UW Graduate School

Neuroscience

The Neuroscience program combines neuroscience research in many departments in both the School of Medicine and the College of Arts & Sciences to afford the opportunity for researchers to be trained thoroughly across a wide range of neuroscience study, from molecules to mind.

Neuroscience Program website

Graduate Certificate in Neural Computation and Engineering website

Degree(s)/Certificate(s) offered

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Neuroscience)
  • Master of Science (Neuroscience)*
  • Graduate Certificate in Neural Computation and Engineering

*Students are admitted to the Ph.D. program only.

Program co-directors/interdisciplinary group co-chairs

  • Horacio de la Iglesia, Professor, Department of Biology
  • Paul E. M. Phillips, Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and Department of Pharmacology

Primary Staff Contact

  • Lucia Wisdom, Program Manager, Neuroscience Program
  • Kyle Shea, Graduate Advisor, Neuroscience Program
  • Jessica Huszar, Program Operations Specialist, Center for Computational Neuroscience (Graduate Certificate)

Interdisciplinary Faculty Group Membership

The following are the core/voting Graduate Faculty members of the interdisciplinary group. For a complete list of faculty active in the program, see the program website.

  • Sandra Bajjalieh, Professor, Department of Pharmacology
  • Andres Barria-Roman, Associate Professor, Department of Physiology & Biophysics
  • William Catterall, Professor, Department of Pharmacology
  • Horacio de la Iglesia, Professor, Department of Biology
  • Susan Ferguson, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
  • Stanley Froehner, Professor, Department of Physiology & Biophysics
  • Sheri Mizumori, Professor, Department of Psychology
  • Maureen Neitz, Professor, Department of Ophthalmology
  • David J. Perkel, Professor, Department of Biology and Department of Otolaryngology/Head & Neck Surgery
  • Paul E. M. Phillips, Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and Department of Pharmacology
  • Fred Rieke, Professor, Department of Physiology & Biophysics
  • Garret Stuber, Professor, Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine and Department of Pharmacology
  • Jane Sullivan, Associate Professor, Department of Physiology and Biophysics
  • Rachel O. Wong, Professor, Department of Biological Structure