Integrated Program in Neuroscience

The Integrated Program in Neuroscience (IPN) at McGill University is an inter-disciplinary, inter-departmental graduate program. With more than 300 graduate students and over 230 professors, the IPN is Canada’s largest graduate neuroscience program. The IPN spans the full spectrum of neuroscientific fields of research, from cellular and molecular neuroscience to behavioral and cognitive neuroscience. 

2018 Vanier Scholars

IPN is pleased to announce that 3 of our graduate students were amongst the select individuals who were awarded with the prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships for the 2018 year. Congratulations to Guido, Sarah and Kasia! 

Student: Guido Ivan Guberman

Project title: Investigating the link between mild traumatic brain injuries and aggressive behaviour: An advanced structural neuroimaging study of brain injured children

Guido is an IPN Ph.D. 2 student, via the MD/PhD stream. He is under the supervision of Dr. Alain Ptito.

Student: Sarah Barnett-Burns

Project Title: Depression as a gut feeling: The gut microbiome as a mediating factor in the dysregulation of the gut-vagus-brain epigenome in the context of depression

Sarah is an IPN Ph.D. 1 student. She is under the supervision of Drs. Giamal Lueshi & Gustavo Turecki. 

Student: Kasia Szyszkowicz

Project Title: The Gut Microbiome as a Key Regulator of Early Life Stress Induced Depression: A Translational Mouse Model

Kasia is an IPN Ph.D. 2 student. She is under the supervision of Drs. Giamal Luheshi & Gustavo Turecki.