credit hours   
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ACB 801 Clinical Microanatomy1-18 Credit hours   

Elective for fourth-year medical students to review medical histology slides of normal tissues.

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ACB 810 Current Topics Cell Bio1-18 Credit hours   

Students carry out a guided comprehensive review of the literature on a current research topic. The topic is selected by agreement of the student and the faculty member.

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ACB 813 Surgical Anatomy1-18 Credit hours   
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ACB 820 Res Cellular Processes1-18 Credit hours   

Provides the student with an introduction to reseaarch in cellular biology and neurosciences. The educational program is arranged in consultation with an individual faculty member.

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