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Neurotransmitter Systems - October 13

EVENT: 
Introduction to Neuroscience
Who Should Attend: 
High School Students
How does the brain control movement?

Speakers

Instructor
Dr. Nadjat Serradj's Photo
Research Scientist
Circuit Repair Laboratory
Burke Neurological Institute

Suggested Reading

Lesson Objectives

  • What makes something a neurotransmitter? Understanding the criteria to determine whether a chemical serves as a neurotransmitter.
  • Identifying the most common neurotransmitters in the nervous system.
  • Understanding how neurotransmitters function: focusing on the relationship between glutamate and GABA.

About Introduction to Neuroscience

Burke Neurological Institute, in White Plains, is offering an Introduction to Neuroscience course for interested High School students. 

Fall 2020 Syllabus

When

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 6:15pm to 7:45pm

Where

Conference Room: 
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