Academic Programs

BA in Neuroscience

A rigorous undergraduate major providing opportunities to study neuroscience from genes to neural activity to complex human behavior.

MS in Neurobiology

One-year MS Program focused on independent, hands-on research and coursework.

Ph.D. in Neuroscience (NUIN)

Interdisciplinary program with numerous and diverse foci of research excellence. Emphasis in clinical and basic research.

Ph.D. in Biological Sciences (IBiS)

IBiS trains outstanding students to pursue innovative, interdisciplinary research in a broad spectrum of disciplines.

News & Events

Professor Kozorovitskiy receives Career Development Award

Professor Genia Kozorovitskiy recipient of Janett Rosenberg Trubatch Career Development Award

Optimistic news towards curing Alzheimer's

Northwestern University neurobiology professor Dr. William Klein attested that the story of Alzheimer's disease is an increasingly optimistic one.

Two Neurobiology professors' recipients of NIH's High-Risk, High-Reward Research Awards

Professor Catherine Woolley and Assistant Professor Tiffany Schmidt are recipients of the NIH Common Fund's 2016 High-Risk,High-Reward research awards.

Neural circuitry for context-dependent behavior and learning
Genomic mechanisms of gene regulation in maintenance of motor neuron identity
Seminar topic: Why Do We Sleep?