Neurogenetics: Current Topics in Cellular and Developmental Neurobiology (Learning Materials in Biosciences) By Boris Egger (Editor) Cover Image
By Boris Egger (Editor)
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This textbook provides students with knowledge of neurogenetics, neurogenesis, neuronal specification and function, neuronal networks, learning and memory formation, brain evolution, and neurodegenerative diseases.

Students are introduced to topics of classical developmental genetics as well as modern molecular and neurogenetic methods. Using a wealth of examples from current research, the textbook takes a strong applied approach. Using animal models such as Drosophila melanogaster and Caenorhabditis elegans as well as mammalian systems, the interrelationships between genes, neurons, nervous systems, and behaviour under normal and pathological conditions are illustrated.

The textbook aims encourage students to address biological questions in neurogenetics and to think about the design of their own experiments. It targets primarily master and graduate students in neurobiology, but is also a valuable teaching tool for instructors in these fields.

About the Author

Dr Boris Egger is research lecturer at the University of Fribourg, in Switzerland. He teaches neuro- and developmental biology to master and graduate students at the Universities of Fribourg and Bern.
Product Details
ISBN: 9783031077920
ISBN-10: 303107792X
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: December 9th, 2022
Pages: 212
Language: English
Series: Learning Materials in Biosciences

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