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Faculty Profile

Meredith Rauhut

(she/her/hers)Visiting Assistant Professor of Neuroscience (2003)

Contact Information

rauhutm@dickinson.edu

James Hall - Rector Complex Room 1219
717-254-8193

Education

  • B.A., Bucknell University, 1995
  • Ph.D., University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 2001

2023-2024 Academic Year

Fall 2023

NRSC 200 Perspectives in Neuroscience
This 6-hour integrated lecture/laboratory course will focus on different levels of analysis within the field of neuroscience by dividing the course into 3 separate, 4-week teaching modules: 1) cellular/molecular, 2) systems and 3) behavioral neuroscience. These laboratory-based teaching modules will expose students to fundamental concepts of neuroscience at different levels of organization and help students develop proficiency with some basic neuroscientic techniques. Students also will be taught about writing and data analysis (e.g., statistics) appropriate to the field of neuroscience. Prerequisites: Psychology 125. Offered every fall.

NRSC 500 Independent Study

Spring 2024

NRSC 400 Neuroscience Seminar
Advanced seminar in which students will read and review primary literature related to selected topics in the field of neuroscience. Examples of selected topics may include neuroendocrinology, neurobiology of drug addiction, neurobiology of learning and memory or clinical neuroscience. A discussion-style approach will be adopted. Prerequisites: BIOL 132, NRSC 200 and PSYC 125.

NRSC 500 Independent Study