Computational model of retinotectal map formation - NSCI 396 Undergraduate Research Project Application Form

Supervisor's Name: Ed Ruthazer

Supervisor's Email: edward.ruthazer [at]

Supervisor's Phone: 514-398-4022

Supervisor's Website:

Supervisor's department:  Neurology & Neurosurgery

Course number: NSCI 396 (Neuroscience)

Term: Winter 2014-2015

Project start date: Friday, September 4, 2015

Project end date: Monday, December 7, 2015

Project title: Computational model of retinotectal map formation

Project description (50-100 words suggested): Computational model of retinotectal map formation, using recently obtained data to expand on existing approaches

Prerequisite: 1 term completed at McGill + CGPA of 3.0 or higher; or permission of instructor.

Grading scheme (The final report must be worth at least 50% of final grade): Final grade shall be based on regular progress in the project as evaluated by the research supervisor (50%) and the final written research report (minimum 10 pages) (50%)

Project status: This project is taken. The professor has no more '396' projects this term.

Ethics, safety, and training: Supervisors are responsible for the ethics and safety compliance of undergraduate students. This project involves NEITHER animal subjects, nor human subjects, nor biohazardous substances, nor radioactive materials, nor handling chemicals, nor using lasers.