Welcome to the Neuroscience Program at Washington University in St. Louis

Our Program offers outstanding neuroscience education for Ph.D. students and exciting research opportunities for Postdoctoral scientists. The Program includes a broad spectrum of research laboratories that study how the brain works, how it develops and how it malfunctions in disease. We take pride in our friendly and vibrant work environment. Washington University's Program in Neuroscience ranks among the top programs globally (US News).  Please explore our site to learn about the curriculum, the graduate admissions process, the neuroscience community, and city of St. Louis. Please see the Letter from our Program Directors.


COVID-19: Important information for visitors to Washington University


The 2020-21 Admission Season for the Neuroscience Program is fully online!

The application deadline for Washington University's Program in Neuroscience is December 1, 2020. Interviews will be online in January and February, and we will introduce you to current students and faculty.  Please contact Sally Vogt (vogts@wustl.edu) with questions or refer to the DBBS Admissions webpage.

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