Provides the background necessary to understand the molecular and cellular processes underlying brain development and neural functioning. This understanding is becoming increasingly important with the advent of transgenic animals and their use.
This mandatory pass/fail course is for first-year graduate students in the Neuroscience and Behavior Program. The primary goal of this proseminar is to provide graduate students with the tools to be successful in the NSB program, to prepare them for the challenges that they may face during their graduate careers, and to expose them to the professional skills and strategies that will help them for their careers.