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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.

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Information about major requirements and Allied Field choices can be found at:

General information about the major and potential future careers can be found at:

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’re on the right track, and help you with most problems.  

Please make an appointment by emailing


Kilman,-Valerie_168x210.jpgDr. Valerie Kilman
Director of Undergraduate Studies in Neuroscience
Senior Lecturer in Neurobiology
Hogan 2-160

Please make advising appointments by emailing


justin_headshot.jpgDr. Justin Brown
Adviser for Undergraduate Studies in Neuroscience 
Associate Professor of Instruction
Hogan 2-165

Please make advising appointments by emailing


Theresa D. Bartosiak
Program Assistant
Hogan 2-160
Phone: 847-491-3086


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. 





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