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 Cang appointed Associate Editor at the Journal of Neurophysiology

Professor Jianhua Cang was recently appointed as Associate Editor at the Journal of Neurophysiology.

Gallio Lab Featured In Northwestern News – Can Read the Mind of a Fly

The Gallio Lab at the department of Neurobiology was featured in Northwestern News for a publication in Nature Communications entitled “Dynamic labelling of neural connections in multiple colours by trans-synaptic fluorescence complementation.”

Dr. Ravi Allada discovers simple 2-cycle method for waking up and going to sleep

In a new paper, A Conserved Bicycle Model for Circadian Clock Control of Membrane Excitability, published in the journal Cell, the Allada lab, in collaboration with Dr. Indira Raman, have recently discovered a new, simple, 2-cycle method for regulating the wake/sleep cycle.

Michael Granato, PhD | UPenn Title: TBD Date: Tuesday, May 3, 2016Time: 12:45 PM Location: Pancoe Auditorium
Yevgenia “Genia” Kozorovitskiy; Assistant Professor, Department of Neurobiology | 111 South Wacker Conference Center, 29th Floor, Suite 2900