2019 CAN Meeting

IPN is pleased to announce that it will be exhibited at the 2019 Canadian Neuroscience Meeting, in Toronto! 

From May 22 through 25, we welcome interested undergrad and grad students to visit our booth to learn more about our graduate programs, our first-class researchers, and our proven track-record of award and fellowship recipients.

2019 CAN Meeting

Meet Elvis Cela, Ph.D. Candidate in IPN


We interviewed Elvis, presently a sixth year Ph.D. student within the program, to further discuss his recent first-author publication in Scientific Reports. The article explains and explores his team's innovative work on using optogenetic kindling to induce seizures in rodents. 

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Open: Applications for 2019 & 2020 

Determined to pursue graduate studies in neuroscience? Exploring which program and school align with your research interests and goals?

We are currently accepting applications for our M.Sc. and Ph.D. programs for the Fall 2019 and Winter 2020 semesters.

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2019 IPN Open House


Throughout the week of February 4, IPN welcomed undergraduate and graduate students from universities across Quebec, Ontario and the United States to learn more about the academics, tour our research sites, visit our researchers' laboratories, discover the innovative research being conducted by our students, and to build connections with one another. 

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Music and the Brain

Congratulations to Ben Gold, IPN Ph.D. student, and his team for their recent publication in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences!

The article explains that music is capable of eliciting reward prediction errors (RPEs) in a subject's nucleus accumbens, thereby causing pleasure and motivating learning.

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IPN Star Award

The IPN Star Award acknowledges the accomplishments of IPN students who have published first-author or co-first author articles and review papers in 2018. Congratulations to our students for their hard work and determination! 

List of Winners

2018 Grafstein Lecture in Neuroscience

On November 19, IPN was honoured to host Dr. Marc Tessier-Lavigne, President and Bing Presidential Professor of Stanford University, as the keynote speaker for its Bernice Grafstein Lecture in Neuroscience

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Integrated Program in Neuroscience

World-class leader in Neuroscience ...

Welcome to McGill University's Integrated Program in Neuroscience (IPN)Comprising more than 400 graduate students and 200 professors, McGill's IPN is the largest graduate neuroscience program in North America. 

We take pride in the fact that IPN is an inter-disciplinary and inter-departmental graduate program; our students and faculty researchers execute cutting-edge research in diverse fields of neuroscience, ranging from cellular and molecular, to behavioural and cognitive. By allowing our students to conduct research in multiple branches of neuroscience and to enrol in elective courses across disciplines, we ensure that IPN trainees are well-rounded both in the classroom and in the laboratory. 

Apart from its high academic and research standards, IPN values its students' graduate life experience. We offer funding opportunities, enrich our students' academic profiles by hosting our annual scientific retreat and organizing regular cross-disciplinary seminars with keynote speakers, and encourage student involvement via our student association (Graduate Students' Association for Neuroscience) and our award-winning student outreach group (BrainReach). 

Welcome to our new series of introductory profiles showcasing IPN students and faculty researchers;
This month, get to know Anastasia Sares, IPN Ph.D. student!

Congratulations to BrainReach for being one of two recipients of the 2018 Principal's Prize for Public Engagement Through Media: Special Recognition Certificate!