Faculty Engaged in Neuroscience Research

Core Faculty

Kamran Diba, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Psychology
Memory consolidation, neural circuit dynamics and computation, large-scale neurophysiology, optogenetics

Ira Driscoll, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Psychology
Brain changes as early predictors of cognitive deficits and dementia, and the role for hormones and genetic background as modulators of age-related cognitive decline

Karyn Frick, Ph.D., Professor, Psychology
Understand how aging, sex-steroid hormones, and environmental factors affect hippocampal function and hippocampal-dependent memory

Anthony Greene, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Psychology
Perceptual priming, declarative memory, relational learning

Adam S. Greenberg, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Psychology
Cognitive Neuroscience, Neuroimaging, Neurobiology of Attention, Perceptual Organization, Auditory Scene Analysis, Object Perception

Jennifer H. Gutzman, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences
Cell and Molecular Biology, Developmental Neurobiology

Deborah Hannula, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Psychology
Cognitive Neuroscience, Memory, fMRI, Eye-Tracking, Neuropsychological Methods

R. David Heathcote, Ph.D; Professor, Biological Sciences
Developmental Neurobiology

Fred J. Helmstetter, Ph.D.; Professor, Psychology
Behavioral Neuroscience, Animal Learning, Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, Brain Imaging

James R, Moyer, Jr., Ph.D.; Associate Professor, Psychology
Neurobiology of learning, Memory, and Aging, Cellular Mechanisms of Neuronal Aging, Neurobiological Mechanisms of Temporal Encoding

Devin Mueller, Ph.D.; Assistant Professor, Psychology
Behavioral Neuroscience; Neurobiology of Learning and Memory; Neurobiology of Addiction; Psychopharmacology

Christopher C. Quinn, Ph.D.; Assistant Professor, Biology
Cell Biology, Developmental Genetics and Neuroscience

Rodney Swain, Ph.D.; Professor, Psychology
Behavioral Neuroscience/Psychobiology, Learning and Memory, Cerebellar Plasticity

Ava Udvadia, Ph.D.; Associate Professor, Biological Sciences
Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience

Jane L. Witten, Ph.D.; Associate Professor, Biological Sciences
Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience

Associated Faculty

Fred Anapol, Ph.D.; Professor, Anthropology
The neuromuscular biology of feeding and locomotion from the perspectives of both evolutionary morphology and function

Benjamin C. Campbell, Ph.D.; Associate Professor, Anthropology
Human biology, Africa, Hormones, nomads

Michael Carvan, Ph.D.; Associate Professor, Fresh Water Sciences
Toxicology, toxicogenomics, epigenetics, behavioral toxicology, gene-environment-disease/dysfunction interactions

James M. Cook, Ph.D.; Distinguished Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Medicinal Chemistry, Synthetic Organic Chemistry, and Natural Products Chemistry

Janis Eells, Ph.D.; Professor, Health Sciences
Mitochonrdrial Dysfunction, Mitochondrial signaling mechanisms involved in mediating cellular toxicity and protection

Wendy E. Huddleston, Ph.D.; Assistant Professor, Health Sciences
Human Movement Sciences

Reinhold Hutz, Ph.D.; Professor, Biological Sciences
Female Reproductive Biology

Bonnie Klein-Tasman, Ph.D.; Associate Professor, Psychology
Child Clinical Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Pediatric Neuropsychology, Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities, Childhood Anxiety Disorders

Christine L. Larson, Ph.D.; Associate Professor, Psychology
Clinical Psychology; Affective Neuroscience: fMRI, EEG, and peripheral psychophysiology of affective processes

Krista (Medina) Lisdahl, Ph.D.; Assistant Professor, Psychology
Clinical neuropsychology, assessment, psychopharmacology, effects of drugs on behavior.

Jeri-Annette Lyons, Ph.D.; Associate Professor, Health Sciences
Health Sciences, Clinical Lab Sciences

David C. Osmon, Ph.D.; Professor, Psychology
Clinical Psychology; Medical aspects of clinical work including neuropsychology, rehabilitation, learning disability, and forensic neuropsychology

Ramin Pashaie, Ph.D.; Assistant Professor, Engineering
Electronics, Electromagnetics, Optics and Photonics and their applications in Neuroscience.

J. Rudi Strickler, Ph.D.; Distinguished Professor, Biological Sciences
Limnology, biological oceanography, zooplankton ecology, biomechanics.

Kurt Svoboda, Ph.D.; Associate Professor, Public Health
Nicotine toxicity and developmental biology of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs).