Doctorado en ciencias mención neurociencias


natural Sciences


Biological Sciences

Universidad de Valparaíso

University of Valparaíso

  • City: Valparaíso,
  • Commune: Valparaíso,
  • Region: V Region of Valparaíso

The general objective of the Doctoral Program in Sciences Neurosciences is to train independent scientists capable of understanding the processes related to the development, structure, and function of the nervous system in general. The strengths of the Program lie in molecular and biophysical physiology, computational neuroscience, sensory neuroscience, neural plasticity and neuropathology, and developmental and neurogenetics.

Applicant Profile

Those who have a Bachelor's or Postgraduate degree in disciplines such as Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Biomedical Engineering, or similar, may apply to the Doctorate Program. he / the applicant who has a degree or title abroad must present an equivalency of his / her undergraduate and / or master's qualifications if applicable.

Graduate profile

The graduation profile for the Doctor with a specialization in Neuroscience:

You will have the knowledge and the ability to actively contribute, both theoretically and experimentally, to the development of Neuroscience.
You will be able to propose, design, and implement experimental strategies to evaluate hypotheses.
You will be able to communicate, interact and collaborate with foreign scientists.
You will have skills to teach and communicate scientific knowledge in different fields.

Lines of investigation

1. Structure and Function of Ion Channels
2. Neurosecretion and Cellular Communication
3. Transmission and Synaptic Plasticity
4. Sensory Neurophysiology
5. Genetics and Development of the Nervous System
6. Systems and Behavioral Neuroscience
7. Bioinformatics and Biomathematics in Neuroscience