Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Neuroscience PHD Program By University of Utah |Top Universities
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Program overview

Main Subject

Biological Sciences

Study Level

PHD

Master a basic theoretical understanding of the electrical properties of the cell, development of the nervous system, synaptic transmission and systems neuroscience including the overall structure and function of the nervous system. Learn modern techniques in neuroscience by conducting experiments in laboratory rotations and thesis research. Be able to critically read and evaluate primary literature. Develop professional skills in grant writing, manuscript publication, and scientific presentations as well as didactic lectures. Obtain training in the responsible conduct of research and develop a thorough understanding of research ethics. Design, conduct, defend and publish an original body of dissertation research.

Program overview

Main Subject

Biological Sciences

Study Level

PHD

Master a basic theoretical understanding of the electrical properties of the cell, development of the nervous system, synaptic transmission and systems neuroscience including the overall structure and function of the nervous system. Learn modern techniques in neuroscience by conducting experiments in laboratory rotations and thesis research. Be able to critically read and evaluate primary literature. Develop professional skills in grant writing, manuscript publication, and scientific presentations as well as didactic lectures. Obtain training in the responsible conduct of research and develop a thorough understanding of research ethics. Design, conduct, defend and publish an original body of dissertation research.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

6+

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