The department offers courses of study leading to the Doctor of Philosophy degrees. In general, the department's Ph.D. candidates are admitted through the interdepartmental graduate programs in Neuroscience or Molecular Biology. Our faculty participate extensively in the courses offered by these two graduate programs and, in addition, we offer the specialized graduate courses described below.
For information and application forms for the interdepartmental graduate programs, click on these links:
|Name & Description||Number||Director|
Lectures and laboratory sessions. Anatomy of the human nervous system.
|ANAT 7710||Dr. Scott Rogers|
Cellular and molecular biology of nervous system development.
|ANAT 7750||Dr. Tatjana Piotrowski|
|Research in Progress:
Weekly research-in-progress reports presented by graduate students and postdocs.
|ANAT 7720||Dr. Sheryl Scott|
|Developmental Neuroscience Journal Club
Current research papers in developmental neuroscience, presented by graduate students and postdocs.
|ANAT 7740||Dr. Chi-Bin Chien|
Interactions between the nervous and immune systems.
|ANAT XXXX||Dr. Scott Rogers|
|Fluorescence Microscopy and Digital Imaging
Laboratory and lecture course of basic and advanced microscopic techniques. Phase contrast, fluorescence, and confocal microscopy. Digital image-processing, quantitative analysis, and production of publication-quality images.
|ANAT 7790||Dr. Chris Rodesch|
|Scientific Lecturing and Writing
Guidelines for writing clear scientific papers and delivering good lectures. Lectures, discussion, homework assignments and submission of a new original scientific paper in an area chosen by each student.
|ANAT 7690||Dr. Kurt Albertine|