5-c neuroscience courses (fall semester, 2018) claremont mckenna college title: psyc 097 cm sensation and perception institution: claremont mckenna college. Hello, sagehens i’m a new member of pomona college’s psychology and neuroscience departments i teach neuropsychology (psyc143) and human brain (neur143), courses made famous by the brilliant duo of professors weekes and lewis. Reading gabi starr pomona’s 10th president is an open book in fact, you might say she’s an entire library the history of pomona college, the neuroscience of aesthetic experience, was a finalist for the phi beta kappa society’s christian gauss award starr was named a guggenheim fellow in 2015, and her work also has been. Neuroscience is the interdisciplinary study of the nervous system and its relationship to mental processes and behavior neuroscience has led to new ways of thinking about the nature of human behavior, the mind-brain basis of health and disease, and technologic innovations at the heart of this interdisciplinary field are the traditional disciplines of biology, psychology and chemistry. Home research personnel facilities courses the parfitt lab department of biology pomona college rc seaver biology building, rooms 207/208 175 w 6th street claremont, ca 91711.
Students majoring in neuroscience complete (1) a common core program, (2) a sequence of 4 electives determined in consultation with an advisor in neuroscience, and (3) a 1- or 2-semester thesis on a topic related to the 4 course sequence. Experienced electrophysiology research assistant at pomona college, graduating in 2019 with a ba in neuroscience i plan to pursue a phd in neuroscience and eventually work on alzheimer's drug discovery research. 5-c neuroscience courses (fall semester, 2016) claremont mckenna college title: psyc 040 cm cognitive psychology institution: claremont mckenna college. University college london (ucl), founded in 1826, is the oldest and largest college of the university of london it was the first university institution to be set up in england after oxford and cambridge, and the first to admit students regardless of class, religion, race, or sex.
Prospective students what are the claremont colleges the claremont colleges is a consortium of five undergraduate liberal arts colleges (claremont mckenna, harvey mudd, pitzer, pomona, and scripps) and two graduate institutions (claremont graduate university and keck graduate institute. The writing partners are pomona students—sophomores, juniors and seniors—majoring in subjects as varied as english, neuroscience, politics and religious studies they are trained to work with writers at all levels, and on assignments in any discipline. Pomona college may 2017 – may 2018 (1 year 1 month) education served on the life sciences committee to bring relevant speakers to campus, with the goal of promoting dialogue in the student body. I am a senior at pomona college pursuing a major in neuroscience with a minor in computer science my current research at pac lab relates to how a dynamic and predictive model of brain activity can be used to improve brain-computer interface designs, and i am hoping to pursue a career in computational neuroscience.
Pomona college is a private, nonsectarian, coeducational, liberal arts college in claremont, california, united states it was founded in 1887 by a group of congregationalists who wanted to recreate a college of the new england type on the west coast. I'm from a small town in central illinois, and, for rather obvious reasons (the sunshine, the beach, and the availability of a certain premium two dollar wine at trader joe's), i moved to southern california four years ago to learn all about the liberal arts and sciences at pomona college. View sam alberg's profile on angellist, the startup and tech network - data scientist - san francisco - recent graduate of pomona college degree in neuroscience. Recipient of pomona college’s 1997 stauffer prize, and 1997 senior prize in neuroscience md/mba, ucla school of medicine and anderson school of management currently a resident in internal medicine.
Senior neuroscience students may pursue an honors thesis, a 2-3 semester independent research project under the guidance of a faculty mentor many student-faculty research collaborations culminate in a journal publication , a conference presentation , or a presentation during middlebury's student research symposium in april. Keck neuroscience program the major in neuroscience is an interdisciplinary program of 16 courses designed to provide students with an appreciation of diverse approaches to understanding the function of nervous systems, as well as the ability to conduct investigations within a particular subfield of interest. Support pomona college “i gave my first gift to pomona as a first-year working as a caller for the annual fund, i knew participation was key to the success of the program.
Get ready for the first annual neuroscience halona spring retreat come for a friendly and fun atmosphere open to all pomona college students and faculty you can plan on lots of food (dinner, breakfast, and plenty of snacks), games, exploration, intellectual discussion, and fun with your favorite neuroscientists. The senior seminar in neuroscience is designed to be the “capstone” experience for majors in pomona college’s neuroscience program as such, it has two goals: to assist students in identifying and thinking critically about current topics in neuroscience and to help them apply this skill in completing their senior exercise.
The phd program in applied cognitive psychology offers students training in cognitive psychology research and theory and a wide range of statistical and methodological skills necessary to do basic and applied research on important issues related to human cognition. Below is a list of all of pomona college's courses with sustainability content for the comprehensive list that includes course descriptions, please refer to the linked file: stars sustainability courses 14-15 (1)xlsx. Neuroscience_courses_spring_2016pdf 1 5-c neuroscience courses (spring semester, 2016) claremont mckenna college title: psyc 096 cm neuropsychology. Professor nicole weekes explains what makes the neuroscience major at pomona college special.