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Chemical Senses Training Programs


The Association for Chemoreception Sciences recognizes the need for students interested in pursuing a career in the chemical senses to have ready access to a list of legitimate training programs at institutions of higher learning in North America. With this goal in mind, we have developed the Directory of Chemical Senses Training Programs that will provide students interested in graduate and undergraduate training with a comprehensive list of programs that cover a wide range of subject areas related to the chemical senses. According to the AChemS bylaws, we must make available to our students information about Training Programs in the Chemical Senses. This portion of the AChemS website extends this effort and makes the information more widely available.

DIRECTORY OF TRAINING PROGRAMS

CALIFORNIA

Integrative and Evolutionary Biology Graduate Program
University of Southern California
https://dornsife.usc.edu/bisc/heb-graduate-studies/
Lindsey Schier
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
Lschier@usc.edu

COLORADO

Neuroscience Program
University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Center
www.ucdenver/neuroscience
PhD, MD/PhD, and Postdoc
Dr. Sukumar Vijayaraghavan
Director, Neuroscience Program
University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Center
Mail Stop 8307
Bldg RC1, Room L18-7121
12800 East 19th Avenue
Aurora, CO 80045
t: 303-724-4531
Sukumar.V@ucdenver.edu

FLORIDA

Chemosensory Training Program (CTP)
Florida State University      

http://opda.fsu.edu/awards-and-fellowships/nih-fsu-postdoctoral-fellowships/nih-chemosensory-training-grant-program
PhD, MS, Postdoc
CTP Director: Dr. Debra Ann Fadool [850 644 4775]
Co-director: Dr. Michael Meredith [(850) 644-3427]
Program in Neuroscience (Dr. Frank Johnson, director)
C241 PDB (4301)
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL 32306-4301
t: 850-644-3076
f: 850-644-7739
Twitter: @dfafool
dfadool@bio.fsu.edu or mmered@neuro.fsu.edu or parker@psy.fsu.edu

Program in Neuroscience
Florida State University

http://www.neuro.fsu.edu/
PhD and Postdoctoral
Debra Ann Fadool - Predoctoral and postdoctoral training grant in Chemical Senses
PI Participating Departments: Biological Science, Biomedical Science, Mathematics, Molecular Biophysics, Psychology 
Director: Frank Johnson
Professor of Psychology & Neuroscience
Attn: Janice Parker
Program in Neuroscience
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL 32306-4301
t: 850-644-3076
f: 850-644-7739
dfadool@bio.fsu.edu 

Training Program in Chemosensory Science
University of Florida
http://cst.ufl.edu
Ph.D., M.D./Ph.D. and Postdoc
Dr. Steven Munger
Director, UF Center for Smell and Taste
PO Box 100127
Gainesville, FL 32610
352-294-5360
ufcst@ufl.edu
 

KENTUCKY

Graduate Training in Integrative Physiology
Tim McClintock, PhD
Louis Boyarsky Professor of Physiology
University of Kentucky
800 Rose Street
Lexington, KY 40536-0298
t: 859-323-1083
f: 859-323-1070
mcclint@uky.edu
https://physiology.med.uky.edu/mcclintock-lab

MARYLAND

Program in Neuroscience
University of Maryland Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, and Nursing

http://neuroscience.umaryland.edu
PhD, MD/PhD and Postdoc
Dr. Michael T. Shipley
Associate Director for Graduate Training: Dr. Mary Kay Lobo
20 Penn Street
Room S218E
Baltimore, MD 21201
t: 410-706-3590
f: 410-706-2512

OHIO

Neuroscience Graduate Program 
The Ohio State University Columbus, OH      

http://ngsp.osu.edu
PhD
Prof. John Oberdick (co-director)
Department of Neuroscience
Graves Hall
333 W. 10th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210
P: 614-292-8714
F: 614-292-5379
oberdick.1@osu.edu

Prof. Jonathan Godbout  (co-director)
Department of Neuroscience
259 Institute for Behavioral Medicine
Research Building
460 Medical Center Drive
Columbus, OH 43210
P: 614-293-3456
F: 614-366-2097
Jonathan.Godbout@osumc.edu

PENNSYLVANIA

Interdisciplinary Training in the Chemical Senses
Monell Chemical Senses Center

http://www.monell.org/education_training
Postdoc., Undergraduate, MS or PhD (with approval from home institution)
Dr. Danielle R. Reed
Director, Postdoctoral Training Program
Monell Chemical Senses Center
3500 Market Street
Philadelphia PA 19104 USA
t: 267-519-4915
training@monell.org

Program in Neurobiology of Otorhinolaryngology
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
www.med.upenn.edu/stc
PhD, MD
Dr. Richard L. Doty
Smell and Taste Center
5 Ravdin Building
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
t: 215-662-6580
doty@mail.med.upenn.edu  

TEXAS

Pheromone and Olfactory Perception
Department of Pharmacology and Center for Basic Neuroscience
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
http://www.utsouthwestern.edu/labs/smith-dean/
PhD/MD, PhD, Postdoc
Dr. Dean Smith

Professor, Department of Pharmacology
John P. Perkins PhD Distinguished Professor in Biomedical Sciences
Cellular and Molecular Biology and Neuroscience Graduate Program
UTSWMC
5323 Harry Hines Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75390-9111
t: 214-648-1650
f: 214-648-1801

dean.smith@utsouthwestern.edu

Washington, DC

Graduate Program in Anatomy
Howard University College of Medicine

https://gs.howard.edu/graduate-programs/anatomy
MS, PhD, MD/PhD
Dr. Thomas Heinbockel
Director of Graduate Studies in Anatomy
HUCM, Department of Anatomy
520 ‘W’ Street, NW
Washington, DC 20059
t: 202-806-9873
f: 202-265-7055
theinbockel@howard.edu