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June 3, 2024
The UC Merced senate, Provost and Chancellor have approved a Neuroscience Major, to be launched in the Fall of 2025. Students enrolled in the Neuroscience Major will have the option of choosing...
April 11, 2024
Dr Rachel Ryskin in Cognitive Science wins a career award from the National Science Foundation for her proposal entitled "Tracking correlation or inferring causation: How human language processing...
March 28, 2024
In this interview, "Dr. Ge shared how her childhood experience inspired her to study science and what makes the primary cilium fascinating."


The study of neuroscience stands as one of the most dynamic and challenging fields in contemporary scientific exploration. By delineating the intricacies of the human brain and describing its interactions with the body and the world around it, neuroscience has the potential to unlock new frontiers of knowledge and inspire groundbreaking advances in medicine, technology, and beyond. The establishment of a Center for Interdisciplinary Neuroscience (CIN) at UC Merced will help faculty expand their own research, and train students by exposing them to different subdomains of this diverse field. Topics of interest will be broadly construed and grounded in different theories and techniques. Such exposure is critical for faculty to develop innovative programs of research and for students to be prepared to pursue a wide range of careers in the biomedical sciences and biotechnology. Read more →



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