Program Statistics


To help applicants and others interested in the Neuroscience program, we provide information on the outcomes of trainees who have enrolled in our program.

The information below is based on students who matriculated into the program from 2000 onward.

Information on the careers pursued by our alumni can be found here cap

 Completion Information for Neuroscience PhD Trainees Entering 2000-present
  Number Percent
Trainees Entering
Trainees Obtaining PhD
Trainees Obtaining MS
1 2.9
Trainees Obtaining Any Degree 30 85.7
Trainees Withdrawing with No Degree
5 14.3
Trainees Still Enrolled* 22  
Average Years to PhD

*These individuals entered training in 2011 or thereafter and are still pursuing their training.

Contact Information









Thomas Biederer, PhD
Program Director

Administrative Office
Arnold 209
Phone: 617-636-3796
Fax: 617-636-2413

Synapse Neurobiology Program


The Synapse Neurobiology Training Program is an important aspect of training in Neuroscience at Sackler.

Center for Neuroscience Research


The CNR provides state-of-the-art approaches to contemporary problems in neuroscience.
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Apply to the Sackler School


The priority application deadlines are as follows:

December 1: Basic Science Division PhD Programs

February 15: Building Diversity in Biomedical Sciences

March 31: Post-Baccalaureate Research Program

May 1: Clinical & Translational Science, MS in Pharmacology & Drug Development

June 15: Online Certificate in Fundamentals of Clinical Care Research