The Department of Neuroscience, Developmental and Regenerative Biology (NDRB) at The University of Texas at San Antonio is a comprehensive academic unit that offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Neuroscience and Doctoral degrees in Developmental & Regenerative Sciences and Neuroscience.

NDRB is a vibrant department of scientific discovery and academic excellence. A key to our success has been our ability to recruit dynamic faculty at both the senior and junior levels, thus ensuring that our research and educational programs will continue to grow in excellence with an infusion of new ideas and energy.

Our mission is to conduct high impact internationally recognized research and to educate and train the next generation of leaders in biological sciences. As a department of neuroscientists, and developmental and regenerative biologists, we focus on understanding organismal, tissue and cellular function from molecules to behavior in health and disease.

Jenny Hsieh, Ph.D.


Jenny Hsieh, Ph.D.

Professor and Department Chair, BHC Director

Neuroscience, Developmental and Regenerative Biology


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Non-Tenure Track Faculty Position Available

NDRB invites applications for a Full time, Fixed-Term Track Assistant Professor of Instruction position to teach undergraduate lower- and upper division Neuroscience-related courses supporting the BS in Neuroscience degree program.

Interested in Applying to the DRS or Neuroscience Doctoral Program?

Applications are now closed for Fall 2023 admission. Applications for Fall 2024 will open September 1, 2023. Application deadline for Fall 2024 admission is December 1, 2023.

Interested in the NDRB Pre-Freshman Research Experience (NPRE)?

Applications for NPRE SUMMER 2024 Opens January 1, 2024. Program Dates: June 10–August 2, 2024. Final Application Deadline: March 31, 2024.

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