A Multidisciplinary Approach to Neuroscience

Berkeley Neuroscience is the nexus for campus-wide multidisciplinary neuroscience research. Our research community includes over 60 faculty members in 12 academic departments. This unique multi-departmental structure encourages significant collaborations between neuroscientists who use a variety of approaches and leading experts in fields such as engineering, chemistry, statistics, and computation. Berkeley Neuroscience coordinates major research initiatives, supports cutting-edge research and technology centers, and runs the Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute PhD Program.

Berkeley Neuroscience harnesses the unique strengths in UC Berkeley’s world-class programs to build next-generation experimental, analytical, and theoretical approaches to probe neural development, function, aging, and disease. Current members come from the departments and schools of: