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Washington UNiversity Program in Neuroscience

Welcome to the Neuroscience Program at Washington University! 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. Please explore our site to learn about the Program, the graduate admissions process, the Neuroscience community, and city of St. Louis.


The 2014 O'Leary Competition Prize Recipients are Josiah Gerdts, graduate student in the laboratory of Jeff Milbrandt (Department of Genetics), whose talk was entitled
"SARM1 triggers axon destruction via local NAD+ depletion" and Michael Vasek, graduate student in the laboratory of Robyn Klein (Department of Medicine), whose talk was entitled
"I can’t find my keys cheese: Modeling spatial memory impairments after recovery from acute West Nile virus encephalitis”

See also the Office of Neuroscience Research

What's New:

Brain scans reveal drugs' effects on attention
Researchers block morphine's itchy side effect





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