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NEUROSCI 399-0

NEUROSCI 399-0

NEUROSCI 399-0 provides course credit to students who choose to do mentored independent research in Neuroscience or a related Allied Field. With a commitment of at least 10 hours per week, students will learn practical laboratory skills and troubleshooting as well as intellectual and analytical skills through a laboratory project.

 

Spring 2021 Requirements fulfilled

Students majoring in Neuroscience are required to gain laboratory experience either through 1 credit of laboratory or methods coursework or through 2 credits of NEUROSCI 398-0 /NEUROSCI 399-0 research. Neuroscience students may take 2 quarters or more of NEUROSCI 399-0 to fulfill this graduation requirement. NEUROSCI 399-0 may not be used toward the Group B requirement.

Deadline to submit requests for spring 2021 NEUROSCI 399-0 is April 3rd, 2021 but we strongly encourage earlier submission.

In order to receive a permission number for spring 2021, a student must provide a 1 page proposal written with their mentor stating what the student will be researching, showing a timeline of what they hope to accomplish and a 10 hour schedule listing when the research will be performed.

Once the project is discussed, then request a meeting with Dr. Kilman by emailing neuroscience@u.northwestern.edu to determine if the project is suitable for NEUROSCI 399 credit. Please list when you are available to meet with Dr. Kilman, Monday thru Friday, beginning March 10th.

If so, then a permission number will be issued once documentation from the laboratory faculty mentor and student is complete. Permission numbers will be issued on or before Monday, March 29th.

Deadline to submit requests for NEUROSCI 399-0 is April 3, 2021 but we strongly encourage earlier submission.

In general, if you have received a permission number in the same laboratory doing the same research in the past, you will be granted a permission number without the need to discuss this with Dr. Kilman.  

Permission numbers will be issued on or before Monday, March 29th.

Requests for a permission number for NEUROSCI 399-0 should be sent to neuroscience@u.northwestern.edu with a research plan (which includes your proposal, timeline and schedule), an email from your faculty contact accepting you into their laboratory, and faculty contact information.

In order to receive a grade for NEUROSCI 399-0 for spring 2021, students are required to submit a 1-2-page summary of your research. This summary must be written with and approved by your faculty mentor. We suggest you give the summary to be reviewed by your mentor the week of June 2nd.

Final summaries are due to neuroscience@u.northwestern.edu by June 10th.

 

Winter 2021

In order to receive a grade for NEUROSCI 399-0, students are required to submit a 1-2-page summary of your research. This summary must be written with and approved by your faculty mentor. We suggest you give the summary to be reviewed by your mentor the week of March 8th. If you plan on continuing your research in spring 2021, please add 1-2 paragraphs stating what you intend to research along with a timeline.

Final summaries for winter 2021 are due to neuroscience@u.northwestern.edu by March 20th.

 

 

 

 

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