Director's Welcome

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Welcome to the Neuroscience Graduate Program at The Ohio State University!  We, Co-Directors Drs. Jonathan Godbout and John Oberdick, are delighted that you are interested in our interdisciplinary PhD program in neuroscience. Our program at Ohio State has participating faculty members who represent five different colleges and many participating university departments including Biosciences, Neuroscience, Neurology, Neurological Surgery, Pharmacy, Psychology, and Psychiatry. Our graduate trainees have the opportunity to work in a highly collaborative research environment at Ohio State with successful and distinguished faculty who have expertise in a wide array of neuroscience-related fields. Our goal is to provide an integrative graduate program in neuroscience with a foundation in course work, advanced research training, and a myriad of opportunities for professional development, networking and community outreach.  Our graduate program will help train you to become an independent investigator who is an expert in laboratory research and its associated scholarship such as writing, teaching, and mentoring. With this training, you will be well-positioned to excel as a researcher and neuroscientist within academia, industry, or government.