What is neuroscience? It is the study of the structure and function of the nervous system with a special focus on the brain and its role in behavioral processes, the mechanisms of behavior, and the nature of cognitive function.

Multidisciplinary in nature, neuroscience draws from a number of scientific fields including medicine, biology, psychology, physics, chemistry, mathematics, and engineering, and beyond, with the nervous system serving as the common focus.

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Neuroscience is one of the most rapidly advancing fields of research and training. There is a high demand for qualified and experienced neuroscience researchers and health-related professionals. Our goal is to prepare a new generation of UAB undergraduates who will be ideally equipped to pursue and succeed in a career in academic or government research, medicine, biotechnology in industry, and other health-related sciences.

Flexible Career Opportunities

Interested in pursuing a career in medicine, research, or other health-related disciplines? Today, there is a high demand for qualified and experienced neuroscience researchers and health-related professionals, and there are many career options including academic or government research, medicine, biotechnology in industry, and other health-related sciences.

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Our diverse group of nationally recognized faculty interact with students as investigators, teachers, and mentors. Students have opportunities to receive course credit for original research projects conducted in collaboration with a faculty mentor as well as design and complete hands-on research in the labs of faculty across campus.

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