No, you do not need to find a faculty member willing to supervise you before submitting an application. We strongly encourage applicants to contact potential supervisors throughout the application process.
Email your proposed advisory committee members to email@example.com, along with your tentative thesis title. The neuroscience program committee will assign a member as an additional advisor/program representative They will also approve the final advisory committee (this will be done via email and should take no more than 3 business days). You should hold your first advisory committee meeting within the first 3 months of your program. For further details on advisory committees click here.