A 24-year-old graduate student in the neuroscience department at the University of Colorado Denver Aschutz Medical Campus in Aurora has been identified as the shooter in last night's deadly attack.
The University of Colorado confirms Holmes was in the process of withdrawing from the program in neuroscience.
"Mr. James Holmes was in the process of withdrawing from the
University of Colorado Denver's graduate program in neurosciences," the
univesity statement said. "Mr. Holmes enrolled at the university in
The University of Colorado website reports
the Biological Basis of Psychiatric and Neurological Disorders as one of his courses while in attendence.
Holmes also made a presentation on
MicroRNA biomarkers while enrolled.