Northwestern University's Department of Neurobiology is a modern day neuroscience department located on the Evanston campus. The laboratories in the department study development, sensory systems, biological rhythms, learning & memory, molecular neurobiology, and cellular electrophysiology. Researchers in our department are experts in cutting edge techniques in electrophysiology, imaging, behavior, and molecular & genetic biology.
Our faculty members have been recognized by many distinguished foundations, including the Academy of Arts and Sciences, the W. M. Keck Foundation, the Klingenstein Foundation, the McKnight Foundation, the Searle Foundation, and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Faculty members regularly publish in such prominent journals as Nature, Science, The Journal of Neuroscience, and Neuron.
Students participate in research at the undergraduate, Master's, and Ph.D. levels, and our faculty is recognized for its teaching excellence.