Primary Faculty

  • Brenner, Michael, Ph.D.

    mbrennerProfessor Emeritus

    Research Areas
    Transcriptional regulation of GFAP, development of GFAP promoters for transgene expression in astrocytes, and GFAP mutations as a cause of Alexander disease

  • Cruikshank, Scott, Ph.D.

    mbrennerAssistant Professor

    Research Areas

    Synaptic and cellular organization and processing in the neocortex and thalamus, with an emphasis on sensory systems

     

  • Day, Jeremy J., Ph.D.

    Jeremy DayAssociate Professor

    Research Areas
    Addiction; learning and memory; epigenetics; non-coding RNAs

  • Dobrunz, Lynn E., Ph.D.

    dobrunzProfessor

    Research Areas
    Learning, memory and synaptic plasticity; ion channels and synaptic function; neurodevelopment and developmental disabilities

  • Gavin, Cristin, Ph.D.

    gavin 150x150Assistant Professor
    Co-Director, Undergraduate Neuroscience Program; Co-Director, Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP); Associate Scientist, Civitan International Research Center

    Research Areas
    Cellular and molecular mechanisms of structural and functional plasticity; memory; mechanisms of neurodevelopmental disabilities

  • Gross, Alecia K., Ph.D.

    gavin 150x150Associate Professor
    Assistant Dean
    Faculty Onboarding
    School of Medicine Director, Cellular, Molecular and Developmental Biology Graduate Theme

    Research Areas
    Molecular mechanisms of retinal degenerations due to genetic mutations and/or light damage; protein trafficking in photoreceptors and neurons; rod and cone disk cytoskeletal regulation

  • Hablitz, John J., Ph.D.

    jhablitzProfessor
    Research Areas

    Neurodevelopment and developmental disabilities; ion channels and synaptic function

  • Lester, Robin A.J., Ph.D.

    lesterProfessor

    Research Areas
    Ion channels, synapses and addiction

  • Lubin, Farah, Ph.D.

    Farah LubinAssociate Professor
    Director, NINDS Neuroscience Roadmap Scholar Program; Associate Scientist, Comprehensive Center for Healthy Aging; Associate Scientist, Comprehensive Neuroscience Center

    Research Areas
    Learning, memory and synaptic plasticity; epigenetics, non-coding RNAs; gene transcription; epilepsy disorders; neurodevelopment and developmental disabilities

  • Newsom, Cassandra, Psy.D.

    05032018 067Associate Professor
    Department of Neurobiology
    Director, Civitan Translational ASD/NDD Research Core

    Research Areas
    Autism

  • Overstreet-Wadiche, Linda, Ph.D.

    Linda WadicheProfessor

    Research Areas
    Neurodevelopment and developmental disabilities; learning, memory and synaptic plasticity; ion channels and synaptic function; neurotransmitter and neurotrophin receptors and cell signaling

  • Parpura, Vladimir, M.D., Ph.D.

    parpura

    Professor

    Research Areas
    Glial biology; ion channels and synaptic function; systems neuroscience and vision

  • Powell, Craig, M.D., Ph.D.

    powell2Professor
    Director, Civitan International Research Center
    Chair, Department of Neurobiology
    Virginia B. Spencer Endowed Chair  

    Research Areas
    Autism, intellectual disability, cognitive dysfunction

  • Pozzo-Miller, Lucas, Ph.D.

    Dr. Lucas Pozzo-Miller

    Professor
    Co-Director, Comprehensive Neuroscience Center
    Co-Director, Neuroscience Graduate Theme, Graduate Biomedical Science

    Research Areas
    Neurotransmitter and neurotrophin receptors and cell signaling; learning, memory and synaptic plasticity; ion channels and synaptic function; neurodevelopment and developmental disabilities

  • Theibert, Anne B, Ph.D.

    theibertProfessor

    Research Areas
    Role of phosphoinositides in developmental neurobiology

  • Thyme, Summer B., Ph.D.

    Summer 1 cropped    Assistant Professor, Department of Neurobiology

    Research Areas
    Thyme Lab

  • Visscher, Kristina, Ph.D.

    Kristina VisscherAssociate Professor
    Co-director, Civitan International Neuroimaging Laboratory

    Research Areas
    Cognitive neuroscience

  • Wadiche, Jacques, Ph.D.

    Jacques Wadiche, Ph.D.Associate Professor

    Research Areas
    Neurotransmitter and neurotrophin receptors and cell signaling; learning, memory and synaptic plasticity; ion channels and synaptic function

  • Wilson, Scott, Ph.D.

    swilsonAssociate Professor

    Research Areas
    Nervous system development; ubiquitin; protein degradation