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Neuroscience Graduate Program

Welcome to the Neuroscience Graduate Program!

The Neuroscience Graduate Program at the University of Cincinnati was established in 1988 as an interdisciplinary program offering the PhD degree and now has more than 80 participating faculty members from 22 departments in the Colleges of Medicine, Pharmacy, and Arts & Sciences.

The program encourages a focus on clinical translation and offers multiple areas of concentration: Stress & Neuropsychiatric Disorders, Developmental Neurobiology, Pain, Sensory Neuroscience, Stroke & Neural Trauma, Metabolism & Obesity, Epilepsy, Cognitive Development, and Motivation & Drugs of Abuse. In addition to scholarship and laboratory training in high impact research within state-of-the-art facilities, the Neuroscience Graduate Program offers guidance and support for a wide range of professional careers.

Competitive stipends, tuition scholarships, and health insurance are provided to all admitted students. Outstanding candidates may also receive distinguished graduate fellowships supported by our National Institutes of Health neuroscience pre-doctoral training grant.

We invite you to learn more about our program and all UC has to offer.

Mark Baccei & Renu Sah

NGP Director & Associate Director

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News & Information


NGP student Neil Ford
The NGP's Neil Ford will defend his dissertation, The role of voltage-independent cation channels in shaping spinal nociceptive circuit output and pain sensitivity in developing rodents, on Friday, June 1, beginning at 1:00 pm in MSB 4051. The event is free and open to the public.
NGP Student Jessie Scheimann
Congratulations to the NGP's Jessie Scheimann, winner of the Outstanding Poster Award at the Ohio-Miami Valley Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience's 2018 annual meeting!  Her poster title was "Knockdown of Glucocorticoid Receptors Specifically in CamKIIα Neurons in the Prefrontal Cortex of Rats using CRISPR-Cas9."
NGP Student Victoria Jensen