What to Expect
This fully funded PhD is a part of our Biomedical Sciences Training Program, which has 11 different PhD options under the biomedical sciences umbrella. Our interdisciplinary approach allows you to specialize in neurosciences while also taking electives in related topics. Within the department, you can try courses on the neurobiology of behavior and protein biophysics supplemented by a course in cell and molecular biology. You’ll head into your research pursuits with a strong foundation of knowledge in multiple areas, ready to decide on your niche—from neurotransmission to psychiatric disorders, or dozens of other topics.