See where former members of the Department of Neuroscience are now, including graduate students, postdocs, and faculty.
Trainees from the Department of Neuroscience go on to have distinguished careers in academia, medicine, industry and beyond. We offer unparalleled institutional resources, faculty who are dedicated to mentoring and a Department that prioritizes diversity, equity and inclusion. If you are interested in joining us, check out graduate rotation opportunities and postdoctoral positions.
Pest control: A profile of Laura Duvall, PhD
From circadian rhythms in Drosophila to feeding and mating in mosquito, Duvall is revealing the inner workings of insect behavior—and how to manipulate it.
Neuroanatomist: A profile of Matt Glasser, MD, PhD
As a graduate student in the Department of Neuroscience, Glasser came to be a leader in the Human Connectome Project.
Student of sleep: A profile of Lizzie Tilden
The MSTP student brings her background in systems neuroscience to the cutting-edge molecular biology expertise of Yao Chen’s laboratory.
Neuroscience philosopher: A profile of David Kaplan, PhD
The cognitive neuroscientist at Macquarie University got his first wet lab experience as a postdoc at WashU, and now addresses those same questions about hand-eye coordination and sensory-motor integration in his research on surgeons’ skills.
Sabin Nettles receives SfN Next Generation Award
Nettles has led outreach efforts to bring neuroscience into St. Louis classrooms, all while making inroads into the biology of Rett Syndrome for her graduate research in Harrison Gabel’s lab.