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Stony Brook University, State University of New York

Department of Neurobiology and Behavior

Stony Brook, NY

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Stony Brook University, State University of New York

Overview

Stony Brook University, State University of New York / Department of Neurobiology and Behavior is located in Stony Brook, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Neuroscience
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Neuroscience

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Teaching experience

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

63
Applied
19
Accepted
8
Enrolled
30%

Applying

100
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported No
Spring deadline October 1st Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, GRE Subject Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 90

Student Body

34
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.82%
Black or African American 5.88%
White or Caucasian 29%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 14.71%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 5.88%
Unknown 14.71%

Gender

Male (55%)
Female (44%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 1
Male (14)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cerebral cortex, neurobiology, neurodegenerative diseases, brain, brain disorders, ion channels, synaptic transmission, neocortex, cell signaling, cerebral cortex
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,937,152

Location & Contact

Address 573 Life Sciences Building
Stony Brook, NY  11794
United States
Contact Dr. Lorna Role
Chair
Email: lorna.role@stonybrook.edu
Phone: 631-632-8616
Fax: 631-632-6661

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