Neuroscience Faculty

Program Faculty with Active Research Programs

Thomas Biederer, PhD, Program Director - Molecular mechanisms of synapse formation Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Elizabeth Byrnes, PhD - Neuroendocrinology and maternal behavior Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Paul Davies, PhD - Physiology of LGIC channels   Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Alexei Degterev, PhD - Mechanisms of cell death using small molecule and drug probes   Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Chris Dulla, PhD - Spatiotemporal control of neurotransmitter transients Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Larry Feig, PhD - Ras and Ral GTPase signaling in cancer, and learning and memory Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Pedram Hamrah, MD - Antigen presentation mechanisms in the nervous system  Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Philip Haydon, PhD - Regulation of synaptic transmission by glia Send an e-mail  PI Profile

F Rob Jackson, PhD** - Glia-neuron interactions regulating behavior Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Michele Jacob, PhD - Molecular mechanisms directing synapse assembly and plasticity  Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Daniel Jay, PhD - Mechanisms of cancer metastasis Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Peter Juo, PhD - Localization and regulation of synaptic proteins Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Mimi Kao, PhD - Neural basis of vocal communication Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Dong Kong, PhD - Synaptic plasticity and circuitry in neuron-metabolism Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Alan Kopin, MD - G-protein coupled receptor function and disease Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Rajendra Kumar-Singh, PhD - Gene therapy for inherited retinal disorders Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Ronald Lechan, MD, PhD - Neuroendocrine regulation of the hypothalamus and pituitary Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Jamie Maguire, PhD - GABAergic regulation in epilepsy and affective disorders Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Klaus Miczek, PhD - Psychopharmacological studies of aggression, anxiety, and social stress Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Stephen Moss, PhD - Construction and regulation of inhibitory synapses Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Benjamin Nephew, PhD - Mechanisms of stress and post-partum depression  Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Emmanuel Pothos, PhD - Synaptic plasticity, neuropharmacology of addictive behavior Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Malavika Raman, PhD - Mechanisms of protein homeostasis  Send an e-mail PI Profile

Leon Reijmers, PhD - Neurological mechanisms of memory storage Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Maribel Rios, PhD - Obesity and mood disorders; neurodegeneration Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Dennis Steindler, PhD - Stem cells in neurodegenerative diseases  Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Giuseppina Tesco, MD, PhD - Molecular mechanisms of Alzheimer's disease Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Barry Trimmer, PhD - Neuromechanics; sensory, motor and mechanical control of behavior Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Qiaobing Xu, PhD - Synthetic materials for the delivery of therapeutic biomacromolecules Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Yongjie Yang, PhD - Astrocyte function and neurological disorders Send an e-mail  PI Profile

** No Longer Accepting Thesis Students

Program Faculty Participating in Teaching

Robert Bridges, PhD - Neurobiological basis of reproductive physiology and behavior Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Dan Cox, PhD - Molecular mechanisms of BKCa channel function Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Eric Frank, PhD - Molecular mechanisms mediating synaptic connections between neurons Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Phyllis Mann, PhD - Neurobiology of maternal behavior Send an e-mail  PI Profile

Beverly Rubin, PhD - Effects of perinatal xenoestrogen on body weight and fetal development Send an e-mail  PI Profile

James Schwob, MD, PhD - Olfactory system development and regeneration Send an e-mail  PI Profile

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The priority application deadlines are as follows:

December 1: Basic Science Division PhD Programs

February 15: Building Diversity in Biomedical Sciences

March 31: Post-Baccalaureate Research Program

May 1: Clinical & Translational Science, MS in Pharmacology & Drug Development

June 15: Online Certificate in Fundamentals of Clinical Care Research