University of California, Berkeley / Neuroscience Graduate Program is located in Berkeley, CA, in an urban setting.
Degrees & Awards
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Earning Your Degree
Part-time study available?
Evening/weekend programs available?
Distance learning programs available?
Terminal master's degree available?
Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Qualifying exam, teaching requirement, research thesis/dissertation
Application Fee - Domestic
Application Fee - International
Electronic applications accepted?
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
Types of financial support available
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Total Graduate Students
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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
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Location & Contact
450 Li Ka Shing Center Berkeley, CA 94720-3200 United States