TNP Research Objectives, Environment

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Translational Neuroscience Program (TNP) objectives are:


  • To provide outstanding students with a strong background in neuroscience, including but not limited to, cellular and molecular neurobiology, fundamental and applied concepts of neuroimaging, neuropharmacology, and developmental neuroscience, with a particular emphasis on understanding disorders of the nervous system.
  • To train graduate students in experimental design and statistical analyses, and in the use of modern experimental protocols and methods in basic and applied neuroscience.
  • To train outstanding research scientists who can successfully develop careers dedicated to translating advances in basic neuroscience to understanding, treating and preventing clinical problems.
  • To encourage scholarly cooperation and to advance the scientific and professional status of translational neuroscience in the university and throughout the larger community.