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Neuroscience Track

Track Leader: Dr. David Davies (DaviesDavidL@uams.edu)

 

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Year 1 Fall (12 credit hours)

GPIBS Core Curriculum

Year 1 Spring (10 credit hours)

1 credit hour Seminar (NBDS 5116)
1 credit hour Scientific Communication and Ethics II (PCOL 5119)
3 credit hours Biostatistics I (BIOS 5013)-may take other selective and take Biostatistics in fall year 2
5 credit hours NBDS Selectives** and/or Research

Each summer until graduation

1 credit hour Research

Year 2 Fall (10 credit hours)

1 credit hour Seminar (NBDS 5116)
1 credit hour Scientific Communication and Ethics III (PCOL 5120)
8 credit hours NBDS Selectives**, Electives, and/or Research

Year 2 Spring (10 credit hours)

1 credit hour Seminar (NBDS 5116)
1 credit hour Scientific Communications and Ethics IV (PCOL 5121)
8 credit hours NBDS Selectives**, Electives, and/or Research

**Selectives include at least 3 of the following:
Basic Neuroscience (NBDS 5106)
Cellular and Developmental Neuroscience (NBDS 5114)
Systems Neuroscience (NBDS 5122)
Molecular Cell Biology (MBIM 6103)

Including the selectives, above includes 21 credit hours of the 24 required coursework. Electives must include 3 additional course credit hours based on advice from the student’s mentor and/or advisory committee.

Year 2 Summer

Candidacy Exam (research proposal submitted to committee followed by oral defense)

Year 3- Until Degree Completion

Students will enroll in 1 credit hour Seminar (NBDS 5116) for each of the remaining semesters and 9 credit hours of Dissertation Research (until reach 18) and/or Research.

Students must successfully defend their research project in written and oral format prior to completion of the degree.