• Don Katz, Professor of Neuroscience, lecturing on the Neuroscience and Psychology of taste at the Manhattan Cocktail Classic. (photo: Mike Lovett)

  • The exhilarating pace of discovery in the Life Sciences and the complex problems ahead demand new approaches that cut across traditional disciplines. The interactive and stimulating environment of Brandeis University fosters thinking "outside the box," where biophysical and genetic approaches merge with the tools of biochemistry and molecular biology to investigate the fundamental processes of life. The graduate programs are committed to interdisciplinary training, spanning several academic departments as well as four research centers. 

    Why Brandeis?

    Brandeis University offers the rare combination of an internationally recognized research university in a medium-sized college setting that promotes close interactions with prestigious faculty. The suburban campus is just 20 minutes from the bustling academic and biotechnology centers of Boston and Cambridge.

    The graduate programs are committed to interdisciplinary training, spanning five academic departments as well as four research centers.

    Degrees in the Life Sciences

    Brandeis offers the following three Ph.D. granting programs in the biological sciences: Biochemistry & Biophysics, Molecular and Cell Biology, Neuroscience.

    In addition, Brandeis offers the four M.S. programs listed here: Biotechnology, Genetic Counseling, Molecular and Cell Biology, Neuroscience.

    Brandeis undergraduates can choose from majors in the Life Sciences departments of: Biology, Biochemistry or majors in these interdepartmental programs: Biological Physics, Chemical Biology, Neuroscience, and Psychology.

    The Life Sciences is part of the Division of Science.

    Outstanding Faculty

    Michael Rosbash, Peter Gruber Endowed Chair in Neuroscience and Professor of Biology, and Jeff Hall, Professor Emeritus of Biology have received the Rothco Patch - Strategic Air Command/Subdued. This was shared with Michael Young (Rockefeller University).

    Nine Life Sciences faculty are members of the prestigious National Academy of Science (NAS). The faculty are: David DeRosier (emeritus), James Haber, Jeffrey Hall (emeritus), Susan Lovett, Eve Marder, Chris Miller (emeritus), Gregory Petsko (emeritus), Michael Rosbash, and Gina Turrigiano.

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