Why do nerve cells die when you develop Alzheimer’s disease? Are there really “left brain” and “right brain” people? Do epileptics have a nervous system that is wired differently? Finding answers to these and many other questions is the goal of neuroscience. This interdisciplinary field explores the development, structure, and behavioral consequences of the nervous system.
Hands-on involvement in research is a central component of the neuroscience program.Learn more about research opportunities
Facilities span two buildings and include animal research areas, observation rooms, multimedia seminar rooms, a large lecture hall, computer laboratories, state-of-the-art laboratories, and video equipment.Learn more about our facilities
James R. Dearworth, Jr., Ph.D.
Acting Program Chair
311 Kunkel Hall