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



Only interdepartmental program at U of U that offers a Ph.D.


Thesis laboratories are available in over 70 laboratories from 14 participating departments.


Lectures from visiting scientists, retreats at the Snowbird Resort, student retreats and Brain Institute symposia expose students to research being conducted internationally.

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Tian Lab
In the retina, a retinal ganglion cell (green) is connected to a variety of other neural types. This 3D modeling is created by utilizing a new technique to flourescently label synaptically connected neurons. 

Last Updated: 8/8/18