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The USciences Neuroscience program features interdisciplinary training that few colleges can match: Our program faculty are experts in several areas, allowing you to examine the nervous system across a variety of theoretical and clinical contexts. USciences is also a small university with huge benefits, as you’ll study alongside devoted faculty members who empower you to develop innovative solutions to far-reaching problems.
What Sets Us Apart?
- Conduct cutting-edge research as early as your first year. You drive the research
components, work with renowned faculty, and have access to state-of-the-art microscopy,
model animal systems, EEG technology, and modeling software and simulations.
- Tailor your major to your interests while acquiring foundational knowledge. Select
courses from our three tracks to customize the curriculum.
- Enjoy one-on-one mentorship from our faculty. Their expertise extends across math,
physics, and statistics as well as biological, clinical, psychological, behavioral,
pharmaceutical, and theoretical areas.
- Connections with nearby research and medical institutions offer you opportunities
for hands-on experiences. Our faculty’s extensive contacts include collaborations
at Drexel University, the University of Pennsylvania, the Franklin Institute, the
Monell Chemical Senses Center, and other academic, government, and private industry
- Our interdisciplinary program prepares you for the full spectrum of careers in a quickly growing field. You’ll also be ready for graduate, medical, and health professional schools.
What is Neuroscience?
The field of neuroscience explores the nervous system’s structure and function—and how it regulates almost all aspects of organisms, including our thoughts, behavior, sense of self, and response to environments.
The focus of neuroscientists’ work ranges: Some study how specific functions work
in relation to the nervous system, while others research cellular processes, the underlying
causes of drug addiction, brain activity during seizures, novel drug discovery, treatment
methods for neurological disorders, or new clinical approaches.
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Matching Funds Double #GivingTuesdayUSciences Impact
November 15, 2017
Tuesday, Nov. 28 is a day for giving back. Give Online and participate in #GivingTuesdayUSciences this holiday season. Each gift is being matched thanks to the generosity of a USciences alumna.
Leslie Ann Bowman Receives USciences Honorary Alumnus Award
October 30, 2017
Bowman, who is an assistant dean and associate professor of information science at USciences, was selected to receive the Honorary Alumnus Award which is presented to "a non-alumnus who has shown exemplary dedication and commitment to the mission of the University."
Dr. Michelle Kanther Named Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences
October 26, 2017
Michelle Kanther, PhD, has been named assistant professor of biological sciences at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. She comes to USciences with experience researching the interactions between microbe and the immune system.
STEM Majors at Mercer County Community College Can Transfer to USciences With Full Junior Status Under New Agreement
October 23, 2017
Mercer County Community College (MCCC) students pursuing a career in math, engineering, or the sciences can now transfer to University of the Sciences.
USciences Professor Paul Halpern Launches New Book
October 11, 2017
Physics Professor Paul Halpern, PhD, is launching his newest book highlighting the friendship and productive collaboration of two acknowledged giants of twentieth-century physics: Richard Feynman and John Wheeler.
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