Neuroscience at Guelph

We seek to understand the biology and function of the nervous system at all levels of analysis.

Students will engage in aspects of neuroscience ranging from genes and molecules, to cells and synapses, to circuits, behaviour, and cognition.

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Choose Guelph for Neuroscience

Our neuroscience program is new, innovative and diverse. We bring together 4 different departments as part of one cohesive program to give our students the complete experience of what neuroscience is all about!

The career track of the students in our program varies from medicine to education, research, and so much more. It is our goal to help prepare you the best we can for whatever future you have set your sights on. We have a number of unique opportunities for learning in a relevant workplace environments including research projects and internship opportunities that our team can help you organize.

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Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience

Graduate students in related departments can enroll in the Collaborative Specialization that allows them to gain experience with models ranging from invertebrates to human subjects, as well as a variety of techniques including molecular and cellular neurobiology, electrophysiology, imaging, and studies of neuronal function in health and disease with behaving animals.

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Graduate Collaborative Specialization

Graduate students in related departments can enroll in the Collaborative Specialization that allows them to gain expertise in models ranging from invertebrates to primates, and in techniques including molecular and cellular neurobiology, in vitro and in vivo electrophysiology and imaging, and studies of normal and abnormal neuronal function in behaving animals.