Graduate Faculty

Use our searchable database to find faculty mentors.  Students pursuing neuroscience research can work with researchers from across the University of Florida campus. Students can search by name, department, center or the key words listed below. 

  • Alzheimer’s Disease 
  • Brain Aging
  • Behavior
  • Cognition
  • Computational Neuroscience
  • Epilepsy
  • Gene Therapy
  • Memory
  • Movement Disorders
  • Neural Injury
  • Neural Development
  • Neurodegenerative Disease
  • Neurogenetics
  • Neurophysiology
  • Neuroplasticity
  • Neuropharmacology
  • Psychiatric Disorders
  • Neuromuscular Disorders
  • Neuro-oncology
  • Neurorehabilitation
  • Neuroimaging
  • Pain
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Perception
  • Physiology
  • Sensory Neuroscience
  • Stress
  • Stroke
  • Substance Use Disorders & Addiction
  • Lysosomal Disorders
  • Microbiome
NameDepartmentCenterResearch Interests
Jose F. Abisambra

Jose Abisambra
NeuroscienceCenter for Translational Research and Neurodegenerative Disease (CTRND)

Cognitive Aging & Memory Center (CAM)
Alzheimer's Disease; Neurodegenerative disease;
Neural Injury; Neurophysiology
Karina Alviña

Karina Alvina
NeuroscienceCognitive Aging & Memory Center (CAM)Alzheimer's Disease; Dementia; Brain Aging; Memory; Cognition; Psychiatric Disorders; Neural development; Neurodegenerative Disease; Stress; Neural Injury; Neurophysiology
Patrick J. Antonelli

Patrick J. Antonelli
OtolaryngologySensory Neuroscience
John D. Ash

John D. Ash
OphthalmologySensory Neuroscience; Gene Therapy
Jennifer L. Bizon

Jennifer Bizon
NeuroscienceCognitive Aging & Memory Center (CAM)

Center for Smell & Taste

Center for Respiratory Research and Rehabilitation (CRRR)
Substance Use Disorders and Addiction; Brain Aging; Memory; Cognition; Behavior; Alzheimer's Disease; Neuropharmacology;
Perception; Stress; Neuroplasticity
Steven J. Blackband

Steven J. Blackband
NeuroscienceNeuroimaging
David C. Bloom

David C. Bloom
Molecular Genetics & MicrobiologyGene Therapy
Donald C. Bolser

Donald C. Bolser
Physiological SciencesCenter for Respiratory Research and Rehabilitation (CRRR)Neuropharmacology, Neurophysiology, Physiology
David R. Borchelt

David Borchelt
NeuroscienceCenter for Translational Research and Neurodegenerative Disease (CTRND)Alzheimer's Disease; Memory; Neurodegenerative Disease; Neuromuscular Disorders; Parkinson's Disease; Neurogenetics
Prodip K. Bose

Prodip K. Bose
Physiological SciencesNeural Injury; Neurorehabilitation; Neuroimaging
Shannon E. Boye

Shannon E. Boye
OphthalmologyDivision of Cellular and Molecular TherapeuticsSensory Neuroscience;
Adriaan W. Bruijnzeel

Adriaan W Bruijnzeel
PsychiatrySubstance Use Disorders & Addiction; Neuropharmacology
Sara N. Burke

Sara Burke
NeuroscienceCognitive Aging & Memory Center (CAM)

Center for Smell and Taste
Alzheimer's Disease; Neuroplasticity; Behavior; Cognition; Neurophysiology; Perception; Memory; Brain Aging
Eduardo Candelario-Jalil

Eduardo Candelario-Jalil
NeuroscienceCognition; Stroke; Brain Aging; Neural Injury; Behavior
Robert M. Caudle

Robert Caudle
Oral and Maxillofacial SurgerySubstance Use Disorders & Addiction; Physiology; Pain; Sensory Neuroscience
Paramita Chakrabarty

Paramita Chakrabarty
NeuroscienceCenter for Translational Research and Neurodegenerative Disease (CTRND)

Cognitive Aging & Memory Center (CAM)
Alzheimer's Disease; Dementia; Gene Therapy;
Neurodegenerative disease
Vijayendran Chandran

Vijayendran Chandran
PediatricsNeural Development;
Neurodegenerative disease;
Neurogenetics;
Movement Disorders;
Neuromuscular Disorders;
Neural Injury
Brian Y. Cooper

Brian Cooper
Dentistry, Oral & Maxillofacial SurgeryPain
Erica A. Dale

Erica Dale
NeuroscienceCenter for Respiratory Research and Rehabilitation (CRRR)Neurodegenerative disease;
Movement Disorders;
Neuromuscular Disorders;
Physiology; Neurorehabilitation
Paul W. Davenport

Paul W Davenport
Physiological SciencesNeural Injury; Neuromuscular Disorders;Physiology; Neurorehabiilitation
Steven T. DeKosky

Steven DeKosky
Neurology/MBICognitive Aging & Memory Center (CAM)Alzheimer's Disease; Behavior; Cognition; Memory; Brain Aging
Loic Deleyrolle

Loic Deleyrolle
NeurosurgeryNeuro-oncology
Darragh P. Devine

Darragh Devine
PsychologyPsychiatric Disorders;
Cognition; Behavior;
Neuropharmacology; Neural Development
Astra Dinculescu

Astra Dinculescu
OphthalmologySensory Neuroscience
Mingzhou Ding

Mingzhou Ding
Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical EngineeringCognitive Aging & Memory Center (CAM)Alzheimer's Disease; Behavior; Cognition; Brain Aging; Cognition; Pain; Parkinson's Disease; Neuroimaging
Sylvain Doré

Sylvain Dore
Anesthesiology, Neurology, Psychiatry, NeuroscienceCenter for Translational Research and Neurodegenerative Disease (CTRND)Alzheimer's Disease; Brain Aging; Cognition; Gene Therapy; Memory; Stroke;
Neural Injury
Daniel J. Driscoll

Daniel J. Driscoll
Peds GeneticsNeurogenetics
Matthew Farrer

Matthew Farrer
NeurologyCenter for Translational Research and Neurodegenerative Disease (CTRND)

Norman Fixel Institute of Neurological Disease

Cognitive Aging & Memory Center (CAM)
Alzheimer's Disease; Cognition; Epilepsy; Neurodegenerative disease; Neurogenetics; Movement disorders; Parkinson's Disease
Marcelo Febo

Marcelo Febo
PsychiatryCenter for Addiction Research and Education (CARE)

Cognitive Aging & Memory Center (CAM)
Substance Use Disorders and Addiction; Alzheimer's Disease; Behavior; Cognition; Neurodegenerative Disease;
Neuroimaging;
Neuropharmacology;
Neural Injury
Catherine Flores

Catherine Flores
NeurosurgeryNeuro-oncology
Thomas C. Foster

Thomas Foster
Neuroscience and Genetics and Genomics ProgramCognitive Aging & Memory Center (CAM)Behavior; Cognition
Brain Aging; Gene Therapy;
Memory; Neurogenetics; Neuroplasticity
Charles J. Frazier

Charles J. Frazier
Pharmacodynamics (College of Pharmacy)Neurophysiology; Brain Aging; Substance Use Disorders and Addiction
Benoit Giasson

Benoit Giasson
NeuroscienceCenter for Translational Research and Neurodegenerative Disease (CTRND)

Normal Fixel Institute of Neurological Disease
Alzheimer's Disease; Movement Disorders;
Parkinson's disease;
Todd E. Golde

Todd Golde
NeuroscienceCenter for Translational Research and Neurodegenerative Disease (CTRND)Alzheimer's Disease; Brain Aging; Cognition; Gene Therapy; Neurodegenerative disease; Pain; Stress
Aysegul Gunduz

Aysegul Gunduz
J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical EngineeringNorman Fixel Institute of Neurological DiseaseBehavior; Cognition; computational neuroscience; neurophysiology
Jeffrey K. Harrison

Jeffrey K Harrison
Pharmacology & TherapeuticsNeuro-oncology
Linda F. Hayward

Linda F Hayward
Physiological SciencesSubstance Use Disorders and Addiction, Stress, Neuroimaging, Neurophysiology, Physiology, Microbiome
Marieta B. Heaton

Marieta B Heaton
NeuroscienceSubstance Use Disorders and Addiction;
Christopher Hess

Christopher Hess
NeurologyDeep Brain Stimulation;
Neurodegenerative Diseases; Movement Disorders; Parkinson's Disease
Jacqueline A. Hobbs

Jacqueline A. Hobbs
PsychiatryPsychiatric Disorders
Brad E. Hoffman

Brad E Hoffman
PediatricsGene Therapy
Brian L. Hoh

Brian Hoh
NeurosurgeryStroke, Neuro-oncology
Daniel J. Hoh

Daniel J. Hoh
NeurosurgeryInjury, Neuro-oncology, Neurorehablitation
Michael Jaffee

Michael Jaffee
NeurologyCenter for Respiratory Research and Rehabilitation (CRRR)

Norman Fixel Institute of Neurological Disease
Alzheimer's Disease; Behavior; Cognition; Neurodegenerative Disease; Neuropharmacology;
Neurorehabilitation; Neural Injury
Christopher G. Janus

Christopher Janus
NeuroscienceCenter for Translational Research and Neurodegenerative Disease (CTRND)Alzheimer's Disease; Behavior; Cognition; Memory
Sara Jo Nixon

Sara Jo Nixon
PsychiatryCenter for Addiction Research and Education (CARE)Substance Use Disorders & Addiction; Behavior Cognition; Brain Aging; Physiology; Neuropsychology; Neuroimaging
Richard Johnson

Richard Johnson
Physiological SciencesNeurophysiology, physiology, sensory neuroscience, injury
Jack W. Judy

Jack W Judy
Electrical/Computer EngineeringComputational neuroscience
Peter B. Kang

Peter B. Kang
Pediatric NeurologyNeuromuscular Disorders
Maureen Keller-Wood

Maureen Keller-Wood
Dean's OfficePhysiology, stress
Habibeh Khoshbouei

Habibeh Khoshbouei
NeuroscienceCenter for Addiction Research and Education (CARE)Substance Use Disorders and Addiction; Behavior; Cognition; Brain Aging; Neurophysiology
Eric Krause

Eric Krause
PharmacodynamicsSubstance Use Disorders and Addiction;
Psychiatric Diseases;
Physiology;
Neuropharmacology;
Stress; Psychiatric Disorders; Psychology
Ashok Kumar

Ashok Kumar
NeuroscienceCognitive Aging & Memory Center (CAM)Behavior; Cognition; Brain Aging; Cognition; Neuroplasticity; Memory; Neurophysiology
Damon G. Lamb

Damon Lamb
PsychiatryCenter for OCD, Anxiety and Related Disorders (COARD)

Cognitive Aging and Memory Center (CAM)
Alzheimer's Disease;
Cognition; Brain Aging;
Neurorehabilitation;
Psychiatric Disorders; Computational Neuroscience
Yona R. Levites

Yona Levites
NeuroscienceCenter for Translational Research and Neurodegenerative Disease (CTRND)Gene Therapy;
Neurodegenerative disease;
Neurogenetics;
Movement Disorders
Ben Lewis

Ben Lewis
PsychiatryCenter for Addiction Research and Education (CARE)Substance Use Disorders and Addiction; Behavior; Cognition;Brain Aging; Neurorehabilitation; Computational neuroscience;
Neurophysiology; Neuropsychology; Perception
Mark H. Lewis

Mark Lewis
PsychiatryCenter for OCD, Anxiety and Related Disorders (COARD)Behavior; Cognition; Psychiatric disorders
Jada Lewis

Jada Lewis
NeuroscienceCenter for Translational Research and Neurodegenerative Disease (CTRND);

Cognitive Aging & Memory Center (CAM);

Center for Respiratory Research and Rehabilitation (CRRR)
Alzheimer's Disease; Lysosomal Disorders
Yuqing Li

Yuqing Li
NeurologyAlzheimer's Disease;
Behavior; Cognition; Brain Aging; Neurorehabilitation
Psychiatric Disorders
Paul J. Linser

PAUL J. LINSER
Anatomy and Cell BiologyWhitney labAging; sensory neuroscience
Joanna R. Long

Joanna Long
Biochemistry & Molecular BiologyBrain aging; Neurophysiology; Neuroimaging
Gustavo Maegawa

Gustavo Maegawa
PediatricsLysosomal Disorders, Neurogenetics, Neurodevelopment, Neurodegeneration
Ron J. Mandel

Ron Mandel
NeuroscienceGene Therapy; Parkinson's disease; Psychiatric Disease
Thomas H. Mareci

Thomas Mareci
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyAlzheimer's disease; cognition;Epilepsy; Neurodegenerative disease; Movement Disorders;
Parkinson's Disease;
Neural Injury; Neuroimaging
Christopher J. Martyniuk

Christopher J Martyniuk
Physiological SciencesNeurodegeneration, microbiome, neurotoxicity
Anatoly E. Martynyuk

Anatoly E Martynyuk
AnesthesiologyPsychiatric Disorders; Neural Development
Carol Mathews

Carol Mathews
PsychiatryCenter for OCD, Anxiety and Related Disorders (COARD)Psychiatric Disorders
Behavior; Cognition; Neurogenetics
Andrew P. Maurer

Andrew Maurer
NeuroscienceCognitive Aging & Memory Center (CAM)

Center for Addiction Research and Education (CARE)
Substance Use Disorders &amp Addiction; Alzheimer's Disease; Behavior; Cognition;
Psychiatric Diseases; Neurophysiology; Computational Neuroscience; Brain Aging
Nikolaus McFarland

Nikolaus McFarland
NeurologyCenter for Translational Research and Neurodegenerative Disease (CTRND)

Norman Fixel Institute of Neurological Disease
Neurodegenerative disease; Movement Disorders
Jeremy C. McIntyre

Jeremy McIntyre
NeuroscienceCenter for Smell & Taste

Center for Addiction Research and Education (CARE)
Substance Use Disorders and Addiction; Sensory Neuroscience; Perception;
Gene Therapy; Neurogenetics;
Neurophysiology; Neural Development
Aaron Mickle

Aaron Mickle
Physiological SciencesNeurophysiology; Sensory Neuroscience;
Pain; Neural Injury
Duane A. Mitchell

Duane Mitchell
NeurosurgeryGene Therapy;
Neuro-oncology; Neural Injury
Gordon S. Mitchell

Gordon Mitchell
Physical TherapyCenter for Respiratory Research and Rehabilitation (CRRR)

Cognitive Aging & Memory Center (CAM)
Brain Aging;
Neurorehabilitation;
Neuromuscular Disorders;
Neuroplasticity; Neurophysiology;
Neural Injury
Leonid L. Moroz

Leonid Moroz
NeuroscienceNeuroplasticity;
Cognition; Memory
Neurogenetics;
Neurophysiology
Steven D. Munger

Steven Munger
Pharmacology and TherapeuticsCenter for Smell & TasteSensory Neuroscience; Perception
John K. Neubert

John Neubert
OrthodonticsSubstance Use Disorders and Addiction; Pain
Harry S. Nick

Harry Nick
NeuroscienceAlzheimer's Disease; Cognition;
Neurogenetics; Stroke
Michael S. Okun

Michael Okun
NeurologyNorman Fixel Institute of Neurological DiseaseBehavior; Cognition;
Neurophysiology; Movement Disorders; Parkinson's Disease
Kevin Otto

Kevin Otto
Biomedical EngineeringCenter for Respiratory Research and Rehabilitation (CRRR)

Norman Fixel Institute of Neurological Disease
Behavior; Cognition;
Computational neuroscience; Neurophysiology; Neural Injury
Karim Oweiss

Karim Oweiss
Electrical and Computer EngineeringCenter for Respiratory Research and Rehabilitation (CRRR)Alzheimer's Disease; Behavior; Cognition; Neurophysiology; Memory;
Neurogenetics; Movement Disorders; Neuromuscular Disorders; Parkinson's Disease; Perception;
Sensory Neuroscience; Pain;
Neural Injury
Roger L. Papke

Roger Papke
Pharmacology and TherapeuticsCenter for Addiction Research and Education (CARE)Substance Use Disorders & Addiction; Alzheimer's Disease; Neurophysiology;
Neuropsychopharmacology;
Pain
Stefan Prokop

Stefan Prokop


PathologyCenter for Translational Research and Neurodegenerative Diisease (CTRND)Alzheimer's Disease; Cognition; Neurodegenerative disease;
Movement Disorders;
Neuromuscular Disorders;
Neuro-oncology; Parkinson's Disease
Maryam Rahman

Maryam Rahman
NeurosurgeryCenter for Translational Research and Neurodegenerative Disease (CTRND)Neuro-oncology; Brain cancer
Laura P. Ranum

Laura P Ranum
Molecular Genetics & MicrobiologyNeurogenetics; Movement Disorders
Brent A. Reynolds

Brent Reynolds
NeurosurgeryNeuro-oncology;
Leah R. Reznikov

Leah Reznikov
Physiological SciencesCenter for Respiratory Research and Rehabilitation (CRRR)Neural Injury; Neuromuscular Disorders; Neurophysiology
Psychiatric Diseases
Diego E. Rincon-Limas

Diego Rincon-Limas
NeurologyCenter for Translational Research and Neurodegenerative Disease (CTRND)Alzheimer's Disease; Neurodegenerative disease;
Neurogenetics
Steven N. Roper

Steven N Roper
NeurosurgeryEpilepsy, Neuro-oncology
Matt R. Sarkisian

Matt Sarkisian
NeuroscienceBrain Aging; Neural Development; Neurogenetics;
Neuro-oncology
Elias J. Sayour

Elias Sayour
NeurosurgeryNeuro-oncology;
Susan Semple-Rowland

Susan Semple-Rowland
NeuroscienceGene Therapy;
Neurodegenerative Disease;
Perception; Sensory Neuroscience; Neural Development
Barry Setlow

Barry Setlow
PsychiatryCenter for Addiction Research and Education (CARE)

Cognitive Aging & Memory Center (CAM)
Substance Use Disorders and Addiction;
Behavior; Cognition;
Memory; Neuropsychopharmacology;
Psychiatric Disease
Alex A. Sheremet

Alex Sheremet
Civil & Coastal EngineeringComputational neuroscience
W. Clay Smith

W. Clay Smith
OphthalmologySensory Neuroscience; Gene Therapy
Wolfgang J. Streit

Wolfgang J Streit
NeuroscienceAlzheimer's Disease; Neurodegenerative disease
Maurice S. Swanson

Maurice Swanson
Molecular Genetics & MicrobiologyCenter for NeuroGenetics (CNG)Cognition; Gene Therapy; Neurodegenerative disease;
Neurogenetics; Movement Disorders; Neuromuscular Disorders
Malú Gámez Tansey

Malu Tansey
NeuroscienceCenter for Translational Research and Neurodegenerative Diisease (CTRND)

Norman Fixel Institute of Neurological Disease

Cognitive Aging & Memory Center (CAM)
Alzheimer's Disease; Psychiatric Diseases;
Memory; Cognition;
Neurodegenerative disease;
Parkinson's Disease Microbiome; lysosome disorders
David D. Tran

David D. Tran
NeurosurgeryGene Therapy; Neuro-oncology
Thomas W. Vickroy

Thomas Vickroy
Physiological SciencesNeuropharmacology; Physiology
Eric Vitriol

Eric Vitriol
Anatomy & Cell BiologyCenter for Translational Research and Neurodegenerative Diisease (CTRND)Neurodegenerative disease;
Neuromuscular Disorders
Aparna A. Wagle Shukla

Aparna A Wagle Shukla
NeurologyParkinson's disease; neural injury; Psychiatric Disorders
Kevin K. Wang

Kevin Wang
Emergency Medicine / Psychiatry / Neuroscience / ChemistrySubstance Use Disorders and Addiction;
Alzheimer's Disease;
Neurorehabilitation;
Neurodegenerative disease;
Stress; Neural Injury;
Brandon Warren

Brandon Warren
PharmacodynamicsCenter for Addiction Research and Education (CARE)Substance Use Disorders and Addiction; Psychiatric Disease;
Behavior; Cognition
Neuropsychopharmacology;
Stress
John B. Williamson

John Williamson
PsychiatryCognitive Aging & Memory Center (CAM);

Center for OCD, Anxiety and Related Disorders (COARD)
Alzheimer's Disease; Psychiatric Disease;
Behavior; Cognition; Brain Aging; Neurorehabilitation
Charles E. Wood

Charles E Wood
Physiology Functional GenomicsMicrobiome; Stress
Adam J. Woods

Adam Woods
Clinical & Health PsychologyCognitive Aging & Memory Center (CAM)Alzheimer's Disease; Behavior; Brain Aging; Cognition; Memory; Neurodegenerative disease; Neurophysiology; Neuropsychology;
Neurorehabilitation;
Pain; Perception; Neural Injury
James Wymer

James Wymer
NeurologyNeuromuscular disorders; Epilepsy; Neurodegeneration
Roberto T. Zori

Roberto T Zori
Pediatric GeneticsCognition, Behavior, Neurogenetics

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