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Welcome to Forethought India One-on-One Courses. Our program is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in their chosen profession. Our instructor for this course is Researcher M.S. Suryateja Jammalamadaka at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


"A Primer on the Nervous System" provides a comprehensive introduction to the intricacies of the human nervous system. Covering a wide range of topics, this course delves into the fundamental concepts of neurobiology. From understanding the structure and function of neurons to exploring the complex divisions of the nervous system, students will gain a solid foundation in the field. They will also learn about key processes like nerve impulses, synaptic transmission, and the role of neurotransmitters. Additionally, the course delves into sensory and motor pathways within the nervous system, offering a holistic view of how the body's communication and control center functions. As students progress through this enlightening journey, they will further explore advanced topics, such as the brain's structure and functions, nervous system disorders, neuroimaging techniques, and even ethical considerations in neurobiology. This course offers a well-rounded education in the fascinating world of the nervous system, making it an essential resource for students and enthusiasts alike.


At the end of the program, students will receive a certificate & performance letter by the educator indicating that they have completed the program and acquired the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in their chosen profession.

A Primer on the Nervous System, by M.S. Suryateja Jammalamadaka at MIT

  • Mani Sai Suryateja Jammalamadaka is a graduate student at Cordero Lab, MIT. He has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from BITS-Pilani (India) and master degree in Systems and synthetic biology at University of Paris (France). His is interested in the spatial influence of chitin surfaces on microbial community assembly. He is currently developing platforms that allow us to study the colonization of chitin dependent microbial communities, the community dynamics, and the spatial interactions on the chitin surface. 

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