The Graduate Program in Life Sciences Program in Neuroscience in the School of Medicine is dedicated to providing a center of excellence for the training of outstanding graduate students in the field of neuroscience.
The program looks to prepare the next generation of scientists who will advance understanding of the brain/nervous system. Established as an interdepartmental, interschool program in 1996, the Program in Neuroscience has quickly gained a national reputation, enhancing interaction among faculty and enabling graduate students to take advantage of the full depth and breadth of neuroscience research conducted at the University. PhD students are highly sought after and routinely appointed as postdoctoral fellows at prestigious institutions. MD/PhD graduates have been awarded highly competitive residencies at top teaching hospitals. The program’s structure encourages and assists students in submitting individual grants to federal and private funding agencies.
How to Apply
To apply, submit the online application and all required documents to the Graduate School along with the required nonrefundable application fee.
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Dates and Deadlines
Applications are due December 1 for best consideration, and the final application deadline is December 15 for admission the following Fall.