Neuroscience Program

The Neuroscience Program prepares students through education, research, and professional development for successful careers in neuroscience or neuroscience-related fields.

The Neuroscience Program Ph.D.-granting graduate program began in 1998, and the undergraduate B.S.-granting program began in 2012. The interdisciplinary program is comprised of over 70 faculty members with appointments in 18 departments and 5 colleges, including the 3 medical schools.

Neuroscience News

Greg Fink receives lifetime achievement award
Greg Fink receives lifetime achievement award

Michigan State University pharmacology and toxicology professor Gregory Fink has received the Irvine Page & Alva Bradley Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Heart Association,

Longtime Antidepressant could slow Parkinson's
Longtime Antidepressant could slow Parkinson's

MSU scientists also have early proof that an antidepressant drug that’s been around for more than 50 years could slow the progression of Parkinson’s.

Andrew Eagle nominated for Best Mentor award from Proteintech Group

MSU’s Andrew Eagle is a postdoc, in the Robison lab, has been selected as one of the top 5 nominees for a $1,000 award from Proteintech Group. The award is for mentoring grad and undergrad students. The winner will be determined by the number of votes received. Please encourage your students to vote for Andrew!  Voting ends July 31, 2017.

Eagle gets MSU Postdoctoral Excellence in Research Award

Andrew L. Eagle, postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Physiology, was recently given an MSU Postdoctoral Excellence in Research Award, sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies (OVPRGS) and the MSU Postdoctoral Office to recognize exceptional postdoctoral fellows and research associates for their contributions.

Spring Semester 2017 Neuroscience Graduate Program Newsletter

The May 2017 Neuroscience Graduate Student newsletter.

2017 MiSFN Annual meeting

This year’s MISFN annual meeting is quickly approaching. This year it will be hosted by the University of Michigan on Monday, May 22nd. The deadline for abstract submission and registration deadline is May 5th. Please plan on attending and presenting a new or old poster. Also, the Founder’s award applications are due April 21st. Graduate students that are near completion of their dissertation are highly encouraged to apply.

More News