• James Windelborn Alum

    NTP alum James Windelborn presenting his poster at the 2004 Neuroscience Research Symposium.

  • Pepe Hernandez

    NTP alum Pepe Hernandez leading a prism goggles experiment at Brain Awareness Week 2003.

  • Melissa Haendel & Ron Kalil

    NTP alum Melissa Haendel showing NTP Faculty Ron Kalil a poster at the 1998 Multicultural Poster Fair at Milwaukee Rufus King High School.

  • Picnic 2002

    NTP alumni enjoying the annual NTP Picnic at Mary Behan's farm in 2002.

  • Ryan Herringa Outreach

    NTP alum and current faculty member, Ryan Herringa, teaching a PEOPLE Program Class in 2002


Established in 1971, the Neuroscience Training Program is one of the oldest center for excellence in Neuroscience in the country. Of the more than 160 students who have earned the Ph.D. degree, more than 90 percent have careers in biomedical sciences.

As of Fall 2011:
•35% Tenure-track faculty
•22% Postdocs (within 5 years of graduation)
•12% MDs/residents or medical students
•11% Biotech Industry
•3% Administration at NIH or Academic Institutions
•3% Science Writers

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