Faculty & Research

Group photo of Neuroscience faculty

Research Faculty

Anne Berry, Psychology
Anne Berry
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Volen Center for Complex Systems
781-736-3278 Lemberg Hall, 101
Cognitive neuroscience, executive function, neuromodulator systems (dopamine, acetylcholine), aging
Susan Birren
Susan J. Birren
Professor of Neurobiology
781-736-3451 Carl J. Shapiro Science Center, 1-06A

Developmental neurobiology

Paul DiZio
Paul DiZio
Associate Professor of Psychology
781-736-2043 Rabb Graduate Center, 5

Human spatial orientation and motor control

Irving Epstein, Professor of Chemistry
Irving Epstein
Henry F. Fischbach Professor of Chemistry
781-736-2503 Carl J. Shapiro Science Center, 3-09

Nonlinear chemical dynamics. Mathematical modeling of biochemical kinetics and neural systems.

Paul Garrity
Paul Garrity
Professor of Biology
781-736-3127 Carl J. Shapiro Science Center, 2-16

Neural development and behavior

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

The Biochemistry of Behavior

Jennifer Gutsell
Jennifer Gutsell
Assistant Professor Psychology and of the Volen National Center for Complex Systems
781-736-3308 Volen National Center for Complex Systems, 220

Self-control; empathy and environmentalism

Shantanu Jadhav
Shantanu Jadhav
Assistant Professor of Psychology and of the Volen National Center for Complex Systems
781-736-3147 Bassine Science Building, 301

Neural mechanisms of learning and memory-guided behavior in the mammalian brain

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

Molecular Neurobiology and RNA metabolism

Donald Katz
Donald Katz
Professor of Neuroscience and of the Volen National Center for Complex Systems
781-736-3268 Bassine Science Building, 345

Neural dynamics of gustatory perception and learning

James Lackner
James Lackner
Meshulam and Judith Riklis Professor of Physiology
781-736-2033 Rabb Graduate Center, 4

Spatial orientation. Human movement control. Adaptation to spaceflight and autonomous vehicles.

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

Modulation of Neural Networks

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

Computational and theoretical neuroscience

Sacha Nelson, Neuroscience Professor
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

Daniel Oprian
Daniel Oprian
Louis and Bessie Rosenfield Professor of Biochemistry
781-736-2322 Volen National Center for Complex Systems, 407

Structure-function studies of visual pigments and other cell surface receptors.

Suzanne Paradis, Neuroscience
Suzanne Paradis
Associate Professor of Biology
781-736-5305 Carl J. Shapiro Science Center, 1-08A

Molecular mechanisms of synaptic development

Avital Rodal
Avital Rodal
Associate Professor of Biology
781-736-2459 Rosenstiel Basic Medical Science Research Center, 528

Endosomal Membrane Traffic in Neurons

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

Circadian Rhythms, Behavior, and Gene Expression

Robert Sekuler
Robert Sekuler
Louis and Frances Salvage Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience
781-736-3277 Volen National Center for Complex Systems, 244

Visual perception. Cognitive processes.

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

Neurogenetics of sensory behaviors

Hannah Snyder
Hannah Snyder
Assistant Professor of Psychology
781-736-3272 Lemberg Hall, 102

Executive function

Jonathan Touboul, Mathematics
Jonathan Touboul
Associate Professor of Mathematics
781-736-3080 Goldsmith Building, 303

Modeling and mathematical analysis of systems inspired by brain’s activity

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

Homeostasis and Neural Circuit Plasticity and Function

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

Development and function of cortical circuits

Teaching Faculty

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, biomechanics

Emeriti Faculty

Arthur Wingfield
Arthur Wingfield
Professor Emeritus of Psychology
781-736-3270 Volen National Center for Complex Systems, 363

Human memory