Faculty Research

Check out the game-changing research being conducted in Brandeis labs and in the field.

Piali Sengupta

A new study by psychologist Shantanu Jadhav and his lab shines new light on how rats make decisions based on recent memories.

David Weil delivering testimony to Congress

Brandeis ranks fifth globally in output of top-quality research in the natural sciences, according to Nature, one of science’s most prestigious journals. In its annual survey of institutions with the highest research output, the Nature Index Annual Tables, the journal described the top-tier institutions as “punching above their weight in producing high-quality research."

Cosella book cover and Sarna

Fiction writer grapples with assimilation, poverty, child abuse and feminism, in the first example of an American Jewish writer using an alter ego in her fiction.

John Wilmes on a boat in Amazon

"It’s really fun that we have this," Wilmes said. "I think it enhances the sense of community. I also think it’s a fun way to find out about other professors in a more personal context. It’s nice to hear about what other faculty would do if they were given $3,000 and were told they couldn't use it for research."

Eve and Irv

Eve Marder and Irving Epstein, named university professors in recognition of their pioneering interdisciplinary achievements, deliver a lecture drawing on their collaborative research on oscillators.