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The Neurosciences Graduate Program at the University of California, San Diego, together with our participating institutions, offers an outstanding opportunity for graduate training in one of the most highly interactive scientific environments available in the United States.

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5/21/2015
What happens in the brain during sex? Are gender stereotypes a cultural construct? Or are there true neurological differences in how men and women experience sex—desire, arousal, orgasm?
5/14/2015
May is Gender Month here at NeuWriteSD! This is the second of four pieces exploring neuroscience and gender; you can read Melissa T.’s excellent post on subtle sexism here. It’s amazing how much of our culture is historically focused on binarie... (more)
5/7/2015
Gender stereotypes are pervasive. Though Disney has recently come out with some kick-ass princesses (my personal favorites are the icy Elsa and fiery Anna, who don’t need a prince to save them in Frozen), enter any major toy store and you can s... (more)

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Neurosciences Graduate Program faculty Takaki Komiyama is featured The Scientist magazine this month.


EIS is bringing kids from diverse backgrounds all together to learn. It brings kids of different demographics into an environment that will challenge them,” said Gentry Patrick, an associate professor of biology and associate director of the Neurosciences Graduate Program who organized the tour of research labs on campus.


Congratulations to our graduate program faculty who have been awarded early concept grants for brain research from the NSF! They include: Brenda Bloodgood, Takaki Komiyama, Andrea Chiba, Todd Coleman, David Kleinfeld, and Charles Stevens.


​Sirawaj Itthipuripat​, one of our third year students, was awarded a 2014 Howard Hughes Medical Institute International Student Research Fellowship!  


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