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Lecture/discussion course covering concepts in cell and molecular neuro¬science, fundamentals of neural signal transmission and synaptic biology, principles of systems neuroscience, and fundamentals of the development of the nervous system. This course prepares students for upper level neuroscience courses and is also suitable for students in other programs who desire an understanding of neurosciences.
The study of the methodological and systematic treatments of scientific data required for effective communication through written primary research publications, oral presentations, abstracts, and poster presentations.
The purpose of this series is to discuss and explore RCR topics, including Mentorship, Collaborative Science, Authorship & Publications, Peer Review, Research Misconduct, and Intellectual Property.
Development of grant writing skills. Structure, design, and review of biomedical research grants. Discussion of NIH regulatory processes. (3 hours/week. Summer)
Introduction to Biostatistics.
Rotation experiences designed to expand technical exposure of trainees. (8 weeks)
Students attend and participate in seminars by outside speakers. (1 hour/week. Fall and Spring. Neuroscience Training Committee)
Dissertation Research in laboratories of faculty mentors; variable credit.