Neuroscience Program

Postdoctoral Training Faculty

Anne Berry, Psychology
Anne Berry
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Volen Center for Complex Systems
781-736-3278 Lemberg Hall, 101

Expertise: Cognitive neuroscience, executive function, neuromodulator systems (dopamine, acetylcholine), aging

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Susan J. Birren
Zalman Abraham Kekst Professor in Neuroscience
781-736-2680 Shapiro Science Center 1-06A

Expertise: Developmental neurobiology. 

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

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

Thomas Fai
Thomas Fai
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
781-736-3064 Goldsmith 208

Expertise: Scientific computing, fluid dynamics, and mathematical biology.

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

Expertise: Neural development and behavior. 

Christine Grienberger

Expertise: Understanding how the brain is able to produce learned behaviors. 

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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.

Angela Gutchess
Angela Gutchess
Professor of Psychology
781-736-3247 Lemberg Hall, 106

Expertise: Cognitive and social neuroscience; influence of age and culture on memory. lab website

James Howard
James Howard
Assistant Professor of Psychology
781-736-3252 Brown Social Science Center, 89-108

Expertise: Cognitive neuroscience, reward, learning, decision-making, chemosensation. lab website

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

Expertise: Neural mechanisms of learning and memory-guided behavior in the mammalian brain. lab website

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

Expertise: 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

Expertise: Neural dynamics of gustatory perception and learning. lab website

Yerbol Z. Kurmangaliyev
Yerbol Z. Kurmangaliyev
Assistant Professor of Biology
781-736-4907 Rosenstiel 544

Expertise: Genomics of brain development

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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

Expertise: Modulation of neural networks. 

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

Expertise: Computational and theoretical neuroscience.

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

Expertise: Physiological genomics of the mammalian neocortex. 

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

Expertise: Molecular mechanisms of synaptic development. 

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

Expertise: 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

Expertise: Circadian rhythms, behavior, and gene expression. 

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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: Behavioral and neuronal development in C. elegans. 

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

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

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

Expertise: Activity-dependent regulation of neuronal properties. 

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

Expertise: Development and function of cortical circuits.