BIOL F043: Behavioral Neuroscience Research

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Be part of a new hands-on research experience — from anywhere with internet access!

The University of Alaska Fairbanks offers Biology F193 (for credit) and Biology F043 (non-credit).

Students will…

  • Learn how to do biomedical research — including data collection, data analysis, and interpretation of results — with real mice.
  • Learn how to design an experiment that is scientifically justified, humane and ethical, and provides cutting-edge new knowledge to behavioral neuroscience.
  • Learn about the obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) condition in humans.
  • Learn about the anxiety and depression conditions in humans.
  • Learn how basic research on an animal model has the potential to improve the human condition.

  • Author

    • Karina Gonzales-Smith

      Communications Manager
      Karina has worked in higher education for over 14 years. Her passion for learning began at an early age when she learned how to speak English after moving from the tropic to the Arctic. Since then Karina has moved from one classroom to another — on campus, online, or overseas. She’s an alumna of UAF and UAA where she studied biology, psychology, and public health. Karina currently teaches for the Allied Health program in the UAF College of Rural and Community Development. She deeply values connecting with people, and her role as Communications Manager allows her to be an authentic, creative, and supportive champion of equity in education.

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