Neuroscience is the scientific study of the structure and function of the nervous system. A minor in Neuroscience allows students to examine the brain and how it functions, the relationship between the brain and behavior, and explore one of the most compelling scientific frontiers in understanding ourselves and our actions.

Steering Committee

  • Assistant Professor Elise A. Kikis, Biology, Chair
  • Assistant Professor Bethel Sharma, Chemistry
  • Associate Professor Alyssa R. Summers, Biology
  • Assistant Professor Brandy N. Tiernan, Psychology
  • Associate Professor Helen V. Bateman, Psychology

Upcoming Events

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Neuroaesthetics research review published in an online journal
September 1, 2015
Thomas McClure ’15 and Assistant Professor Jessica Siegel have published “Neuroaesthetics: An introduction to visual art” in IMPULSE – The Premier Undergraduate Neuroscience Journal, an international online journal.
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Elise Kikis To Serve As Interim Chair Of Neuroscience
June 1, 2015
Elise Kikis to serve as interim chair of Neuroscience
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Two New Faculty Members To Join The Neuroscience Program in August
June 1, 2015
The Neuroscience Program would like to extend a warm welcome to our newest faculty members Brandy Tiernan and Katharine Seip-Cammack.
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