Areas of Research Focus

The faculty in the Department of Neuroscience study the nervous system from many perspectives, from the isolation and study of molecules and cells mediating neural function and development, to the study of the cellular ensembles engaged in high-level neural processing in the normal and diseased nervous system. The following is a listing of our faculty by major research themes:

Research Area

Faculty

Addiction

Marieta Heaton
Habibeh Khoshbouei

Brain Aging & Memory Loss

Jennifer Bizon
Sara Burke
Tom Foster
Benoit Giasson
Todd Golde
Jada Lewis
Leonid Moroz
Matt Sarkisian
Wolfgang Jake Streit

Neurodegeneration

David Borchelt
Ben Giasson
Todd Golde
Habibeh Khoshbouei
Jada Lewis
Ron Mandel
Lucia Notterpek
Sue Semple-Rowland
Wolfgang Jake Streit

Fundamental Neuroscience

Stephen Blackband
David Borchelt
Sara Burke
Eduardo Candelario-Jalil
Jada Lewis
Ron Mandel
Jeremy McIntyre
Leonid Moroz
Harry Nick
Lucia Notterpek
Paul Reier
Louis Ritz
Matt Sarkisian
Sue Semple-Rowland
Wolfgang Jake Streit

Traumatic Injury

Eduardo Candelario-Jalil
Harry Nick
Paul Reier