Neuroscience - Cellular & Molecular BS
The Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience program is designed to provide rigorous preparation in scientific foundations at the molecular and cellular and behavioral levels to those students interested in pursuing advanced studies and professional development in neuroscience, medicine or a related field in life sciences. It provides a comprehensive introduction to science and mathematics required for effective pursuit of research in cell, molecular and systems neuroscience.
After completing this program, students should
- have a thorough understanding of the principal levels of organization of living organisms.
- Molecular Structure
- Cellular Structure
- Tissue Organization
- Organ integration
- Organism interaction
- have an understanding of the biochemical and biophysical principles that underlie living organisms.
- Physical Interactions
- Chemical Bonds
- Molecular Interaction
- Emergent Properties of Supramolecular Organization
- understand the principles that govern interaction between and within cells, tissues and organisms.
- Neural systems
- Signalling systems
- understand the major principles of the discipline, i.e, proliferation, generation of diversity, evolution by natural selection.
- be able to critically evaluate experimental data.
- develop familiarity with laboratory procedures.
- knowing how to use a microscope, spectrophotometer, pH meter etc.
- making stock solutions
- running gels
- computer models
- making measurements
- constructing informative graphs.
- be able to communicate using oral, written, or electronic media, and understand attribution and acknowledgement of sources.