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The curriculum of the Program includes a one-year mandatory Core Course and Lab rotations during the first year, and one seminar course per semester. The Core course is composed of 6 modules, some of which may be skipped if they are equivalent to courses taken elsewhere. In addition to these courses, the student must pass a qualifying exam and defend their thesis project during the third semester, and defend their thesis at the end of the Program.


Semesters I and II

Core Neuroscience course (20 credits)

Research Rotations             (8 credits)

Seminar                                 (2 credits per semester)


Semester III

Thesis Project                        (33 credits)

Seminar                                  (2 credits)

Semesters IV-VIII

Thesis                                     (171 credits total)

Seminar                                  (2 credits per semester)