Departmental Advising

Students majoring in Cell Biology and Neuroscience (CBN) or are interested in majoring in CBN are strongly encouraged to meet with the departmental advisor, Dr. Shu Chan Hsu, frequently, at least once each semester.

Dr. Hsu is available to assist students who are declared majors, as well as students who have not yet declared the major. Transfer students are encouraged to meet with her as soon as possible. Please contact the advisor in advance for an appointment.

Dr. Shu C. Hsu
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Nelson Labs - Rm D419

All rising sophomores/juniors wishing to major in CBN are encouraged to take Fundamentals of Neurobiology (01:146:245) and Fundamentals of Cell and Developmental Biology (01:146:270) during their sophomore/junior year at Rutgers. Both courses are offered three times a year (fall, spring, and summer)

Undergraduate students who wish to declare a major in CBN can submit the "Major and Minor Declaration/Change Form" online at