Laboratory Manual for Biological Sciences 330

Research in Cellular Neurophysiology

http://tinyurl.com/SmithBio330


The schedule of laboratory experiments, discussions, and the readings are on the course's Moodle site.

Laboratory Methods:

Using the Digital Storage Oscilloscope

and: Capturing Data with PowerLab and LabChart

Effect of Potassium Concentration on the Resting Potential *

Action Potentials in Earthworm Giant Axons *

and: Simulations of Membrane Potentials

Electroretinogram of the Crayfish Eye *

Recording from Crayfish Motor Units with Suction Electrodes

Recording CPG Activity with Pin Electrodes

      * Borrowed from Bio 301 Online Lab Manual

Background:

The Swimmeret Central Pattern Generator

Appendixes:

Anatomy of the Crayfish Nervous System

Saline Solutions

Digital Oscilloscope Controls

Capturing Oscilloscope Screenshots

Capturing Data with PowerLab and LabChart

Using EasyGraf Chart Recorders

Cables and Connectors