UC Davis Courses Taught


  • NPB 101—Systemic Physiology Lecture—5 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): BIS 002A; (CHE 002B or CHE 002BH); PHY 001B or PHY 007C strongly recommended.Systemic physiology with emphasis on aspects of human physiology. Functions of major organ systems, with the structure of those systems described as a basis for understanding the functions.  Not open for credit to students who have completed NPB 110C. GE credit: SE. Effective: 2019 Winter Quarter.

  • NPB 110C—Foundations 3: Physiology Lecture—4 hour(s); Discussion—1 hour(s). Prerequisite(s): NPB 110A C- or better; PHY 007A; PHY 007B and PHY 007C recommended. Open to declared NPB majors only. Focuses on the structure, function, and interactions of human and other animal organ systems in homeostasis and reproduction, and the response to perturbations of homeostasis; neural and endocrine signaling; skeletal muscle and movement; cardiovascular and respiratory systems; renal, digestive, immune, and reproductive physiology. Only 2 units for students who have taken NPB 101. GE credit: SE.Effective: 2019 Winter Quarter.


  • NSC 201 - Neuroanatomy Lecture - 2 hours, Lab/Discussion - 1 hour. Lectures, demonstrations, and dissections emphasizing functional significance of neuroanatomy from a biological perspective, with comparisons between human and non-human brains. Emphasis placed on funtional anatomy of the nervous system, integrated with cellular, molecular, cognitive and developmental concepts.
  • NSC 222 - Systems Neuroscience Lecture - 4 hours, Discussion - 1 hour. Advanced course covering the integrative and information-processing aspects of nervous system organization. Topics include sensory systems, motor function, sensorimotor integration, the limbic system, and the neurobiology of learning and memory. 
  • NSC 261B – Topics in Vision: Systems, Psychophysics, Computational Models: (2 units) Lecture/discussion – 2 hours. Functions of the central visual pathways and their underlying mechanisms. Recent research on aspects of anatomy, biochemistry, electrophysiology, and psychophysics, development, and genetics of the visual system.


Links to Specialty Courses:
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory