Describe LECTURE HISTORY AND TIMELINE: Spring 2016 here.
EC500 Spring 2016 Calendar and Syllabus
Spring 2016
Lecture Timeline and History Spring 2016 

WEEK 
DATE 
LECTURE TOPIC 
COMPLETION STATUS 
READING 
Week 1 
Jan 21 2016 
Course Outline and Organization, Review of Basics 
Completed Introduction, Neuron Eq. Circuit, MNA method outlined 
Overview and Introduction, Lecture 2 
Week 2 
Jan 28 2016 
Capacitive Circuits, Op Amps, MNA theory for reactive circuits 
Completed RC circuits, Op Amp applications, Voltage Clamp, Reactive MNA algorithm 
Lecture 2 
Week 3 
Feb 4 2016 
Overview of Brain, behaviour and neurons 
Completed KandelSchwartz chapters and overview of Cortical topography 
Lecture 3 
Week 4 
Feb 11 2016 
Nernst Equation, thermodynamics and information theory 
Reviewed Hille Chap 1, Chap. 10 Begin Nernst/Maxwell Boltzman Eqns. 
Lecture 4 
Week 5 
Feb 18 2016 
Nernst and Nernst Planck Equation 
Completed Maxwell Boltzman and Nernst derivations and Nernst applications. Begin NernstPlanck 
Lecture 5 
Week 6 
Feb 25 2016 
NernstPlanck and Goldman Equations, ion channels, synaptic transmission 
Finish Diffusion Eqn and NernstPlanck. Integrating factor for Goldman Equation 
Lecture 5 
Week 7 
March 3 2016 
Goldman Equations, Applications, ion channels, synaptic transmission 
Derived Goldman GCE,GVE. Applications to action potential, Na/K pump 
Lecture 5 
Week 8 
Mar 10 2016 
No Class Spring Break 


Week 9 
Mar 3 2016 
Mid Term in Class Room (1.5 hour) and then Goldman Equations 
Goldman Current Eqn Kinetics for HH 
Mid Term Exam 
Week 10 
Mar 17 2016 
Beginning Hodgkin Huxley Theory 
Outline of Hodgkin Huxley Theory 
Lecture 6 
Week 11 
Mar 24 2016 
Hodgkin Huxley Theory and Cable Theory 
Cable Theory and Units for Compartmental Modeling 
Lecture 6 
Week 12 
Mar 31 2016 
Compartmental Modeling 
Matlab, MNA Approach to Compartmental Modeling 
Lecture 7 
Week 13 
Apr 7 2016 
Beyond HH Exotic HH like currents, methods of solving ODE systems 
Completed 
Lecture 7 
Week 14 
Apr 14 2016 
Linear and quadratic integrate and fire, Dynamical Systems Approach to HH Theory, Phase plane analysis 
vdp oscillator, phase plane, fitzhugh nagumo 
Lecture 8 
Week 15 
Apr 21 2016 
Simulators, Genesis, Neuron 
Genesis, Neuron, began discussion of neural coding 
Lecture 8 
Week 16 
Apr 28 2016 
SupraNeuronal Architecture: Topographic Maps and Columns 
Reviewed Eqn's of CNS from wiki, previewed columnar architecturs V1 
Lecture 9 
Week 17 
May 5 2016 
Final Exam in Class Room 
Completion Status TBD 
Final Exam 