Required Neuroscience Curriculum

Neuroscience Ph.D. 

Year 1

 

Fall: Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology Core 1
  Biostatistics
  Meet the Authors
  RCR
  Neuroscience Journal Club
  Translational Neuroscience Seminar
  Lab Rotation

    

Spring 1: Systems Neuroscience Core 2
  Neuroscience Journal Club
  Translational Neuroscience Seminar
  Translating Science (optional)
  Lab Rotation

  

Spring 2: Neural Basis of Behavioral Plasticity Core 3
  Neuroscience Journal Club
  Translational Neuroscience Seminar
  Lab Rotation

 

Year 2

 

Fall: Core 4-Molecular Pathogenesis of Neurological
  and Psychiatric Disorders
  & Topics in Clinical Neuroscience (students
  should register for both courses)
  Neuroscience Journal Club
  Translational Neuroscience Seminar

Minimum of two additional advanced electives (1-3 credits each) taken at any time during Years 1-4 

Neuroscience Journal Club (Works in Progress): 
Attendance required for Year 1 and Year 2 students 
Annual Presentations required for Year 2, Year 3, and Year 4 students 
All students should register for JC Years 1-4 

Translational Neuroscience Seminar: 
All students should register each semester and make an effort to attend as many seminars as possible. 

Neuroscience M.D./Ph.D. 

Year 1: 

Fall: Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology Core 1 

Spring 1: Systems Neuroscience Core 2 

Spring 2: Neural Basis of Behavioral Plasticity Core 3 

Year 2: Med School Year 2 including Brain and Behavior 

Year 3: 

 

Fall: Molecular Pathogenesis of Neurological and Psychiatric
  Disorders and Topics in Clinical Neuroscience are
  optional advanced electives for MD/PhD students
  Neuroscience Journal Club
  Translational Neuroscience Seminar
  Biostatistics can be taken in the Fall of Year 3 or Fall of Year 4.

Minimum of one advanced elective (1-3 credits) 

Neuroscience Journal Club: 
Attendance required for Year 3 MD/PhD students 
Annual Presentations required for Year 3 and Year 4 
All students should register for JC Years 3-4 

Translational Neuroscience Seminar: 
All students should register each semester and make an effort to attend as many seminars as possible.

Current Advanced Neuroscience Courses 2012