by Charles S. Peskin

Handwritten lecture notes of a course taught at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University. The focus of this course is the electrophysiology and biophysics of single neurons, which are the building blocks of neural networks.

Copyright, Charles S. Peskin, 2000

I. Membrane Channels (.pdf)

Appendix to the section on channel selectivity for ions of one sign (.pdf)

Appendix to the section on recovery of rate constants from patch clamp data (.pdf)

II. Hodgkin-Huxley Equations (.pdf)

III. Synaptic Transmission (.pdf)