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Washington and Lee University    
 
    
 
  Sep 22, 2017
 
2017-2018 University Catalog

Neuroscience (NEUR)


Students contemplating application to medical school should note that CHEM 241 (or 241S) (Organic Chemistry I), 242 (Organic Chemistry II), 341 (Biochemistry I), MATH 102 (Calculus II), and PHYS 112 and 114 (General Physics II) are either required or highly recommended by most admissions committees. Students contemplating graduate school should discuss specific courses with the head of the major.

HONORS: An Honors Program in neuroscience is offered for qualified students; see program head for details.

Head of the Major: Fiona Watson

Core Faculty

First date is the year in which the faculty member began service as regular faculty at the University. Second date is the year of appointment to the present rank.

Sarah N. Blythe, Ph.D.—(2010)-2010
Assistant Professor of Biology
Ph.D., Northwestern University

Jonathan C. Erickson, Ph.D.—(2009)-2015
Associate Professor of Engineering
Ph.D., California Institute of Technology

Helen I'Anson, Ph.D.—(1995)-2004
Professor of Biology
Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Dan R. Johnson, Ph.D.—(2009)-2015
Associate Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

Tyler S. Lorig, Ph.D.—(1988)-1997
Ruth Parmly Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., University of Georgia

Robert E. Stewart, Ph.D.—(1997)-2015
Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., University of Virginia

Natalia Toporikova, Ph.D.—(2012)-2012
Assistant Professor of Biology
Ph.D., Florida State University

Fiona Watson, Ph.D.—(2008)-2014
Associate Professor of Biology
Ph.D., Harvard University

Wythe L Whiting IV, Ph.D.—(2003)-2008
Associate Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology


Neuroscience courses are as follows:

Degrees/Majors/Minors

Interdisciplinary Major

Courses