Neuroscience

College

  • Center City Campus
  • College of Life Sciences

Degree Earned

  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctorate

Program Length

4-5 years

Program Type

  • On Campus

Prerequisites

BA/BS | See More

Contact Information

Program

Name: Kyunghee Koh, PhD
Position: Co-Director, Neuroscience Graduate Program, Department of Neuroscience
Telephone: 215-503-9238

Program

Name: Angelo Lepore, PhD
Position: Co-Director, Neuroscience Graduate Program, Department of Neuroscience

900 Walnut Street, Suite 400
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Telephone: 215-503-4200

Admissions

Telephone: 215-951-2800

The PhD Graduate Program in Neuroscience (GPN) provides high-level, scholarly, scientific training to qualified individuals interested in pursuing diverse careers to research, foster, disseminate and facilitate an in-depth understanding of the nervous system under normal and pathological conditions.

Application Process & Deadlines

DECEMBER 1 - Application Deadline

Application Requirements & Instructions

Program Overview

The PhD Graduate Program in Neuroscience (GPN) at Jefferson provides high-level, scholarly, scientific training to qualified individuals interested in pursuing diverse careers to research, foster, disseminate and facilitate an in-depth understanding of the nervous system under normal and pathological conditions. Sidney Kimmel Medical College faculty from the Department of Neuroscience and other basic science and clinical departments train students in a breadth of topical areas in basic and translational neuroscience.

The curriculum of study includes neurophysiology, neuroanatomy, cell biology, biochemistry and molecular biology and requires completion of a research thesis under the tutelage of internationally recognized GPN faculty. A flexible program and multidisciplinary faculty prepare students to pursue professions in diverse fields, including education, research in academia and industry and consulting.

Curriculum

Our Team

Research

See what we're doing in the fields of Molecular & Cellular Pharmacology, Chemical & Structural Biology and Molecular Biology & Gene Regulation.

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Meet Our Students

Graduate Program in Neuroscience's close-knit student body is an integral part of the Jefferson community and continues the time-honored tradition of scholarly exchange.