Education Overview

The Department of Neuroscience and Cell Biology is responsible for teaching aspects of cell biology, histology, gross and developmental anatomy as well as neuroscience in the new curriculum for medical students, for hosting and participating in the teaching of courses for a joint graduate program in neuroscience with Rutgers University and for hosting, together with Rutgers, a summer undergraduate program in neuroscience. The faculty also teach neuroscience to physician assistants and Masters degree students in the Graduate School as well as Gross Anatomy to the Masters student.

Medical Education

The Department of Neuroscience and Cell Biology provides expertise to the first- and second-year medical school curriculum pertaining to the structure and function of the cells, tissues and organs of the body, an essential understanding of the structure of the human body and the neuroanatomy and function of the central nervous system.