Math Neuroscience
MTh 12:30 PM-1:45 PM
Thackeray 3rd floor conf room
Bard Ermentrout
Thackeray 502
x48324
bard@pitt.edu
www.pitt.edu/~phase
Primary References
Grades
The grades are based on
- Homework 75%
- Project 25%
Syllabus (rough)
- Single cells
- Nernst equation, CFE, etc
- Homework: page 16, section 2.4:2,4,7
- Equivalent circuits
- Homework: page 36, 2.12:1,4
- Dendrites/compartmental modeling
- Homework: page 40: section 3.11, 1-4
- HW Due Jan 24
- Week of Jan 15. 2.7-2.11, 3.1-3.6
- Homework due Feb 7
- Weeks of Feb 4-14 more dynamics and chapter 5 (channels)
- HW due Feb 21: page 102:1,2,8,9 (these are fun and can be tricky!) (Note on problem 8, a typo EL=-60), page 104:13 (you can skip part c if you want, but it is interesting), 105:15
- Week of Feb 19: chapt 6 (just a bit) and chapt 7 (time permitting)
Bursting equations can be found here
- Week of Feb 26: chapt 9 HW Due March 19th end of chapter 9 (starting page 202), 1,2,4,5, 6,8,9,13 Morris lecar with noise THis also tells you how to do ISI histograms
- Week of March 3 Brent Doiron will guest lecture on Poisson processes
- Week of Mar 10 SPRING BREAK
- Week of Mar 17 Chapt 8 - synapses
- Homework page 165 (8.3):2,3,4; (8.4):1,2
- Mar 20: start chapter 11
Simulation software
XPP tutorial
A whole lot of ODE files for channels & models