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Washington and Lee University    
  Nov 20, 2017
2013-2014 University Catalog archived

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: Tyler S. Lorig

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)-2009
Assistant 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)-2009
Assistant 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)-2003
Associate 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)-2008
Assistant 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:


Interdisciplinary Major