BIO 486: Research in Neurobiology and Physiology - Research Sponsors



NEURO Neurobiology and Behavior    - PEDIAT Pediatrics

ANESTHES     Anesthesiology  -  PHARM Pharmacology 

BME Biomedical Engineering  - PNB Physiology and Biophysics  

BNL Brookhaven National Lab  - PSYCHIAT Psychiatry

NEUROL Neurology  - PSYCHOL Psychology

NEUROS Neurosurgery  -    


  Faculty Sponsor       Course   Sect.     Dept.     Research Interests

  Adams, Paul       BIO 486   T15     NEURO      Models of synaptic learning; neocortical design

  Anderson, Brenda J.       BIO 486   T43     PSYCHOL      Biological basis for the effects of exercise and stress on mental health and cognition. 

  Andriola, Mary R.       BIO 486   T12     NEUROL      Multiple studies of the anti-epileptic drugs and the vagal nerve stimulator. 

  Brink, Peter R.       BIO 486   T05      PNB      Cell to Cell Communication

  Collins, William F.       BIO 486   T04     NEURO      Motoneuron physiology and plasticity  

  Dilger, James        BIO 486   T34     ANESTHES      Neuromuscular junction; ion channels in nerve membranes 

  Evinger, Leslie C.        BIO 486   T16     NEURO      Motor control and learning; Movement disorders

  Evinger, Marian       BIO 486   T18     PEDIAT      Neural regulation of gene expression

  Fontanini, Alfredo       BIO 486   T07     NEURO      Neurophysiology of gustatory and olfactory systems in behaving rodents 

  Frohman, Michael A.        BIO 486   T01   
Regulation of exocytosis and cell shape by signaling proteins 

Ge, Shaoyu        BIO 486    T09      NEURO      Molecular mechanisms and function of new neurons in the brain 

Goldstein, Rita         BIO 486    T37      BNL      Neuroimaging, drug addiction, neuropsychology,cognitive neuroscience

Halegoua, Simon       BIO 486    T17      NEURO      Neuronal Growth Factor Signaling and the Control of Phenotype and Survival 

Hellinger, Jeffrey         BIO 486    T38             

Kernan, Maurice       BIO 486    T23      NEURO     Drosophila mechanosensory transduction; differentiation of sensory cilia; sperm storage and competition 

Kritzer, Mary       BIO 486    T22      NEURO      Sex differences in cortical microcircuitry 

  Krupp, Lauren       BIO 486   T36     NEUROL      

  La Camera, Giancarlo       BIO 486    T20      NEURO      Computational models of learning and decision making

  Lee, Hedok        BIO 486   T45      ANESTH      

  Leung, Hoi-Chung        BIO 486    T31      PSYCHOL      Neural basis of cognitive processes, with particular emphasis on the prefrontal cortex and on working memory.  

  Levine, Joel M.       BIO 486   T19      NEURO      Molecular biology of nerve regeneration; nerve-glia interactions 

  Maffei, Arianna       BIO 486   T11     NEURO     Experience-dependent rewiring of cortical circuits

  Matthews, Gary G.       BIO 486   T06     NEURO     Cellular and molecular neurobiology of the retina 

  McKinnon, David       BIO 486   T21     NEURO     Molecular control of neuron firing properties

  Mendell, Lorne       BIO 486   T08     NEURO     Functional effects of neurotrophins in pain and segmental reflex pathways 

  Miller, Todd       BIO 486   T35     PNB     Structure and function of enzymes involved in signal transduction. 

  Morin, Lawrence P.       BIO 486   T27     PSYCHIAT     Neural control of mammalian circadian rhythms 

  Naidu, Mamta (email)       BIO 486   T10     PHARM       

  Pentyala, Srinivas       BIO 486   T30     ANESTH     Molecular mechanisms of anesthetics

  Qin, Yi-Xian        BIO 486   T13     BME     Early diagnostic of osteoporosis 

  Robinson, John K.       BIO 486   T41     PSYCHOL      Behavioral Neuroscience  

  Role, Lorna       BIO 486   T03     NEURO     Mechanisms of synaptic plasticity 

  Sadasivan, Chandramouli (email)       BIO 486   T44     NEUROS     Mechanisms through which G proteins activate effectors.

  Scarlata, Suzanne F.        BIO 486   T39      PNB      Mechanisms through which G proteins activate effectors. 

  Shelly, Maya       BIO 486   T24     NEURO      Molecular mechanisms of embryonic brain development; Axon regeneration; Neurodegenerative disorders

  Sirotkin, Howard I.       BIO 486   T32     NEURO      Molecular genetics of vertebrate neural patterning 

  Souza, Joanne       BIO 486   T40     UGBIO      

  Talmage, David A.       BIO 486   T28     PHARM     
Neuregulin–erbB receptor signaling in the nervous system: neuronal survival and synapse formation and maintenance

  Tsirka, Styliana-Anna E.        BIO 486   T33     PHARM     
Neuronal-microglial interactions in the physiology and pathology of the central nervous system

  Wollmuth, Lonnie       BIO 486   T25     NEURO     Molecular mechanisms of synaptic transmission

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