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Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience
Located in the Aidekman Research Center, 197 University Ave., the CMBN is world-renowned for neuroscience research, much of it leading to advances in areas such as learning disabilities, schizophrenia, Parkinson's disease, and treatment of memory disorders. Its mission: To be a center in which neuroscience is studied at all levels, from the molecular to behavioral.
CMBN's 11 research teams are at the forefront of neuroscience research. The researchers of tomorrow are being trained at CMBN in the graduate program in behavioral and neural sciences; introductory courses and summer internships for undergraduate students are also offered.
The center was founded in 1985, building on the campus's existing strengths in neurobiological and behavioral research.
Joined Rutgers: 1946
Campus Size: 38 acres, 33 buildings
Interim Chancellor: Philip Yeagle
Undergraduate Majors: 40+
Graduate Programs: 20+ (JD, MA, MBA, MFA, MPA, MS, Ph.D.)
Athletics: 14 NCAA Division III women and men's teams
Enrollment (fall 2012)
Full-time Faculty: 585
Faculty with Terminal Degrees: 99%
Full-time Staff: 770
Male/Female Ratio: 50:50
Student/Faculty Ratio: 13:1
Nations Represented: 100+
On-campus Residents: 1,280
Basic Type: Research Universities (high research activity)
Special Classification: Community Engagement