Neuroscience is a collaborative and interdisciplinary PhD program that provides training for careers in neuroscience research, teaching and more. Our training program is designed to provide a strong foundation of neuroscience knowledge while at the same time taking into account each student's strengths, needs, and career goals.
The Neuroscience PhD Program at Washington University in St. Louis aims to train the next generation of leaders in neurobiology. The main objectives of the program are to: Provide students with the skills necessary to conduct research including the planning and implementation of a unique research project in the field of neuroscience.
The Cognitive, Computational and Systems Neuroscience Pathway (CCSN) The Cognitive, Computational and Systems Neuroscience (CCSN) Pathway is a specialized curriculum available to students pursuing a PhD in Neuroscience, Psychology, Biomedical Engineering, or other brain-related disciplines at Washington University (including students in the Medical Scientist Training Program).
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No. We are an interdisciplinary neuroscience program through the Graduate School. We do have a number of faculty who are in departments within the Medical School, but we are not limited to those faculty and our degree does not lead to an MD which is a clinical degree, but rather a PhD in a research training program.
Washington University Neuroscience Ph.D. Program invites applications from individuals wishing to pursue studies of brain function, development or disease. Applicants should have strong academic qualifications, as demonstrated by their undergraduate records. The GRE is optional.
The Neuroscience PhD Program at UC Berkeley offers intensive training in neuroscience research through a combination of coursework, research training, mentoring, and professional development. More than 50 program faculty from many departments provide broad expertise from molecular and cellular neuroscience to systems and computational neuroscience, to human cognitive neuroscience.
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