Neuroscience

College

  • Center City Campus
  • College of Life Sciences

Degree Earned

  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctorate

Program Length

4-5 years

Program Type

  • On Campus

Contact Information

Program Director

Name: Kyunghee Koh, PhD
Position: Co-Director, Neuroscience Graduate Program, Department of Neuroscience
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Program Director

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

900 Walnut Street, Suite 400
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Program Coordinator

Name: Danielle Park
Department: Jefferson College of Life Sciences
Organization: Jefferson

1020 Locust Street
M-46 JAH
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Curriculum

Typical Coursework for PhD Students (PDF)
A description of the typical courses and credit amounts taken by GPN PhD students. 

Typical Coursework for MD/PhD Students (PDF)
A description of the typical courses and credit amounts taken by GPN MD/PhD students. 

Program Structure

Year One
  • Take introductory biomedical and neuroscience courses
  • Explore labs through Profiles in Neuroscience Research course, Journal Club and research rotations
Year Two
  • Finish coursework
  • Join a thesis lab (by summer after first year) and begin to develop a project
  • Take comprehensive examination (written and oral) during the summer after second year
Years 3+
  • Continue thesis research while working with mentor and thesis committee
Final Year
  • Wrap up thesis project
  • Write and defend thesis
  • Graduate