Brown University Graduate Department of Neuroscience

Providence, RI
Program Description

The Neuroscience Graduate Program at Brown University offers advanced study for academic and research careers in the field of neuroscience.  The Program promotes interdisciplinary research crossing traditional discipline and department boundaries, while also providing a strong foundation in the core concepts of neuroscience.  Research in the Program employs an array of techniques and encompasses multiple levels of investigation from genes, molecules, and cells to neural networks, systems, behavior, and computation.  The Program integrates skills essential for successful, independent research careers including critical thinking and reasoning, effective science writing and oral presentation, knowledge of the scientific review process and ethics training.

Student and Faculty
Number of Faculty: 58 Number of Students: 69
Ethnicity Hispanic Percent: 0.00% Non-Hispanic Percent: 0.00%
Race Asian: 0.00% American Indian or Alaskan Native: 0.00% Black or African American: 0.00% White: 0.00% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander:: 0.00%
Unique Program Features
Program Characteristics
Year Established: 1986 Type of Campus: Main Campus
Contact Info


Program Director
David L Sheinberg, PhD (401) 863-9575

Carol Viveiros 1(401)863-2982

Research Areas