Faculty & Research

 

The Department of Neuroscience is very research intense and is involved in numerous topics of interest. Students can identify potential research mentors before enrollment. The faculty who participate in the MS in Integrative Neuroscience graduate program are listed below. You may find more information about any faculty member and their research by clicking on their name.

Faculty & Research

Valeria Avdoshina, MD/PhD Neuroscience of neurotrophic factors Research Assistant Professor
Department of Neuroscience
Barbara Bayer, PhD Control of immune function by the central nervous system Professor & Chair
Department of Neuroscience
Mark Burns, PhD Traumatic brain injury and dementia Associate Professor
Department of Neuroscience
Katherine Conant, MD The role of proteolysis in synaptic structure and function Associate Professor
Department of Neuroscience
Xiong Jiang, PhD

Functional imaging of neurological disorders

Assistant Professor
Department of Neuroscience
Lawrence Kromer, PhD Neurotrophic factors and their receptors Professor
Department of Neuroscience
Pawel Kusmierek, PhD Cortical plasticity and neuronal networks in sensory systems Research Assistant Professor
Department of Neuroscience
Kathleen Maguire-Zeiss, PhD Neuroinflammation, Parkinson's disease and HAND Associate Professor
Department of Neuroscience
Italo Mocchetti, PhD Neuroscience of neurotrophic factors Professor & Vice-Chair
Department of Neuroscience
Nathan Neckel, PhD Rehabilitative training to restore locomotion following neurological injury Research Assistant Professor
Department of Neuroscience
Josef Rauschecker, PhD/DSc Cortical plasticity and neuronal networks in sensory systems Professor
Department of Neuroscience
Bill Rebeck, PhD APOE and Alzheimer's disease Professor
Department of Neuroscience
Max Riesenhuber, PhD Computational cognitive neuroscience, rapid object recognition, multitasking, reading Professor
Department of Neuroscience
Michael Ullman, PhD Cognitive neuroscience of language and memory Professor
Department of Neuroscience
Sonia Villapol, PhD Novel therapeutics to repair the brain after damage Research Assistant Professor
Department of Neuroscience
Jian-Young Wu, PhD Cortical population activity and dynamics Professor
Department of Neuroscience

 

Faculty of the Department of Neuroscience participate in the teaching of courses in the Interdisciplinary Program in Neuroscience and the School of Medicine.