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  Dec 18, 2017
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Neuroscience, M.Sc.

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Seminar Requirement

Students will be expected to attend the seminars in the Neuroscience Program Seminar Series, including weekly journal club seminars presented by students and faculty, and regular colloquia presented by invited speakers. Master’s and Ph.D. students will be required to present one seminar in the weekly series that describes their research.

M.Sc. Degree


All students will be required to take the 700-level Neuroscience course The Nervous System (Core) . This course will cover the breadth of the field of Neuroscience in a series of modules, different instructors will contribute to teaching the modules and the course will be directed by a course coordinator. Students will also attend seminars as described below for the Ph.D. degree.

Students will complete a Master’s research project. A written thesis and oral presentation describing the student’s Master’s research will be made to a committee of three faculty members appointed by the Director. The committee will examine the student on the Master’s thesis and general knowledge of Neuroscience from the course taken in the first year.

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