Introduction to the Program

Neuroscience is the study of the biological basis of behavior, cognition & other brain functions. Its application ranges from understanding complex disabilities to understanding the nature of consciousness.

The David O. Robbins Program in Neuroscience at OWU is one of the most cutting-edge found at a liberal arts college, integrating biology, chemistry, psychology, and computer modeling of neuronal and brain systems.

Program Features

  • Engage in active research with Neuroscience faculty in a range of disciplines. Majors have attended scientific conferences, such as the annual Society for Neuroscience meeting.
  • Dedicated Neuroscience courses designed for Neuroscience majors, ranging from molecular biology to learning & memory to computational modeling of the brain. See our Courses for more information.
  • A highly interdisciplinary major that prepares students for a wide-range of careers in the health professions and/or for future research in graduate school.

Available Majors

News & Updates

Program Contact Info


Director: Jennifer Yates
Phillips Hall 52
Ohio Wesleyan University
Delaware, OH 43015
P 740-368-3814