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The Mouse Phenome Database (MPD) provides access to primary experimental trait data, genotypic variation, protocols and analysis tools for mouse genetic studies. Data are contributed by investigators worldwide and represent a broad scope of phenotyping endpoints and disease-related traits in naïve mice and those exposed to drugs, environmental agents or other treatments. MPD ensures rigorous curation of phenotype data and supporting documentation using relevant ontologies and controlled vocabularies. As a repository of curated and integrated data, MPD provides a means to access/re-use baseline data, as well as allows users to identify sensitized backgrounds for making new mouse models with genome editing technologies, analyze trait co-inheritance, benchmark assays in their own laboratories, and many other research applications. MPD’s primary source of funding is NIDA. For this reason, a majority of MPD data is neuro- and behavior-related.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 55:36
Speaker: : Elissa Chesler
Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 43:38
Speaker: : Kent Lloyd

This lecture covers an introduction to neuroinformatics and its subfields, the content of the short course and future neuroinformatics applications.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 34:27

A basic introduction to clinical presentation of schizophrenia, its etiology, and current treatment options.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 51:49

2nd part of the lecture. Introduction to cell receptors and signalling cascades

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 41:38

GABAergic interneurons and local inhibition on the circuit level.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 16:27
Speaker: : Carl Petersen

The "connectome" is a term, coined in the past decade, that has been used to describe more than one phenomenon in neuroscience. This lecture explains the basics of structural connections at the micro-, meso- and macroscopic scales.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 1:13:16
Speaker: : Clay Reid

This lecture will highlight our current understanding and recent developments in the field of neurodegenerative disease research, as well as the future of diagnostics and treatment of neurodegenerative diseases

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 1:02:29
Speaker: : Nir Giladi

An overview of some of the essential concepts in neuropharmacology (e.g. receptor binding, agonism, antagonism), an introduction to pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics, and an overview of the drug discovery process relative to diseases of the Central Nervous System.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 45:47

How does the brain learn? This lecture discusses the roles of development and adult plasticity in shaping functional connectivity.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 1:08:45
Speaker: : Clay Reid

The mechanisms behind changes in synaptic function created by learning.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Duration: 27:07
Speaker: : Carl Petersen