Graduate Program

Neuroscience and Cognition

The program aims at training and preparing technically and scientifically qualified professionals for the development of research projects, scientific knowledge and technologies in ​​Neuroscience and Cognition, combining ethical conduct and analytical skills based on an interdisciplinary view.

The students will acquire knowledge both in their project research line as in other lines of the program, aligned with the program’s interdisciplinary characteristic. The student must show ethical and independent behavior, and critical approach in conducting his or her research and in activities related to teaching training.

The student shall be capable to fully work as a professor, combining ethical behavior, knowledge, and critical thinking based on an interdisciplinary outlook; of working in private and public sector, laboratory facilities, and health care; of contributing to knowledge building and leading research groups in Neuroscience and Cognition areas.

Research areas:

Cognitive sciences;

Systems neuroscience;

Mathematical and computational modeling.


Master’s and Doctor’s degrees.

Selection Process:

Call for application usually opens in June and November. More information about admission requirements and the application process are available on the program website.

Classes Begin:

Usually in February and September (depending on the year’s calendar).




Limited availability, depending on case-by-case analysis.




Program Website

Additional information about calls, application and deadlines, please go to the program Website


NameResearch Areas
Alessandro Jacques Ribeiro
Alexandre Hiroaki Kihara
Andre Ricardo Oliveira Da Fonseca
Carlos Alberto Da Silva
Claudinei Eduardo Biazoli Junior
Cristiane Otero Reis Salum
Daniel Carneiro Carrettiero
David Correa Martins Juniorpattern recognition; complex networks; bioinformatics; systems biology; gene networks inference; genes prioritization associated to complex diseases
Elizabeth Teodorov
Fabio Marques Simões De Souza
Fulvio Rieli Mendes
Joao Ricardo SatoNeuroimaging; Neurodevelopment; Psychiatry; Neural signals
Marcela Bermudez Echeverry
Marcelo Bussotti Reyes
Marcelo Salvador CaetanoTiming; Language
Marcos Duarte
Maria Camila Almeida
Maria Martha Bernardi
Paula Ayako Tiba
Peter Maurice Erna Claessens
Raphael Yokoingawa De Camargo
Raquel Vecchio Fornari
Ruth Ferreira Galduroz
Tatiana Lima Ferreira
Yossi Zana