FRM9750 – Neurobiology
Changes in the course due to coronavirus
Autumn 2020 we plan for teaching and examinations to be conducted as described in the course description and on semester pages. However, changes may occur due to the corona situation. You will receive notifications about any changes at the semester page and/or in Canvas.
Spring 2020: Teaching and examinations was digitilized. See changes and common guidelines for exams at the MN faculty spring 2020.
The course deals with selected molecular, cellular and medical aspects of neurobiology.
By end of the course, the students know:
- Neurocellular anatomy and cell membrane functions
- Intercellular signaling in the nervous system
- Intracellular signaling
Admission to the course
PhD candidates from the University of Oslo should apply for classes and register for examinations through Studentweb.
If a course has limited intake capacity, priority will be given to PhD candidates who follow an individual education plan where this particular course is included. Some national researchers’ schools may have specific rules for ranking applicants for courses with limited intake capacity.
PhD candidates who have been admitted to another higher education institution must apply for a position as a visiting student within a given deadline.
Formal prerequisite knowledge
A master degree in pharmacy, biology or simular topic.
- 10 credits overlap with FRM5750 – Neurobiology (discontinued).
In addition, each Ph.D.-student is expected to read a number of relevant articles followed by a manditory groupsession/discussion together with all the other students.
The students are evaluated based on a home written essay.
Examination support material
Books, notes, articles and the internet.
Language of examination
You may submit your response in Norwegian, Swedish, Danish or English. If you would prefer to have the exam text in English, you may apply to the course administrators.
Grades are awarded on a pass/fail scale. Read more about the grading system.
Resit an examination
This course offers both postponed and resit of examination. Read more: