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Neuroscience, Developmental and Regenerative Biology

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Neuroscience, Developmental and Regenerative Biology

The Department of Neuroscience, Developmental and Regenerative Biology is a vibrant department of scientific discovery and academic excellence. A key to our success has been our ability to recruit dynamic faculty at both the senior and junior levels, thus ensuring that our research and educational programs will continue to grow in excellence with an infusion of new ideas and energy.

Our mission is to conduct high impact internationally recognized research and to educate and train the next generation of leaders in biological sciences. As a department of neuroscientists, and developmental and regenerative biologists, we focus on understanding organismal, tissue and cellular function from molecules to behavior in health and disease.


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Neuroscience PhD student Merridee Lefner '15 to become two-time UTSA alumna
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UTSA's NDRB program receives million-dollar gift to support doctoral student research
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UTSA Brain Health Consortium awarded $12.5M to research genetic brain disorders
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Interested in Applying to the CMB or Neuroscience Doctoral Program?

UTSA is moving to a new system to process graduate admissions.
Application for Fall 2022 admission can be submitted starting September 1, 2021.
Application Deadline for Fall 2022 is December 1, 2021.
Online Graduate Application

Faculty Position

The UTSA Department of Neuroscience, Developmental and Regenerative Biology is accepting applications for the following faculty positions:

Lecturer - Molecular Biology
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External Applicants  |  Internal Applicants

Assistant Professor - Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, and Computational Biology
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Assistant Professor - Development, Stem Cells, and Regenerative Biology
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