The Behavioral Neuroscience major will officially change from a BA to a BS Fall Quarter 2015. A course checklist for the BS is now posted on the advising page.
Behavioral Neuroscience (BNS) is the study of how nervous system structure and function produces normal and abnormal behavior.
This interdisciplinary program combines courses offered through the Departments of Biology, Chemistry, and Psychology.
The BNS curriculum, combined with an emphasis on undergraduate involvement in research, provides students with the specialized preparation and technical sophistication critical for success in post-graduate training programs and entry-level biomedical research positions.
WWU's Behavioral Neuroscience Program passed a milestone on December 13th when we graduated our 100th student!!! Below is part of the Fall 2014 graduating class attempting to spell out BNS with their bodies!
News and Events
Neuroscience on Tap - April 6th
Check out this video that the NeRDS Club put together!!!
Jeff Carroll was awarded $577,120 from the CHDI Foundation to support his research on the peripheral mechanism of mutant huntingtin function
Jeff Carroll received the Philip E. Sharp, Jr. Community Engagement Award
Jeff Carroll and his colleague, Dr. Wild, were awarded the HSDA Researcher of the Year award
Jeff Grimm received the Paul J. Olscamp Research Award
Jackie Rose's students have research published
Jeff Grimm's students have research published
Kelly Jantzen was awarded $197,530 from NSF to acquire a transcranial magnetic stimulator
Jeff Carroll was awarded a "New Pathways" grant totaling $135,000 from the Huntington Society of Canada to study hepatic dysfunction in HD
Jeff Grimm has a new publication in the journal PLoS One