University Of California, Berkeley Neuroscience PhD Program

Berkeley, CA
Program Description
The Neuroscience Graduate Program at UC Berkeley is a unique, diverse Ph.D. training program that offers intensive, integrated training in multiple areas of neuroscience research.

The program involves more than 50 faculty from different campus departments, with expertise ranging from molecular and cellular neuroscience, to developmental neuroscience, systems and computational neuroscience, and human cognitive neuroscience.

We provide a highly interdisciplinary, intellectually dynamic training environment of coursework, research training, and mentoring, within a strong research program that produces fundamental advances in knowledge and cutting-edge techniques.  A major focus is on developing and using advanced research methodologies, in order to identify new principles of brain function and new approaches to disease.

We welcome highly qualified applicants to join us in better understanding the brain and its functions and disorders.
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Student and Faculty
Number of Faculty: 50 Number of Students: 54
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: 2000 Type of Campus:
Contact Info


Program Director
Daniel Feldman (510) 643-1723

Lelena Avila 1(510)642-8915

Research Areas