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What makes the University of Utah Neuroscience Ph.D. Program unique?


The primary goal of Neuroscience Program at Utah is to develop well-rounded scientists who are passionate about science and will become the next generation of leaders in our society. 

The Neuroscience PhD Program at the University of Utah offers rigorous training through a combination of coursework, research training, mentoring, and professional development. More than 70 program faculty from 14 participating departments provide broad expertise from molecular and cellular neuroscience, to systems and cognitive neuroscience. 

Students receive hands-on training and mentorship within a world-class research environment, collegial and collaborative mentorship and a vibrant research community. They have the unique opportunity to develop professionally through a variety of student leadership roles, such as organizing the Annual Snowbird Neuroscience Symposium and Neuroscience Program Speaker Series


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Kyle Jenks
Congratulations to KYLE JENKS; Winner of the 2020 James W. Prahl Memorial Award. This is the most prestigious graduate student award at the SOM, University of Utah.
James W. Prahl Memorial Award; University of Utah







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Last Updated: 4/2/20