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  1. 1. Neuroscience Programs Index Board of Regents Aspirational Institutions 2 University of Iowa 2 Indiana University – Bloomington 3 University of Arizona 3 University of Maryland, College Park 4 University of Pittsburgh 4 University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 5 State University of New York, Buffalo 5 University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 6 University of Virginia 6 University of California, Los Angeles 7 University of Washington 7 University of California, Irvine 8 University of California, San Diego 8 Florida State University 9 Rutgers University Board of Regents Proposed Peer Institutions 9 George Mason University 10 State University of New York, Albany 10 University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee 11 Virginia Commonwealth University 11 Arizona State University 12 University of Louisville 12 University of New Mexico 13 Temple University 13 University of Illinois, Chicago 14 University of Alabama, Birmingham 14 University of South Florida 15 University of Houston-University Park 15 University of Cincinnati 16 University of Toledo Urban 13 (some schools were also peer institutions) 16 University of Memphis 17 University of Missouri-St. Louis 17 City College of New York 1
  2. 2. Board of Regents Proposed Aspirational Institutions School University of Iowa College Graduate College Department Title Graduate Interdisciplinary Program in Neuroscience Faculty Pediatrics Pathology Neurology Molecular & Cellular Biology Toxicology Pharmacology Psychology Ophthalmology Life Sciences Physiology Neurobiology Psychiatry Speech, Language & Hearing Neurobiology Physiological Sciences Chemistry Anesthesiology Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics Degrees Ph.D. Website http://neuroscience.grad.uiowa.edu/ Notes 25 students per year GPA 3.5+ GRE – 1200 (verbal and quantitative) School Indiana University – Bloomington College Arts & Sciences Department Psychological & Brain Sciences Title Program in Neuroscience Faculty Biology Chemistry Computer Science Kinesiology Mathematics Medical Sciences Optometry Physics Psychological & Brain Sciences Speech and Hearing Sciences Degrees BS (Psychological & Brain Sciences) PhD (Psychological & Brain Sciences) PhD (Neural Science – program in neuroscience) Website http://www.indiana.edu/~neurosci/ Notes $52m grant from MetaCyt for Life Sciences research. 2
  3. 3. School University of Arizona College Graduate School Department Title Graduate Interdisciplinary Program in Neuroscience Faculty Pediatrics Pathology Neurology Molecular & Cellular Biology Pharmacology Toxicology Psychology Ophthalmology Life Sciences Psychiatry Physiology Neurobiology Speech, Language & Hearing ARL division Neurobiology (?) Physiological Sciences Chemistry Anesthesiology Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics Degrees PhD Website www.neuroscience.arizona.edu Notes 25 students total GPA 3.5+ GRE 1200+ (verbal & quantitative) School University of Maryland, College Park College Chemical & Life Sciences Behavioral & Social Sciences Computer, Mathematical & Physical Sciences Arts & Humanities Department Each student has a “home” department. Title Program in Neuroscience & Cognitive Science Faculty Animal & Avian Sciences Biology Chemistry Biochemistry Computer Science Electrical & Computer Engineering English Entomology Hearing & Speech Sciences Human Development Kinesiology Linguistics Nutrition & Food Sciences Philosophy & Psychology Degrees PhD Website www.nacs.umd.edu 3
  4. 4. School University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill College School of Medicine Department Neurobiology Neuroscience Center Title Faculty Physiology Biology Psychiatry Anesthesiology Psychology Biochemistry Biophysics Pharmacology Alcohol studies Endodontics Otolaryngology Neurology Cell Biology & Anatomy Microbiology & Immunology Genetics Physical Therapy Developmental Neurobiology Neurobiology & Behavior & Addiction Molecular & Genetic Neurobiology Channels, Receptors & Signal Transduction Neuroimmunology Regeneration & Myelination (sp?) Imaging & Cognitive Function Sensory Systems Synaptic Structure & Function Animal Models of Human Diseases Comparative Neurobiology Computational Neurobiology Degrees MD/PhD (Neurobiology) Website www.med.unc.edu/neurobiology School University of Pittsburgh College School of Arts & Sciences Department Neuroscience Title Faculty Neuroscience Neurobiology Physiology Cell Biology Psychiatry Psychology Pharmacology Otolaryngology Bioengineering Center for Neural Basis of Cognition Biological Sciences Degrees B.S./M.S./PhD. Website www.neuroscience.pitt.edu Notes Sample study plans online. 4
  5. 5. School State University of New York, Buffalo College School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences Liberal Arts & Sciences Department Title Neuroscience Program Faculty Physiology & Biophysics Biochemistry Psychology Otolaryngology Pathology & Anatomical Sciences Pharmacology & Toxicology Ophthalmology Neurology Neurosurgery Radiology Biological Sciences Degrees MS/PhD Website www.smbs.buffalo.edu/neuroscience Notes Courses listed online School University of Minnesota, Twin Cities College Medical School Department Neuroscience Title Faculty Neuroscience Biomedical Engineering Genetics Cell Biology & Development Neurology Neurosurgery Pediatrics Psychology Pharmaceutics Pharmacology Physiology Psychiatry Radiology Degrees BS/PhD Website www.neurosci.umn.edu (undergrad) www.neuroscience.umn.edu/index.html (grad) Notes BS courses listed online 5
  6. 6. School University of Virginia College School of Medicine Arts & Sciences Department Neuroscience Title Faculty Neuroscience Biology Otolaryngology Pathology Neurological Surgery Urology Cell Biology Pharmacology Psychiatry Biochemistry Molecular Genetics Molecular Physiology Biological Physics Neurology Psychology Neurobehavioral Sciences Cardiovascular Medicine Medicine, Endocrinology & Metabolism Microbiology Anesthesiology Chemistry Degrees PhD Website www.healthsystem.virginia.edu/internet/neurosci/ Notes Departments of Biology, Psychology and Cognitive Sciences offer undergraduate (BS) majors with a neuroscience component. School University of California, Los Angeles College Graduate Division Department Neuroscience Semel Institute for Neuroscience & Human Behavior Title Neuroscience Interdepartmental Program Faculty Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Psychology Physiological Science Neurobiology Public Health Microbiology Immunology & Molecular Genetics Biological Chemistry Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Degrees BS/PhD Website www.neurosci.ucla.edu/index.asp Notes Course plans online Terrible website (very few details about program) 6
  7. 7. School University of Washington College Arts & Sciences Department Biology Title Undergraduate Neurobiology Faculty Biochemistry Neurophysiology Physiology Neurobiology Biology & Otolaryngology Biological Structure Degrees BS Website http://protist.biology.washington.edu/neurobiology Notes Professors from both Arts & Sciences and the Med School Neuroscience residency program available for MDs. School University of California, Irvine College School of Biological Sciences Department Title Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program Faculty Pharmacology Neurobiology & Behavior Developmental & Cell Biology Cognitive Sciences Anatomy & Neurobiology Degrees PhD (Neuroscience) BS (Neurobiology) Website www.inp.uci.edu Notes Grad students participate in a one year “Gateway” program that introduces them to Neuroscience. After the first year, they join the graduate program of their chosen advisor. 7
  8. 8. School University of California, San Diego College School of Medicine Biological Sciences Department Neurosciences Title Neurosciences Graduate Program Faculty Areas of Interest Biochemistry & Molecular Neuroscience Cognitive, Behavioral & Psychopharmacology Computational Neuroscience Cellular & Developmental Neuroscience Systems Neuroscience Clinical Neuroscience Degrees PhD (Neuroscience) BS/MS/PhD (Neurobiology) – Division of Biological Sciences Website http://neurograd.ucsd.edu Notes “top ranking neuroscience department in the country” School Florida State University College Arts & Sciences Department Title Neuroscience Program Faculty Biological Science Biomedical Science Nutrition Food & Exercise Sciences Mathematics Psychology Neuroscience Degrees PhD BS (Biological Sciences – Physiology & Neuroscience Track) Website www.neuro.fsu.edu 8
  9. 9. School Rutgers University College Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey Center for Molecular & Behavioral Neuroscience Department Title Integrative Neuroscience Program Faculty Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience Biological Sciences Psychology Pharmacology/Physiology Biochemistry Molecular Biology Psychiatry Radiology Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Neurosurgery Ophthalmology Degrees PhD Website http://ins.rutgers.edu http://cmbn.rutgers.edu Board of Regents Proposed Peer Institutions School George Mason University College Humanities & Social Sciences (BS) College of Science (PhD) College of Liberal Arts & Human Sciences (PhD) Department Psychology (BS) Title Computational Neuroscience Program (PhD) Faculty Psychology Physics Molecular & Microbiology Economics Bioinformatics & Computational Biology Electrical & Computer Engineering Mathematical Sciences Degrees BS/PhD Graduate Certificate in Cognitive Neuroscience (College of Humanities & Social Sciences) Website http://chss.gmu.edu/academics/psych/bs_neuroscience.php (BS) http://www.gmu.edu/departments/neuroscience (PhD) Notes BS designed to “interface” with pre-med requirements. 9
  10. 10. School State University of New York, Albany College Arts & Sciences School of Public Health Department Biological Sciences Psychology Biomedical Sciences Environmental Health & Toxicology Title Center for Neuroscience Research Faculty Neurobiology Psychobiology Neuroscience Anthropology Sociology Chemistry Degrees BS/MS/PhD (not specifically in Neuroscience) Website www.albany.edu/neuron/center/ School University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee College Letters & Science Department Title Research and Graduate Training in Neuroscience Faculty Biology Psychology Anthropology Neurology Biological Sciences Degrees MS/PhD (Biological Sciences or Psychology) Website http://uwm.edu/Dept/neuroscience 10
  11. 11. School Virginia Commonwealth University College School of Medicine Department Title Faculty Anatomy & Neurobiology Biochemistry Pharmacology & Toxicology Physiology Degrees PhD Website http://www.vcu.edu/neurograd/ http://www.vcu.edu/anatomy/programs/phd-neuro.shtml http://www.vcu.edu/biochem/resgroups/neuro.shtml http://www.vcu.edu/pharmtox/prospective/grad_neuroscience.htm School Arizona State University College Liberal Arts & Sciences Department Psychology Title Behavioral Neuroscience Faculty Psychology Degrees PhD Website http://www.asu.edu/clas/psych/gprogram/behavioral/ 11
  12. 12. School University of Louisville College Arts & Sciences School of Medicine Department Title Graduate Neuroscience Program Faculty Anatomical Sciences & Neurobiology Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Biology Pharmacology & Toxicology Psychological & Brain Sciences Degrees PhD Website http://www.neuroscience.louisville.edu/program-info/overview.html School University of New Mexico College School of Medicine Department Neuroscience Title Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program (Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program) Faculty Cell Biology & Physiology Neurosciences Medical Chemistry & Toxicology Degrees Website www.unm.edu/~neurohsc 12
  13. 13. School Temple University College School of Medicine Department Neuroscience & Center for Neurovirology & Cancer Biology Title Faculty Neuroscience Biology Neurovirology Degrees MD/PhD Website www.temple.edu/medicine/departments_centers/basic_science/neuroscience.htm School University of Illinois, Chicago College Liberal Arts & Sciences College of Medicine Department Biological Sciences Psychology Title Interdepartmental Concentration in Neuroscience (graduate) Faculty Biological Sciences Psychology Chemistry Philosophy Anatomy & Cell Biology Biochemistry Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics Anesthesiology Pharmacology Psychiatry Hematology/Oncology Ophthalmology Physiology & Biophysics Bioengineering Analytical Chemistry Medicinal Chemistry Pathology Degrees BS/MS/PhD Website http://www.uic.edu/ucat/catalog/LAN.shtml (undergraduate) www.uic.edu/depts/neurosci/ (graduate) 13
  14. 14. School University of Alabama, Birmingham College Graduate School Department Title Neuroscience Graduate Program Faculty Psychology Microbiology Physiology & Biophysics Cell Biology Neurobiology Pathology Medicine Ophthalmology Biomedical engineering Vision Sciences Biology Neurosurgery Neurology Genomics Psychiatry Clinical Genetics Biomedical Engineering Degrees PhD (MD/PhD through School of Medicine) Website http://www.neuroscience.uab.edu/ School University of South Florida College Medicine Department Title Graduate Program in Medical Sciences – Neuroscience Concentration Faculty Anatomy Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Med Micro & Immunology Neurology Neurosurgery Otolaryngology Pathology Pharmacology &Therapeutics Physiology & Biophysics Psychiatry Degrees PhD Website http://hsc.usf.edu/medicine/phd/Neuroscience+Program+Description.htm 14
  15. 15. School University of Houston-University Park College Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Department Psychology Title Developmental Cognitive Neurosciences Initiative Faculty Psychology Neuropsychology Behavioral Neuroscience Cognitive Neuroscience Speech Pathology Degrees PhD Website www.psychology.uh.edu/SpecialUnitsResearch/CognitiveNeuroscienceInitiative.asp School University of Cincinnati College Medicine Department Title Graduate Program in Neuroscience Faculty Anesthesiology Biological Sciences Biomedical Engineering Cell & Cancer Biology Pharmacy Communication Sciences & Disorders Developmental Biology Electrical & Computer Engineering Hematology Molecular Genetics & Microbiology Molecular Pharmacology Neurology Neurosurgery Ophthalmology Pediatrics Pharmacology & Cell Biophysics Philosophy Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Psychiatry Psychology Radiology Surgery Systems Biology & Physiology Degrees PhD Website http://neuroscience.uc.edu 15
  16. 16. School University of Toledo College Graduate School Department Biomedical Sciences Title Neurosciences & Neurological Disorders (NND) Program Faculty Neuroscience Neurology Physiology & Pharmacology Otolaryngology Psychiatry & Radiation Therapy Degrees MS/PhD Website http://hsc.utoledo.edu/grad/neuro/index.html Notes There is a Neurosciences department but it awards degrees through the NND program. Urban 13 School University of Memphis College Graduate School Department Psychology Title Behavioral Neuroscience (Experimental Psychology Program) Faculty Degrees MS/PhD Website www.psyc.memphis.edu/research/neuro/neuro.shtml Notes Only three faculty members (advertising for fourth). Students must also take courses in Neuropsychology and Psychopharmacology. 16
  17. 17. School University of Missouri-St. Louis College Arts & Sciences Department Psychology Title Behavioral Neuroscience Faculty Psychology Optometry Neurobiology Cognition & Psychopathology Degrees PhD Website www.umsl.edu/divisions/artscience/psychology/behavioral/program.html School City College of New York College Liberal Arts & Sciences Department Psychology Title The Cognitive Neuroscience PhD Program Faculty Psychology Biology Psychiatric Research Degrees PhD Website http://origin.admin.ccny.cuny.edu/psychology/cogneuro/Home.htm Notes Also a PhD in Biology with a neuroscience concentration 17