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

Kirsten Viola Awarded 2016 Senior Scientist Award

The de Leon Prize in Neuroimaging recognizes a senior scientist and a new investigator (first authors) who are judged to have each published the best paper in any peer-reviewed journal related to the topic of in-vivo neuroimaging of a neurodegenerative process.

Professor Tiffany Schmidt Awarded Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship in the Neurosciences

Neurobiology Professor Tiffany Schmidt was awarded the prestigious Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship in the Neurosciences.

Dombeck Lab Identifies Neurochemical Signal Likely Missing in Parkinson’s

Researchers are first to discover two distinct populations of dopamine neurons.

An NAA tradition since 1964, the annual Leadership Symposium offers alumni leaders from across the country the chance to collaborate, renew skills, build and deepen networks, and recognize the outstanding accomplishments of fellow alumni.