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Program Chair

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

Expertise: Physiological genomics of the mammalian neocortex

Graduate Advising Head

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

Expertise: Developmental neurobiology.

Graduate Admissions Head

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

Expertise: Biochemistry of synaptic plasticity. lab website

Master's Advising Head - Fall 2022

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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

Expertise: Molecular immunology, antibody transport.

Undergraduate Advising Head - Fall 2022

Master's Advising Head - Spring 2023

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

Expertise: Comparative anatomy, evolution, physiology, biomechanics.

Undergraduate Advising Head

Piali Sengupta, Professor of Biology, Brandeis University
Piali Sengupta
Harold and Bernice Davis Chair in Aging and Neurodegenerative Disease
Professor of Biology
781-736-2686 Carl J. Shapiro Science Center, 2-08A

Expertise: Neurogenetics of sensory behaviors

Undergraduate Advising Head - Spring 2023

Nathalie Vladis

Expertise: Neuroscience, aging, biostatistics, biomedical informatics, data visualization, biomedical education, academic development.

Neuroscience UAH for Fall 2022 & Spring 2023. For advising: neurouah@brandeis.edu. Book a meeting.

Administration

Tre Alexander
Department Coordinator
781-736-4845 Volen National Center for Complex Systems 206
Erin Bailey
Department Administrator
(781)-736-4873 Volen National Center for Complex Systems 206

Daniel Bellow
Academic Administrator
Volen National Center for Complex System 206
Division of Science Graduate Affairs
781-736-2352 Kosow-Wolfson-Rosensweig Building RK02
Hours: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Office Locations

Neuroscience Administrative Office

Volen 206
MS 013
Brandeis University
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02453-2728
Phone: 781-736-4870
Fax: 781-736-2398

Division of Science Graduate Affairs Office

Ros-Kos Connector, Room 3-RK02 
MS 009
Brandeis University
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02454-9110

Phone: 781-736-2352
Fax: 781-736-2349
Hours: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM