University of Michigan Neuroscience Graduate Program

Ann Arbor, MI
Program Description

The Neuroscience Graduate Program (NGP) is the nexus of the neuroscience community at the University of Michigan. It is a university-wide interdisciplinary program that encompasses over 150 faculty from multiple colleges, schools and institutes. Collaborative interactions among NGP faculty result in integration across individual neuroscience disciplines and foster student research experiences through multiple levels. With over 90 students in the program, we have a vibrant and diverse group of students that are passionate about neuroscience research, intellectual engagement, professional development and outreach.

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Student and Faculty
Number of Faculty: 150 Number of Students: 91
Ethnicity Hispanic Percent: 21.00% Non-Hispanic Percent: 79.00%
Race Asian: 0.00% American Indian or Alaskan Native: 0.00% Black or African American: 9.00% White: 0.00% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander:: 6.00%
Unique Program Features
Program Characteristics
Year Established: 1971 Type of Campus: Main Campus
Contact Info


Program Director
Carol F. Elias, PhD (734)647-2801

Valerie Smith

Research Areas