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The Graduate Student Society is the coordinating student body charged with representing all students enrolled in the graduate programs at the University of Rochester, School of Medicine and Dentistry.
For more information or to apply please visit the GSS website.
Neuroscience Graduate Program (NGP)
The Neuroscience Graduate Program offers an outstanding opportunity for graduate training in an exceptionally interactive and collaborative environment at a world class research institution. More than 60 faculty members from across the School of Medicine and the adjacent School of Arts, Sciences and Engineering participate in the program by serving as mentors for student trainees.
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Research interests of the faculty span all major themes in contemporary neuroscience including
- Cell Signaling & Communications
- Learning, Memory, & Adaptive Plasticity
- Neurobiology of Disease
- Neurodevelopment & Aging
- Sensory, Motor, & Integrative Systems Neuroscience
- Stem Cells, Neuroregeneration, & Repair
Extensive collaborations within and across these themes are a hallmark of the program, providing students the opportunity to design thesis projects without regard to traditional boundaries. Interactions are fostered and strengthened by a host of interdisciplinary research centers.
Students enter our program with diverse backgrounds and interests, but they share a passion for discovery and an intense curiosity about the workings of the nervous system. The Neuroscience Graduate Program builds on this passion by providing the state-of-the-art training students need to become successful researchers and educators.