Brown-NIH Neuroscience Graduate Partnership Program - Timeline

Program Timeline

Year 1

Summer at NIH: Lab Rotation
Fall & Spring Semesters at Brown: Courses, Lab Rotations, Comprehensive Exam

Year 2:

Move to NIH to begin thesis research (Second Rotation Optional)
Statistics Course Requirement

Year 3:

Fall Semester: Formation of Thesis Committee and Defense of Thesis Proposal (Preliminary Exam) to ascend to PhD Candidacy.

Years 4 and Beyond:

Continue Thesis Research and Prepare for Thesis Defense