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Northwestern University (NU) offers world-class advanced training in neuroscience via its Interdepartmental Neuroscience (NUIN) PhD program. Read More ›

FEATURED FACULTY

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Intrinsically photosensitive retinal ganglion cells (ipRGCs) drive a wide range of behaviors from circadian photoentrainment to contrast sensitivity for vision… Read more ›

FACULTY AND RESEARCH

NUIN is a research-oriented PhD program, highly interdisciplinary, collaborative, and with numerous and diverse foci of research excellence. Emphasis is based on clinically relevant as well as basic research.

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GRADUATE PROGRAM

NUIN accepts applicants from diverse backgrounds and majors, including psychology, engineering, physics, computer science, and chemistry, as well as biology and neuroscience. If you are a prospective student, read all about our

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NEWS and EVENTS

Welcome to the new NUIN webpage! Learn how to update your faculty profile by following the detailed instructions below. For… Read more »
The 2015 NUIN Retreat will be held at the Q Center in St. Charles, IL. Join the NUIN community for… Read more »
Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting: October 17-21, 2015 The annual SfN meeting will take place October 17-21 at McCormick Place… Read more »
Publication from the Savas Lab featured in NU News. "The Sorting Receptor SorCS1 Regulates Trafficking of Neurexin and AMPA Receptors." Read more »
Publication from the Morimoto Lab featured in NU News "Simple Flip of Genetic Switch Determines Longevity in Animals." Read more »