University of Texas At San Antonio Department of Neuroscience, Developmental and Regenerative Biology

San Antonio, TX
Program Description
The Ph.D. in Biology with a concentration in Neurobiology offers students a foundation in the study of brain structure, function and behavior. First year coursework gives students a strong background in electrical and chemical signaling, brain circuits, experimental design, and data analysis before beginning their dissertation projects. The program includes a weekly lunch and lecture series with speakers from across the country, providing all students with an extended network in the scientific community. Our program is supported by a vibrant neuroscience community in San Antonio, including the UTSA Neurosciences Institute, which hosts annual symposia, and podcasts from world-renowned neuroscientists.
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Student and Faculty
Number of Faculty: 16 Number of Students: 13
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: 1990 Type of Campus: Main Campus
Contact Info

210-458-8411 210-458-5658

Program Director
Todd W Troyer, PhD

Janice Marshall

Research Areas