University of Wisconsin–Madison


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