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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.

 

Fall 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 fall 2021 NEUROSCI 399-0 is September 24, 2021 but we strongly encourage earlier submission.

For students new to NEUROSCI 399-0:

In order to receive a permission number for fall 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.

If approved, 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, September 27th.

Deadline to submit requests for fall 2021 NEUROSCI 399-0 is September 24, 2021 but we strongly encourage earlier submission.

Returning student researchers in NEUROSCI 399-0:

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.  

Deadline to submit requests for fall 2021 NEUROSCI 399-0 is September 24, 2021 but we strongly encourage earlier submission.

Permission numbers for fall 2021 will be issued on or before Monday, September 27th.

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 fall 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 November 29th.

Final summaries are due to neuroscience@u.northwestern.edu by December 11th.

 

Spring 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 June 2nd.

Returning student researchers in NEUROSCI 399-0:

In order to receive a permission number for fall 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. 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.  

Deadline to submit requests for fall 2021 NEUROSCI 399-0 is September 24, 2021 but we strongly encourage earlier submission.

Permission numbers for fall 2021 will be issued on or before Monday, September 27th.

Final summaries for spring 2021 are due to neuroscience@u.northwestern.edu by June 10th.

 

 

 

 

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