Welcome to Neurosciences

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About Neurosciences

Neuroscience research and education at NC State is rapidly growing. We believe that fundamental scientific insights occur when scientists are allowed to work in a flexible, collaborative, and intellectually adventurous atmosphere that allows for convergence and integration across multiple disciplines.

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Behavioral Neuroscience

Behavioral neuroscientists at NC State employ a wide range of species and experimental approaches to elucidate the mechanisms that underlie and modulate behavior.

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Cellular & Molecular Neuroscience

Cellular and Molecular neuroscientists at NC State study mechanisms that allow the nervous system to function using a multitude of approaches in a wide range of species. Investigators range from molecular geneticists, to cell biologists and biochemists, to electrophysiologists that study the development, function, and aging of the nervous system.

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Comparative Clinical Neuroscience

Comparative Clinical Neurosciences is based around the clinical management of companion animals with neurological and somatosensory diseases.

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Multiple laboratories at NC State work at the intersection between engineering and neuroscience. These include developing neural-machine interfaces, bionics, investigations underlying mechanisms in human neuromuscular control, and biomedical imaging.

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Graduate Studies

Neuroscience graduate students at NC State are part of the university-wide Comparative Biomedical Sciences graduate program. Students interested in graduate studies are urged to contact individual faculty members of interest prior to graduate program application.