Critical reading and discussion of current papers from the neuroscience literature, and discussion of other relevant topics such as ethics and career and professional skills development. Grading based on attendance and participation. Approved for letter and S/U grading. May be repeated to a maximum of 2 hours. Prerequisite: Enrollment in Neuroscience Ph.D. program or consent of instructor.
Survey of current research in modern neural and behavioral biology. Each weekly seminar is presented by a faculty member or distinguished visiting neuroscientist. Abstracts and suggested readings are presented prior to each seminar. Approved for S/U grading only. May be repeated.
Individual topics of research supervised by Neuroscience faculty. Usually taken in one of the eight Neuroscience concentration areas: 1) neuroanatomy, 2) neurophysiology, 3) cognitive and behavioral neuroscience, 4) neurochemistry, neuropharmacology and neurotoxicology, 5) neuroendocrinology and neuroimmunology, 6) developmental genetic and molecular neuroscience, 7) clinical and biomedical neuroscience, 8) computational neuroscience. Typically taken by students before they choose their thesis topic. Approved for S/U grading only. May be repeated in the same or subsequent terms. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
Research on the thesis topic and preparation of the thesis. Approved for S/U grading only. May be repeated in the same or subsequent terms. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.