Professors

Name Research Interest
Arthur Arnold
Distinguished Professor
Sex differences in the brain, neuroendocrinology, evolution and function of the sex chromosomes
Gene Block
Distinguished Professor
Neurobiology of circadian rhythms
Scott Chandler
Professor
Neuronal Mechanisms Controlling Jaw Movement
Stephanie Correa
Assistant Professor
Neural control of energy homeostasis, estrogen signaling, neuroendocrinology
Rachelle Crosbie
Professor
Inherited neuromuscular disease; muscular dystrophy
Eric Deeds
Professor
Computational modeling of gene regulation, cell signaling and cellular physiology
Reggie Edgerton
Professor
Neural Control of Movement and Neuromuscular Plasticity
Gordon Fain
Professor
Physiology of mammalian photoreceptors
Mark Frye
Professor
Neural circuits for visual and olfactory behavior
David Glanzman
Professor
Biology of Learning and Memory
Fernando Gomez-Pinilla
Professor in Residence
Mechanisms of Neural Repair
Elaine Hsiao
Assistant Professor
Microbiome, Neurobiology of Disease, Neuroimmunology, Host-Microbe Interactions
Walter Metzner
Professor
Sensory processing/motor control, especially auditory feedback control of vocalization; Behavioral Neuroscience (Neuroethology)
Ketema Paul
Professor
Sleep regulatory mechanisms
Patricia Phelps
Professor
Spinal cord injury, Reelin signaling in spinal cord and olfactory system
Gina Poe
Professor
Investigating the mechanisms by which sleep traits serve learning and memory consolidation
Amy Rowat
Associate Professor
Mechanics and Physiology of Biological Materials
Barnett Schlinger
Professor
Steroid hormone synthesis and action in birds; hormonal control of brain and behavior in tropical bird species
James Tidball
Distinguished Professor
Pathophysiological mechanisms in muscular dystrophy
Claudio Villanueva
Associate Professor
Gene regulation, metabolism, diabetes, and nutrient sensing
David Walker
Professor
Molecular Biology of Aging
Stephanie White
Professor
Social influences on learning and memory
Roy Wollman
Associate Professor
Information processing in intracellular and intercellular signaling networks in the presence of a high degree of single-cell variability
Grace Xiao
Professor
Bioinformatics, RNA biology
Xia Yang
Associate Professor
Systems biology of complex diseases


Emeriti

Name Research Interest
Alan Garfinkel
Research Professor
mathematical modeling of electrophysiology
Alan Grinnell
Professor
Synaptic function
John Hodgson
Spinal neuromotor control and biomechanics of lower/hind- limb movement.
Peter Narins
Auditory Behavior, Neurophysiology and Mechanics.
Allan Tobin
Neurodegenerative Disorders; Spinal Cord Injury



Lecturers and Adjunct Faculty

Name Research Interest
Ronny Choe
                                                                       
Ronald Cooper
                                                                       
Joseph Esdin
                                                                       
Anthony Friscia
Mammalian evolution in the early Cenozoic. Small-bodied carnivore ecomorphology, evolution and community structure in North America and Africa.
Mark Tramo
                                                                       
Sharmila Venugopal
Computational Neuroscience, Neurodegeneration, Neural Engineering, Undergraduate STEM Education