Contact Us

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

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

Expertise: Homeostasis and Neural Circuit Plasticity and Function

Master's Advising Head

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

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

Expertise: Computational and theoretical neuroscience

Administration

Heather Felton
Department Administrator
781-736-4871 Volen National Center for Complex Systems 209
Tre Alexander
Department Coordinator
781-736-4845 Volen National Center for Complex Systems 206
Division of Science Graduate Affairs
781-736-4850 Kosow-Wolfson-Rosensweig Building RK02

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: 781-736-2302
Fax: 781-736-2349