The Stanford Neurosciences Interdepartmental Program (IDP) offers interdisciplinary training leading to a Ph.D. in Neuroscience. The primary goal of the program is to train students to become leaders in neuroscience research, education and outreach. Graduates of the program will be innovators, investigators, and teachers whose programs and pursuits are founded on research. The signature feature of the Stanford Neurosciences IDP is the combination of outstanding faculty researchers and exceedingly bright, energetic students in a community that shares a firm and longstanding commitment to understanding the nervous system at all its levels of function.
Thesis Defense by Niru Maheswaranathan
Inferring nonlinear computation in multilayered neural circuits
Thesis Defense by Gabriela Suarez-Mier
Thesis Defense by Ian Ballard
Neurosciences Retreat 2017
Thesis Defense by Amy Braun
To be announced
Research & Refreshments feat. Ting-Ting Huang
2017 Neurosciences Alumni Panel
Neurosciences website representative, Jacob Blum, interviewed senior students Ian Ballard and Edritz Javelosa to learn about why they led an alumni panel on non-academic career paths.
2017 Admissions Session
During the first week of March, aspiring neuroscientists from around the world were invited to the Stanford Neurosciences Program’s official Admissions Session...