• Neuroscience at the University of Michigan

    Please visit the Brain Bank program for additional information on this vital on-campus resource.
    Image by Jesse Winters, astrocytes in culture, labeled with GFAP.

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  • Neuroscience at the University of Michigan

    Preview of the Neuroscience Graduate Program, University of Michigan, March 20-22, 2014

    Image by Chris Valdez, thy1-gfpm hippocampal slice 

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  • Neuroscience at the University of Michigan

    ...where minds connect.

    Image by Veronica Rios, immunohistochemistry storm highlighting MAP2 (dendrites), neurofilament, and DAPI (nucleus)

  • Neuroscience at the University of Michigan

    ...from clinical to behavioral to molecular neuroscience; an integrative approach to learning about the brain.

    Image by Travis Dickendesher, Retinal Ganglion Cell (RGC) projections to the suprachiasmatic nucleus

  • Neuroscience at the University of Michigan

    ...an interschool, interdepartmental program offering diverse research opportunities.

    Image by Gabriella Sterne, a single Lobula Plate Tangential Cell (LPTC) of the Horizontal System (HS) in the Drosophila adult brain

The longest-standing neuroscience graduate program in the United States, we are a collegial and interactive group that performs research across the breadth of the neuroscience field.

Neuroscience Events


Students can seek admission to the Neuroscience Program by three different routes:

  • Direct application to the Neuroscience Program
  • Application via the Program in Biomedical Sciences
  • Application via the Medical Scientist Training Program

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Welcome to the Neuroscience Graduate Program at the University of Michigan, a place where minds connect to train the next generation of interdisciplinary neuroscientists.
Our program captures the excitement and interdisciplinary collaboration intrinsic to the field of neuroscience by drawing on the expertise of over 120 faculty members from more than 20 departments.
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Recent Awards

Kenichi Iwasaki was awarded a Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship at the University of Michigan on March 13, 2014.
Both Dr. Lydic and Dr. Baghdoyan have accepted joint appointments in the Departments of Psychology and Anesthesiology at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. They will be co-directing...
Congratulations to Susan Shore, Ph.D., who was recently published in the Journal of Neuroscience. Below is a link to an article written about her lab's latest discovery.

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