This course consists of an independent research project supervised by an affiliated neuroscience faculty member. The nature of the project, the schedule for accomplishment, and the means of evaluation must be formalized in a learning contract prior to registration. Credits earned from 399/499 are not eligible to fulfill upper-level credits in the neuroscience major; students desiring a 4-credit, graded research experience should register for NEUR 302. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: NEUR 201 with a grade of C or better, or permission of the instructor.