Neuroendocrinology and Neurobiology of food intake

Informations

Langue d'enseignement : Anglais
Crédits ECTS: 6

Programme

  • Heures d'enseignement dispensées à l'étudiant : 25 heures
  • Temps de travail personnel : 130 heures

Objectifs et compétences

Objectifs :
After course completion student :

• Has the knowledge of neuropeptide synthesis, transport, secretion and mechanisms of action

• Has a general representation of neuroendocrine functions

• Knows hypothalamic functions

• Has the knowledge about neuronal control of food intake.

• Knows brain circuits and neurotransmitters involved in reward based food intake.

• Understand different role and origin of homeostatic and ‘emergency response circuits’ in the control of feeding.

• Is able to describe major causes of food intake disorders, their neurobiological underpinnings and accepted treatments.

Compétences :
  • Design experimental protocols
  • Process and analyse data using appropriate tools including specialised software
  • Understand the main ideas of complex text written in English
  • Work independently on specific research tasks
  • Make an effective literature search

  • Have in-depth knowledge of at least one specialized Neurosciences field
  • Formulate appropriate questions and propose effective investigations to complex Neurosciences issues: 5.1. Identify and critically asses theoretical and practical approaches to develop appropriate strategies of investigation 5.2 Critically review specialized bibliography 5.3 Monitor and evaluate results
  • Study and work out a concrete, practical Neurosciences problem independently.

Organisation pédagogique

le mode de fonctionnement de l'UE est présenté au début des enseignements

Contrôle des connaissances

En cours de finalisation

Lectures recommandées

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Responsable de l'unité d'enseignement

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Enseignants

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