The Neuroscience Theme is now accepting applications for Fall 2015.
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The UAB Neuroscience GraduateTheme is your portal into the comprehensive neuroscience research opportunities at UAB, where our students find a home and anchor for successful navigation through their graduate career. Our faculty and staff provide students with opportunities to study, learn, grow and function as professional scientists. Come check us out!
Scott Wilson, PhD
Director, Neuroscience Theme
Associate Professor, Neurobiology
Tel 205.975.5573
                 Tara Desilva, PhD
Co-Director, Neuroscience Theme
Assistant Professor, Physical Medicine & Rehab
Tel 205.996.6896


We encourage you to apply for Fall 2015, beginning in August of this year. Applications are reviewed as they are received and interview sessions are scheduled based on receipt of applications. Priority deadline for domestic applicants is December 1, 2014; final deadline for international applications is January 15, 2015. Click on the Prospective Students tab at the top of this page for more detailed information. Go to Apply Yourself at

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