Who should apply?

We encourage applications from students with a strong undergraduate background in biology, psychology or the physical sciences. We look for students who have achieved in science course work as undergraduates and/or who have performed at a high level in independent study, research or work. We admit young scientists of great promise and teach them to be excellent scientists and life-long learners. We receive over 175 applicants each year and offer admission to 15-20 applicants.

Admission Criteria

Applicants should submit an electronic application through the Graduate School. Indicate on the application that you are applying to “The Graduate Program in Neurobiology.”

To request an application fee waiver, please contact Dr. Alan Kendrick ( and copy Ms. Stacy Torian (

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Greg D. Field, Ph.D
Assistant Professor of Neurobiology

Court Hull, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurobiology