Advising and Contact Information

Below are ways to get information and advice about the Neuroscience major and how the major can prepare you for potential future careers.


The Director of Undergraduate Studies

Make an appointment to see the Director of Undergraduate Studies, Dr. Kilman, to discuss your interests, plans, and career goals. She can explain the variety of options within this flexible curriculum, provide written advising materials, verify you are on the right track, and help you with most problems.  

Dr. Valerie Kilman
Director of Undergraduate Studies in Neurobiology, Neuroscience Major
Associate Professor of Instruction, Department of Neurobiology
Hogan 2-160

Please make an appointment to meet with Dr. Kilman by emailing with the times you are available.

The Program Assistant

Terri Bartosiak is the Program Assistant. She schedules all meetings with Dr. Valerie Kilman, issues permission numbers and handles the communication for the Neuroscience Major.  Terri may be reached by phone at 847-491-3086 or email at The office of the Neuroscience Major is located in Hogan Hall, 2205 Tech Dr, Room 2-160.

Student Advisory Board

The Weinberg College Student Advisory Board (SAB) is the primary source of student advice to the Dean of the College and the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies. They also provide input to the Director and Director of Undergraduate Studies of the Neuroscience major. 


Our Website

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About the Neuroscience major