Faculty Research

Check out the game-changing research being conducted in Brandeis labs and in the field.

Suzanne Paradis

Biologist Suzanne Paradis' lab suppressed seizures in mice by changing the connections between neurons.

Sara Shostak

Associate Professor of Sociology Sara Shostak’s current research focuses on urban agriculture in New England cities.

John Lisman

The finding by the lab of John Lisman '66, the DZalman Abraham Kekst Chair in Neuroscience and Professor of Biology, answers one of the most enduring questions in neuroscience. It also opens the possibility of one day editing our memories. We are saddened by the recent news of our colleague John Lisman. See the note from Provost Lisa Lynch about John's passing.

Karen Hansen

In July 2017, Professor of Sociology Karen Hansen became just the second person to serve as the director of the Women's Studies Research Center at Brandeis since it was established in 2001.

Andrew Kolodny

On NPR's All Things Considered, Heller's Andrew Kolodny discusses the various factors that drive a racial divide in the opioid epidemic in the U.S.