Offered on campus
The program leading to the Ph.D. degree is designed to give students the opportunity to develop the technical skills and conceptual frame work necessary for a successful research career in neuroscience. Research should be viewed as the student’s greatest challenge and the major focus of the student’s energy. Training emphasis focuses on: molecular and cellular neuroscience; behavioral neuroscience; cognitive and computational neuroscience; and clinical and translational neuroscience. Faculty come from the Departments of Biology, Computer Science (School of Informatics and Computing), Kinesiology (School of Public Health), Medical Sciences (School of Medicine), Physics, Psychological and Brain Sciences, Speech and Hearing Sciences, and Visual Sciences (School of Optometry). Students can also draw upon course offerings through the Center for the Integrative Study of Animal Behavior, the Cognitive Science Program, as well as the Department of Chemistry.