Britto P Nathan, Ph.D.
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Dr. Britto Nathan, professor of biological sciences, currently serves as coordinator of graduate study. The graduate program offers a Master of Science in Biological Sciences and a graduate certificate in Geographic Information Sciences in Environmental Life Sciences.
Dr. Nathan's research centers around neuroscience with special interest in neurological diseases. His current research is aimed at understanding the pathological pathways that lead to death of brain cells in aging humans, and predisposes them to dementia such as Alzheimer's disease. A wide range of molecular, biochemical, and cellular techniques are used in his laboratory. He has received funding from the Alzheimer's Association and the National Institute of Health, and has published in several journals including Science.
Admission to the graduate program in biological sciences requires an application to the Graduate School as well as an additional application to the Department of Biological Sciences. Please contact Dr. Nathan or visit the program's website for program admission criteria.
Master of Science: in Biological Sciences