Graduate Bulletin

Spring 2018

Faculty of Neuroscience Graduate Program

Stony Brook Faculty

Acosta-Martinez, Maricedes, Ph.D. , 2002, Albert Einstein College of Medicine: Neuroendocrine regulation of the hypothalamus-pituitary-gonad (HPG) axis.

Adams, Paul R., Ph.D., 1974, University of London, England: Synapse and network models of learning in relation to neocortical design.

Aguirre, Adan5, Ph.D., 2002, Centro de Investigacion y de Estudios Avanzados IPN (CINVESTAV-IPN), Mexico: Cellular and molecular biology of neural stem/progenitor cells during normal development and after brain injury or disease.

Anderson, Brenda J.8, Ph.D., 1993, University of Illinois: Behavioral and neuroanatomical effects of exercise and stress.

Bowen, Mark6, Ph.D., 1998, University of Illinois, Chicago Medical Center: Coordination of post-synaptic glutamate receptor signaling by the MAGUK family of scaffolds.

Brink, Peter, P.h.D., 1976, University of Illinois: Biophysical properties of transporting epithelia.

Collins, William F. III, Ph.D., 1980, University of Pennsylvania: Motoneuron physiology and plasticity.

Colognato, Holly5, Ph.D., 1999, Rutgers University: Molecular mechanisms that control oligodendrocyte function during nervous system development and during disease.

Czaplinski, Kevin1, Ph.D., 1999, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School: Post transcriptional control of gene expression in the nervous system.

Dill, Kenneth, P.h.D., UCSD, La Jolla: Properties of Proteins.Dubnau, Josh10, Ph.D., 1995, Columbia University: Genetic dissection of memory in Drosophila

Evinger, Leslie Craig, Ph.D., 1978, University of Washington: Motor control and learning; Movement disorders.

Evinger, Marian J.4, Ph.D., 1978, University of Washington: Neural regulation of gene expression. Cholinergic intracellular signaling pathways.

Fontanini, Alfredo, M.D., 1998, Ph.D. 2002, University of Brescia, Italy: Behavioral electrophysiology of taste and olfaction.

Ge, Shaoyu, Ph.D., 2002, University of Science and Technology of China: Development of new neurons in the adult brain.

Halegoua, Simon, Ph.D., 1978, Stony Brook University: Neuronal Growth Factor Signaling and the Control of Phenotype and Survival.

Kernan, Maurice, Ph.D., 1990, University of Wisconsin: Mechanosensory transduction in Drosophila; TRP channel function; ciliary mechanisms.

Kritzer, Mary, Ph.D., 1989, Yale University: Effects of gonadal hormones on the cerebral cortex.

LaCamera, Giancarlo, Ph.D., 2003, University of Bern: Learning and decision making; Theoretical Neuroscience.

Levine, Joel M., Graduate Program Director, Ph.D., 1980, Washington University: Molecular biology of nerve regeneration; nerve-glia interactions.

Maffei, Arianna, Ph.D., 2002, University of Pavia (Italy): Experience-dependent plasticity of neocortical circiuts.

Matthews, Gary G., Ph.D., 1975, University of Pennsylvania: Cellular and molecular neurobiology of the retina.

McKinnon, David, Ph.D., 1987, Australian National University: Evolution and robustness of electrophysiological systems.

McLaughlin, Stuart, P.h.D., 1968, University of British Columbia, Canada: Biophysics of signal transduction.

Mendell, Lorne M., Ph.D., Distinguished Professor, 1965, Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Functional effects of neurotrophins in pain and segmental reflex pathways. Repair of the damaged spinal cord.

Morin, Lawrence P.7, Ph.D., 1974, Rutgers University: Neural circuitry regulating mammalian sleep and circadian rhythms.

Mujica-Parodi, Lilianne R.2, Ph.D., 1998, Columbia University: Neuroimaging (fMRI, nearinfrared spectroscopy) of limbic regulation; diagnostics for mental illness and resilience to acute/chronic stress.

Parsey, Ramin, P.h.D, University of Maryland at Baltimore: Depression, Dementia and brain imaging technologies such as Positron Emission Tomography.

Puopolo, Michelino, P.h.D., University of Ferrara, Italy: Cellular neurophysiology of nociceptor (pain-sensing) neurons.

Role, Lorna, Ph.D., Chairperson, 1981, Harvard University: Neurobiology and pathology of cortico-limbic circuits.

Shelly, Maya, Ph.D., 2004, The Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel: Molecular mechanisms of neuronal development, specification, and migration, during embryonic development and in neurological disorders. Establishment of axon/dendrite during neuronal development.

Sirotkin, Howard, Ph.D., 1996, Albert Einstein College of Medicine: Molecular genetics of vertebrate neural development.

Solomon, Irene C.6, Ph.D., 1994, University of California, Davis: Neural control of respiratory motor output and fast oscillatory rhythms.

Talmage, David A.5 Ph.D. 1981 University of Minnesota: Neuregulin signaling and synaptic homeostasis

Tsirka, Styliani-Anna (Stella) E.5, Ph.D., 1989, University of Thessaloniki: Neuronal-microglial interactions in the physiology and pathology of the central nervous system.

 Van Nostrand, William3, Ph.D., 1985, University of California, Irvine: Molecular pathogenesis of CNS amyloid accumulation.

Wollmuth, Lonnie, Ph.D., 1992, University of Washington: Molecular mechanisms of synaptic transmission. 

1) Primary appointment with Biochemistry

2) Primary appointment with Biomedical Engineering

3) Primary appointment with Neurosurgery

4) Primary appointment with Pediatrics

5) Primary appointment with Pharmacology

6) Primary appointment with Physiology and Biophysics

7) Primary appointment with Psychiatry