Faculty & Research

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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

     
Mark Burns, PhD Traumatic brain injury and dementia Professor
& Vice-Chair
Department of Neuroscience

 

Lee Campbell, PhD CRISPR/Cas9, microglia, drugs of abuse Assistant Professor
Department of Neuroscience

 

Katherine Conant, MD The role of proteolysis in synaptic structure and function Professor
Department of Neuroscience

 

Rebekah Evans, PhD Neural dynamics and functional connectivity in brain structures that degenerate in Parkinson’s disease Assistant Professor
Department of Neuroscience

 

Sarah Flowers, PhD   Assistant 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
Kathleen Maguire-Zeiss, PhD Neuroinflammation, Parkinson’s disease and HAND Professor & Chair
Department of Neuroscience
Bevan Main, PhD Traumatic brain injury and neuroinflammation Assistant Professor
Department of Neuroscience

 

Italo Mocchetti, PhD Neuroscience of neurotrophic factors 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, object recognition across sensory modalities, neural bases of reading and speech processing, multitasking, neuromorphic learning, augmented cognition Professor
Department of Neuroscience
Ella Striem-Amit, PhD Sensory and motor deprivation using behavioral and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) techniques Assistant Professor
Department of Neuroscience

 

Michael Ullman, PhD Cognitive neuroscience of language and memory 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.