Undergraduates - please see the following courses before contacting The Crowley Lab. We believe that these courses represent a good overview of the information you'll need to conduct research here. Please make sure you've taken courses appropriate to your year in school.



PSYCH 260/BBH 203: Neurological Bases of Human Behavior

An introduction to biopsychology, emphasizing the structure and function of the human brain.


BMB 251/BIO 230/MICRB 251: Molecular and Cell Biology

An introduction to the fundamental principles of molecular and cellular biology, with a primary focus on eukaryotic cells.


BIOL 469/BBH 469: Neurobiology

Basic neurobiology, the terminology of basic neuronal structures and functions, and the experimental approaches designed to integrate the principles of neural cell biology, neurophysiology, neurochemistry, neuroendocrinology, neuropharmacology, genetics and molecular biology.




BIO 467: Molecular Basis of Neurological Diseases

Neurological diseases in a biological molecular context.


BIOL 470/BBH 470: Functional and Integrative Neuroscience

Neurobiological function in motivated behaviors, motor and sensory function, learning and memory, development, sexual differentiation, and pathology.


BIOL 497: Special Topics on Comparative Neuroanatomy

Structural-functional organization of the central nervous system of primates and other vertebrates. Emphasis is placed on understanding the anatomical structures of the major neural systems and the evolutionary principles that guided their phylogenetic development in different vertebrate lineages.


PSYCH 475: Psychology of Fear and Stress

Description and evaluation of major trends in research on stress and fear in humans and other animals


PSYCH 478: Clinical Neuropsychology

Overview of functional human neuroanatomy and clinical neuropsychology, with emphasis on origin, assessment, and treatment of human brain damage


BBH 432: Biobehavioral Aspects of Stress

Comprehensive discussion on the mechanisms of stress-induced diseases