Course Requirements by Year

First year

Fall: 
NS200 Introduction to Neuroscience. Essential Concepts & Methods
NS201A Basic Concepts in Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience
NS201B Basic Concepts for Cellular and Developmental Neuroscience
NS215 Lab Rotation
NS220 Journal Club

Winter:
NS201C Introduction to Systems and Behavioral Neuroscience
NS215 Lab Rotation
NS220 Journal Club

Spring:
NS219 Topics in Basic or Translational Neuroscience (Mini Courses)
NS215 Lab Rotation
NS220 Journal Club

 

Second Year 

Fall:
NS250 Dissertation Research 
NS220 Journal Club
Statistics 
Biostatistics 183, Biostatistical Methods I (View course descriptionor
Biological & Medical Informatics 206, Biological & Medical Informatics (View course description)
Neuroscience Advanced Courses 

Winter:
NS250 Dissertation Research 
NS220 Journal Club
Neuroscience Advanced Courses

Spring:
NS250 Dissertation Research 
NS220 Journal Club
BMS 219 Ethics and the Responsible Conduct of Research (View course description)
Teaching 
Neuroscience Advanced Courses

 

Third Year 

Fall:
NS250 Dissertation Research 
NS220 Journal Club (must sign up for 2 of three quarters)
NS 221, Current Topics in Neuroscience (fall, winter and spring quarter)
Neuroscience Advanced Courses

Winter:
NS250 Dissertation Research 
NS220 Journal Club (must sign up for 2 of three quarters)
NS221, Current Topics in Neuroscience (fall, winter and spring quarter)
Neuroscience Advanced Courses

Spring:
NS250 Dissertation Research 
NS220 Journal Club (must sign up for 2 of three quarters)
NS221 Current Topics in Neuroscience (fall, winter and spring quarter)
Neuroscience Advanced Courses

 

Fourth Year

NS250 Dissertation Research (fall, winter, spring quarter)
NS220 Journal Club (must sign up for 2 of three quarters)
Neuroscience Advanced Courses


Senior Students

NS250 Dissertation Research