CNUP: Center for Neuroscience

Graduate Course List

Core Courses

CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR NEUROBIOLOGY I Fall Term 4 cr, Lagenaur
CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR NEUROBIOLOGY II Fall Term 4 cr, Lagenaur
SYSTEMS NEUROBIOLOGY Spring Term 6 cr, Simons

 

Required Courses

SCIENTIFIC ETHICS Summer Term 1 cr, Yip
STATISTICS

Fall/Spring/

Summer Term

 
PROSEMINAR Fall/Spring Term 1 cr
JOURNAL CLUB Fall/Spring Term 1 cr
SEMINAR SERIES Fall/Spring Term 1 cr
DIRECTED STUDY/INDEPENDENT STUDY Fall/Spring/
Summer Term
variable credits
PhD DISSERTATION RESEARCH

Fall/Spring/

Summer Term

variable credits

 

Electives

Cell and Molecular Neurobiology

NEUROPHARMACOLOGY Spring Term 3 cr, Palladino
DEVELOPMENTAL NEUROSCIENCE Fall Term 3 cr, Omelchenko
ADVANCED DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY Fall Term 2 cr, Chapman, Hildebrand
BIOCHEMISTRY OF MACROMOLECULES Spring Term 2 cr, Hughey
EUKARYOTIC MOLECULAR GENETICS Spring Term 2 cr, Chaillet
BIOLOGY OF SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION Spring Term 3 cr, Romero, Rajasekaran
DNA REPAIR:  BIOCHEMISTRY TO HUMAN DISEASE Spring Term 2 cr, Niedernhofer
CELL AND MOLECULAR PHYSIOLOGY Spring Term 2 cr, Frizzell
MOLECULAR MECHANICS TISSUE GROWTH & DIFFRN Spring Term 3 cr, Katyal
STEM CELLS Fall Term 3 cr, Monga
PRINCIPLES OF PHARMACOLOGY Spring Term 2 cr, Jiang
MOLECULAR PHARMACOLOGY Fall Term 3 cr, Galbiati
BIOLOGICAL IMAGING AND FLUORESCENCE SPECTROSCOPY   3 cr, Lanni
ADVANCED CELL BIOLOGY   Linstedt, Minden

Clinical

NEUROBIOLOGY OF DISEASE Spring Term 3 cr, Monaghan-Nichols
MECHANISMS & CLINICAL PRESENTATIONS OF PAIN Spring Term 3 cr, Gebhart
MOLECULAR PATHOBIOLOGY Spring Term 3 cr, Oury

Cognitive

COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE Fall Term 3 cr, Olson
PERCEPTION 3 cr, Klatzky

Computational

ARTIFICIAL NEURAL NETWORKS Spring Term 4 cr, Touretzky
COMPUTATIONAL MODELS OF NEURAL SYSTEMS   4 cr, Touretzky
COMPUTATIONAL NEUROSCIENCE METHODS 3 cr, Doiron
COMPUTATIONAL PERCEPTION AND SCENE ANALYSIS Spring Term 4 cr, Lewicki
COMPUTER VISION Spring Term 3 cr, Herbert
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTATIONAL STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY Spring Term 3 cr, Bahar

Systems Neuroscience

NEUROPHYSIOLOGY Spring Term 3 cr, Johnson
HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY Fall Term 4 cr, Yates
NEURAL PLASTICITY IN SENSORY AND MOTOR SYSTEMS Spring Term 3 cr, Barth, Urban, Crowley

General

HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES IN NEUROSCIENCE Summer Term 2 cr, Balaban

The University offers many courses in addition to those listed above that, subject to approval by the program co-directors, may be taken for elective credit to satisfy the educational goals of individual students. Information on all graduate courses offered at the University of Pittsburgh is available at http://www.pitt.edu/~registrar/crinPgCrsInfo.htm.