Neuroscience Concentration
College of Medicine · Ph.D. Program



in the Ph.D. Program in Medical Sciences

The Ph.D. Program in Medical Sciences at the University of South Florida offers a new interdisciplinary Neuroscience Concentration for research training. Faculty representing both basic science and clinical departments are engaged in research on the nervous system. Areas of expertise include biochemistry and cellular and molecular neuroscience, neural systems and computational neuroscience, behavioral neuroscience, developmental neuroscience, neuroimmunology, and neuropsychopharmacology, among others. Students are encouraged to carry out research during their entire period of study. The interdisciplinary structure permits considerable flexibility in training; each student's training is tailored to meet individual requirements.

Application Process

Admission Requirements

Program Description

Funding and Financial Support



Application forms are available on request by writing:


Paula C. Bickford, Ph.D.

Chair, Neuroscience Concentration Committee

Ph.D. Program in Medical Sciences

University of South Florida College of Medicine

12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., MDC Box 78

Tampa, Florida  33612-4799

Fax: 813-974-1377