Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB)

Join the MCB Ph.D. program at Virginia Tech, an interdisciplinary program in Molecular and Cellular Biology. Composed of faculty from six departments across the Virginia Tech campus and the Carilion Research Institute, incoming students may choose research projects from four broad categories: Cell Signaling and Cancer, Inflammation and Immunity, Microbiology, and Neurobiology.

Neuroscience Graduate Programs

Preapprovals for the MS and PhD programs for the School of Neuroscience have been confirmed by the Graduate School. The anticipated approval date for each program is Fall 2020.  Information on either one of these programs please contact Michelle Olsen or complete the form from Contact Graduate Program.


NEUR 5004 Principles in  Neuroscience
NEUR 5014 Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience
NEUR 5024 Neuroanatomy and Systems Neuroscience
NEUR 5054  Developmental Neuroscience
NEUR 5064 Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience 
BIOL 5064  Molecular and Cellular Biology
NEUR 5074 Current topics in Neuroscience

NEUR 5364G      Advanced neuroscience of language and communication disorders  
NEUR 5514G      Advanced Neuroimmunology      
NEUR 5814G      Advanced Nutritional Neuroscience  
NEUR 5914         Neuroscience of Drug Development