BIO/NEU 675S: Biodiversity, Brains and Behavior
About this course:
This study tour offers adventurous students the opportunity to study the ecology of a Caribbean coral reef ecosystem, learn about the evolution of nervous systems and behavior, and study Honduran culture. Terrestrial adventure includes an archaeological tour of the Mayan ruins at Copan. The course is led by neuroscience professor Daniel Miller and sociology professor Bill Miller. After becoming scuba certified, students learn about unique aspects of tropical coral reef ecosystems, and the taxonomy and neurobiology of marine life from invertebrates to humans.
Carthage Symposium; satisfies Natural Sciences SCI (lab science) requirement; an elective for biology or neuroscience majors
Tentative travel dates: Jan. 14-26, 2017
Estimated cost: $3,300
Contact: Prof. Dan Miller
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