Research Faculty

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Susan J. Birren
Professor of Neurobiology
781-736-2680 Shapiro Science Center 1-06A

Developmental Neurobiology

Alexandre Bisson, Assistant Professor of Biology
Alexandre Bisson
Assistant Professor of Biology
781-736-4923 Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center 519

Cellular Organization and Behavior in the Archaea domain of life.

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Paul Garrity
Professor of Biology
781-736-3127 Shapiro Science Center 2-16

Neural development and behavior

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Bruce Goode
Professor of Biology
781-736-2464 Rosenstiel 532

Cytoskeletal mechanisms controlling cell morphogenesis

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Leslie Griffith
Professor of Biology
Director of the Volen National Center for Complex Systems
781-736-3125 Shapiro Science Center 2-06B

Biochemistry of synaptic plasticity

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James Haber
Abraham and Etta Goodman Professor of Biology
Director, Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center
781-736-2462 Rosenstiel Basic Medical Science Research Center 302

Repair of broken chromosomes and triggering of the DNA damage response

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Liz Hedstrom
Professor of Biology and Chemistry
781-736-2333 Kosow-Wolfson-Rosensweig Biochemistry 112

Antimicrobial design; targeted protein degradation; TSC2 activators; enzyme structure-function studies.

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Sebastian Kadener
Associate Professor of Biology
781-736-4915 Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center 332

Molecular Neurobiology and RNA metabolism

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Amy S.Y. Lee
Assistant Professor of Biology
781-736-4951 Rosenstiel 441

mRNA translation in cellular differentiation and disease

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Susan Lovett
Abraham S. and Gertrude Burg Professor of Microbiology
781-736-2497 Rosenstiel 337

Genetics and molecular biology of bacteria and yeast.

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Eve Marder
University Professor
Victor and Gwendolyn Beinfield Professor of Biology
781-736-3140 Volen National Center for Complex Systems 314

Modulation of Neural Networks

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Michael Marr
Associate Professor of Biology
781-736-2481 Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center 334

Gene Expression in Cellular Stress Responses

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Paul Miller
Associate Professor of Biology
781-736-2890 Volen National Center for Complex Systems 317

Computational and theoretical neuroscience

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Sacha Nelson
Gyula and Katica Tauber Professor of Life Science
781-736-3181 Carl J. Shapiro Science Center 1-21

Physiological genomics of the mammalian neocortex

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Suzanne Paradis
Associate Professor of Biology
781-736-5305 Shapiro Science Center 1-08A

Molecular mechanisms of synaptic development.

Guillermina Ramirez-San Juan
Guillermina Ramirez-San Juan
Assistant Professor of Biology and Physics

Biophysical mechanisms underlying flow generation by cilia arrays.

Guillermina Ramirez-San Juan will be starting at Brandeis September 2020.

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Avital Rodal
Associate Professor of Biology
781-736-2459 Rosenstiel 528

Endosomal Membrane Traffic in Neurons.

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Michael Rosbash
Peter Gruber Endowed Chair in Neuroscience, Professor of Biology,
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator
781-736-3160 Shapiro Science Center 2-24B

Circadian Rhythms, Behavior, and Gene Expression.

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Piali Sengupta
Professor of Neurobiology
Chair, Biology
781-736-2686 Carl J. Shapiro Science Center 2-08A

Behavioral and neuronal development in C. elegans.

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Neil Simister
Associate Professor of Biology
Director, Professional Science Master's Program in Biotechnology
781-736-4952 Bassine Science Building 203

Molecular immunology. Antibody transport.

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Gina Turrigiano
Joseph Levitan Professor of Vision Science
781-736-2684 Carl J. Shapiro Science Center 1-28

Activity-dependent regulation of neuronal properties.

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Stephen Van Hooser
Associate Professor of Biology
781-736-2721 Bassine Biology Building 326

Development and function of cortical circuits

Teaching Faculty

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Colleen Hitchcock
Associate Professor of Ecology
781-736-2634 Rabb Graduate Center 353

Community ecology, phenology and climate change

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Melissa Kosinski-Collins
Professor of Biology
781-736-3126 Carl J. Shapiro Science Center 0-16A

Biology Education

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Elaine Lai
Senior Lecturer
Senior Scientist in Biology
781-736-3152 Bassine Biology Building 406

Gene expression, cell differentiation and programmed cell death.

Maria de Boef Miara
Maria de Boef Miara
Assistant Professor of Biology
Master's Advising Head for MCB and Neuroscience
781-736-3106 Bassine Science Building 119

Comparative Anatomy, Evolution, Physiology, BiomechanicsComparative Anatomy, Evolution Physiology, Biomechanics

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James Morris
Professor of Biology
781-736-3119 Bassine Science Building 214

Evolution, genetics, epigenetics, history of science, and science education.

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Dan L. Perlman
Professor of Biology and Environmental Studies
Chair of Environmental Studies
781-736-2687 Rabb Graduate Center 347

Ecology, conservation biology, animal behavior.

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Kene Piasta
Assistant Professor of Biology
Senior Research / Honors Coordinator
781-736-3159 Shapiro Science Center 016E

Biology education and protein structure-function

rachel woodruff
Rachel Woodruff
Assistant Professor of Biology
781-736-3189 Bassine Biology Building 202

Teaching Genetics and Genomic and Molecular Biotechnology

Faculty Emeriti

David DeRosier
David DeRosier
Professor Emeritus of Biology

Super-resolution light microscopy and the structure of the synapse

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Chandler Fulton
Professor Emeritus of Biology

Cell Differentiation, Centrioles, and Cell Death. Epigenetic regulation of gene expression in Naegleria.

Jeff Hall, Professor Emeritus of Biology
Jeff Hall
Professor Emeritus of Biology

Drosophila Neurogenetics

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Kenneth C. Hayes
Professor Emeritus of Biology

Comparative nutritional pathophysiology in man and animals. Lipoprotein metabolism and atherogenesis, diabetes and obesity.

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Joan Press
Professor Emerita of Biology

Developmental immunology and immunogenetics.

Judith Tsipis, Professor Emerita of Biology
Judith Tsipis
Professor Emerita of Biology

Genetic counseling.

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Lawrence Wangh
Professor Emeritus of Biology

Mammalian embryogenesis. Gene expression in single cells.

Kalpana White
Professor Emerita of Biology

Neural Development