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University of California, Berkeley

Neuroscience Graduate Program

Berkeley, CA

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University of California, Berkeley

Overview

University of California, Berkeley / Neuroscience Graduate Program is located in Berkeley, CA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Qualifying exam, teaching requirement, research thesis/dissertation

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

347
Applied
8
Enrolled

Applying

105
Application Fee - Domestic
125
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 3 letters of recommendation, at least one year of laboratory experience

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

63
Total Graduate Students
12%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.76%
Black or African American 1.59%
White or Caucasian 57%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.59%
Asian 14.29%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 7.94%

Gender

Male (63%)
Female (36%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Analysis of ion channels, signal transduction mechanisms, and gene regulation; development of neurons, synapses, and circuits; synapse function and plasticity; mechanisms of sensory processing; principles of function of cerebral cortex; neural basis for learning, attention, and sleep; neural basis for human emotion, language, motor control, and other high-level cognitive processes
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 450 Li Ka Shing Center
Berkeley, CA  94720-3200
United States
Contact Prof. Ehud Isacoff
Chair
Email: hwni@berkeley.edu
Phone: 510-642-9885

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