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 Ravi Allada Study Looks at Jet Lag and MLB Players

Professor and Chair Ravi Allada discusses how jet lag impairs performance of major league baseball players.

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.

Annual Thewlis Lecture addresses aging, creativity and neuroscience

Nina Kraus, professor of communication sciences, neurobiology and otolaryngology at Northwestern University, will speak April 12 on “The Fine Art of Aging: Connecting Creativity and Neuroscience.”

"Brain Estrogens and Epilepsy"