Oregon Health & Science Univ Neuroscience Graduate Program

Portland, OR
Program Description
Founded in 1992, the Neuroscience Graduate Program at OHSU has 47 predoctoral students and more than 140 faculty in a broad range of subdisciplines. The program is intended for students planning a career in academic or industry research, but we encourage student to explore the career path that matches their ambitions and expertise. The program is particularly strong in cellular neuroscience, neuronal signaling, gene regulation, biophysics of channels and transporters, sensory systems, and neuroendocrinology with increasing strength in developmental neuroscience and disease-oriented neuroscience research. Faculty members are located within research institutes at OHSU including the Vollum Institute, the Oregon National Primate Research Center (ONPRC), Oregon Hearing Research Center, Jungers Center and the Oregon Institute for Occupational Health Sciences; as well as the basic and clinical departments in the OHSU School of Medicine.
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Student and Faculty
Number of Faculty: 150 Number of Students: 54
Ethnicity Hispanic Percent: 3.00% Non-Hispanic Percent: 0.00%
Race Asian: 5.00% American Indian or Alaskan Native: 0.00% Black or African American: 2.00% White: 36.00% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander:: 0.00%
Unique Program Features
Program Characteristics
Year Established: 1992 Type of Campus:
Contact Info

1(503)494-5478 ngp@ohsu.edu

Program Director

Jessica Parks
parksjes@ohsu.edu 1(503)494-5478

Research Areas