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The Department of Anatomy at the University of Illinois College of Medicine is a center of excellence in the field of anatomical sciences and research. As a vital component of the UI College of Medicine Chicago, this department plays a pivotal role in advancing our understanding of human anatomy and related scientific disciplines. Our department’s research areas include neuroscience, neurodevelopment, neurodegeneration, blood brain barrier, synapses, demyelination, and sensory and motor systems.

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May 28 2024

The Efferent Vestibular System: Connecting Synaptic Mechanisms to Behavioral Observations, Joseph C Holt, PhD, University of Rochester

Tuesday, 1:30 pm–2:30 pm
COMRB 1020
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Graduate students may enter the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology for Doctoral research from three graduate programs:

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The department is at the forefront of innovative research in the field of anatomy. Faculty members and researchers within the department are engaged in groundbreaking studies covering various aspects of human anatomy, from cellular and molecular to clinical and functional perspectives. Their work contributes to the advancement of medical knowledge and healthcare practices.

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