Neurobiology at David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Department of A Premier Research Department at UCLA Neurobiology aims to solve the most
fundamental yet most complex questions
about human existence.
Strong Theoretical and Practical foundation Leading Force in Neuroscience
Discovery and Education


David Geffen School of Medicine

The Department of Neurobiology

The Department of Neurobiology in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA is a premier research department and a leading force in Neuroscience discovery and education at UCLA and worldwide.  With diverse backgrounds in cellular and molecular biology, psychology and engineering, faculty members in the Department utilize the most sophisticated technologies available to work in concert with colleagues through UCLA and the world to enhance the understanding of the brain and its role in health and disease.

EDI Statement:  The Department of Neurobiology is committed to advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion for students, postdoctoral fellows, staff and faculty.  By establishing a flourishing inclusive community, we will further promote scientific excellence, outstanding scholarship and innovation.  Together, we strive to advocate for open dialogue, free exchange of ideas/data and knowledge that nurtures the success of all.


The long-term goal of our research program is to...


The extraordinarily diverse functions of the nervous system, from...


Sleep is universally conserved across animal species, and continuous...