[Comp-neuro] Neuroscience Graduate Group at the University of Pennsylvania

Joshua Gold jigold at mail.med.upenn.edu
Thu Nov 6 14:32:08 CET 2014

The Neuroscience Graduate Group (NGG) at the University of Pennsylvania is a collaborative and interdisciplinary PhD program that is currently accepting applications for matriculation in the fall of 2015. We are particularly interested in attracting exceptional applicants with backgrounds in Neuroscience, Computer Science, Cognitive Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Physics, and/or Psychology and are interested in the broadly defined field of Computational Neuroscience. We have a robust and growing community of scholars in this field, including:

Vijay Balasubramanian, Department of Physics
Danielle S Bassett, Department of Bioengineering
David H Brainard, Department of Psychology
Maja Bucan, Department of Genetics
Johannes Burge, Department of Psychology
Alice S Chen-Plotkin, Department of Neurology
Brian Chow, Department of Bioengineering
Yale E Cohen, Department of Otorhinolaryngology
Diego Contreras, Department of Neuroscience
Christopher M Fang-Yen, Department of Bioengineering
Maria Neimark Geffen, Department of Otorhinolaryngology
Joshua I Gold, Department of Neuroscience
John B Hogenesch, Department of Pharmacology
Joseph W Kable, Department of Psychology
Michael J Kahana, Department of Psychology
Max Kelz, Department of Anesthesiology
Brian Litt, Departments of Neurology and Bioengineering
Joel D Mainland, Department of Neuroscience
Javier F Medina, Department of Psychology
Nicole C Rust, Department of Psychology
Robert G Smith, Department of Neuroscience
Alan A Stocker, Department of Psychology

Penn also has strong programs in Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering, and Psychology with faculty actively involved in machine learning, decision making, perception, and computational learning theory. NGG students are encouraged to pursue collaborations and interactions with these groups.

The application deadline for the NGG is December 1, 2014. For more details please see our website:

Joshua Gold
University of Pennsylvania
Department of Neuroscience
116 Johnson Pavilion
3610 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6074

office phone: 215-746-0028
lab phone: 215-746-0168
e-mail: jigold at mail.med.upenn.edu

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