Neurobiology Ph.D. Program




Program faculty employ a wide range of research approaches and techniques that span the spectrum of the field, from molecular to cognitive neuroscience. Our highly interactive and diverse faculty maintain research programs with strengths in the following:

Stem Cells, Neurodegeneration, and Brain Health

• Jenny Hsieh • Hyoung-gon Lee • Annie Lin • Asif Maroof • George Perry

Addiction, Motivation, and Reward

• Isabel Muzzio • Carlos Paladini • Matthew Wanat

Neural Circuits and Behavior

• Alfonso Apicella • Jenny Hsieh • Lindsey Macpherson • Carlos Paladini • Fidel Santamaria • Todd Troyer • Nicole Wicha • Charles Wilson

Computational Neuroscience

•  Fidel Santamaria • Todd Troyer • Charles Wilson

  • motor neurons
  • bird song
  • pyramidal cells
  • dopamine release