Neuroscience Program

All Faculty


  • Giorgio Ascoli

    Giorgio Ascoli

    University Professor, Department of Bioengineering

    Molecular Neuroscience Department: Description and generation of dendritic morphology, hippocampus, human memory, neuron classification, semantic maps


  • Ernest Barreto

    Ernest Barreto

    Associate Professor, School of Physics, Astronomy and Computational Sciences

    The study of synchronization in populations of coupled oscillators, the individual and collective dynamics of neurons in the brain, the fundamental dynamical mechanisms that underlie normal cognitive processing and pathological conditions such as epilepsy

  • Avrama Kim  Blackwell

    Avrama Kim Blackwell

    Professor, Department of Bioengineering

    Molecular Neuroscience Department: Computational and experimental approaches to the biophysical and biochemical mechanisms of long term memory storage, understanding the cellular and molecular events underlying the discrimination of spatio-temporal patterns by neurons


  • Ted Dumas

    Ted Dumas

    Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Krasnow Institute

    Neural substrates of memory, neural and cognitive development, stress and behavioral control, real-time brain activity focus in a multidisciplinary setting


  • Jane M Flinn

    Jane M Flinn

    Associate Professor

    Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience: The role of metals in learning, including fear conditioning and Alzheimer's disease.

  • Karl Fryxell

    Karl Fryxell

    Associate Professor, School of Systems Biology


  • Pamela M. Greenwood

    Pamela M. Greenwood

    Associate Professor

    Genetic modulation of cognitive and brain aging, interventions for cognitive aging (behavioral and non-invasive brain stimulation).


  • Daniel E Houser

    Daniel E Houser



    Experimental statistics and methods, emotion and individual differences, political economy


  • Nadine Kabbani

    Nadine Kabbani

    Associate Professor, School of Systems Biology, Associate Director of the Interdepartmental Program in Neuroscience

    Proteomic organization, evolution of signaling networks in neurons

  • Frank Krueger

    Frank Krueger

    Associate Professor | Chief, Social Cognition and Interaction: Functional Imaging (SCI:FI) Lab

    Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience: Social Cognition & Prosocial Behaviors


  • Kevin A McCabe

    Kevin A McCabe


    Experimental economics, economics theory, industrial organization

  • Craig McDonald

    Craig McDonald

    Associate Professor

    Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience: Executive control, performance monitoring, selective attention


  • Matthew S. Peterson

    Matthew S. Peterson

    Associate Professor

    Human Factors/Applied Cognition: Visual attention, eye movements, working memory, attentional control, brain plasticity, and cognitive training


  • Kathy C. Richards

    Kathy C. Richards

    Assistant Professor, Assistant Dean of the Doctoral Division and Research Development


  • Siddhartha Sikdar

    Siddhartha Sikdar

    Assistant Professor

  • Robert F Smith

    Robert F Smith


    Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience: The effects of adolescent drug consumption, especially nicotine.


  • James C Thompson

    James C Thompson

    Associate Professor

    Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience: Examining how we recognize human movement and make sense of other peoples' actions and how this can be applied in specialized settings such as surveillance and in conditions in which human movement recognition may be impaired.