Obtaining a Neuroscience Diploma
- Concurrent completion of a Master's thesis or PhD dissertation in the field of Neuroscience under the supervision of a core faculty member.
- A minimum of 2 years consecutive participation in the Neuroscience Diploma Program
Students must successfully complete two half credit graduate courses in Neuroscience:
- KAHS 6155 3.0 (BIO 5146 / PSYC 6257) - Fundamentals of Neuroscience I: Structures, Neurons and Synapses
- PSYC 6253 3.0 (BIO 5147 / KAHS 6156) - Fundamentals of Neuroscience II: Circuits, Systems and Behaviour.
Students must regularly attend the monthly Neuroscience Seminar Series.
- Both first and second year students must attend all seminars
- First year students only are required to read the article, submit 2 questions, and meet with the speaker
In the second year of the Neuroscience Diploma Program, students are required to successfully complete a neuroscience review paper.
- Topic should be selected in consultation with their supervisor
- Main review paper approval form must be submitted
- Student must be the sole author
- Must be in journal format (e.g. Nature Reviews)
- Approximately 6000 words in length, not including references
- References must be primarily to original sources and must be extensive enough to thoroughly cover the topic
CURRENT YEAR DUE DATE: The review paper is due on Friday February 24th, 2017
Research Day Presentation will be held in May, typically. For 2016: May 6, 10 a.m.