Faculty Labs

Developmental Biology

Name Department Research Interest Accepting grads
Chris Q Doe Biology Generation of neuronal diversity and motor circuits in Drosophila  
Judith Eisen Biology Development of vertebrate nervous system with a focus on interactions between the nervous system, immune system, and host-associated microbiota
Adrianne Huxtable Human Physiology Development of brain and spinal circuits controlling breathing
Chuck Kimmel Biology Morphogenesis and evolutionary developmental biology of the skull
Adam Miller Biology Neural circuit wiring, synapse formation, and electrical synaptogenesis in zebrafish.  
Cristopher Niell Biology Neural circuits for natural vision
John Postlethwait Biology Developmental genetics and the evolution of developmental mechanisms
Emily Sylwestrak Biology Neural circuits of behavior; reward and addiction
Philip Washbourne Biology Developmental neuroscience with a focus on social behavioral circuits
Monte Westerfield Biology Molecular genetics of Usher syndrome and other diseases  

Systems Neuroscience

Name Department Research Interest Accepting grads
Felix Deku Knight Campus Microelectrodes development and clinical translation
Chris Q Doe Biology Generation of neuronal diversity and motor circuits in Drosophila  
Tim Gardner Knight Campus, Physics Sensory motor learning and neural interface development  
Adrianne Huxtable Human Physiology Development of brain and spinal circuits controlling breathing
Santiago Jaramillo Biology Auditory cognition, behavioral flexibility and predictive processing
Shawn Lockery Biology Neurogenetic basis of decision making  
Michelle Marneweck Human Physiology, Knight Campus Neural control and biomechanics of skilled action
Luca Mazzucato Biology, Math, Physics Computational neuroscience, Artificial Intelligence
David McCormick Biology Cortical neural circuits of behavior and attention
James Murray Biology, Math Theoretical and computational neuroscience
Cristopher Niell Biology Neural circuits for natural vision
Michael Posner Psychology Neural networks of attention
Matt Smear Psychology Active Olfaction
Nicki Swann Human Physiology Motor Neuroscience of Health and Disease
Emily Sylwestrak Biology Neural circuits of behavior; reward and addiction
Philip Washbourne Biology Developmental neuroscience with a focus on social behavioral circuits
Michael Wehr Psychology Neural computation in auditory circuits

Computational Neuroscience

Name Department Research Interest Accepting grads
Felix Deku Knight Campus Microelectrodes development and clinical translation
Tim Gardner Knight Campus, Physics Sensory motor learning and neural interface development  
Santiago Jaramillo Biology Auditory cognition, behavioral flexibility and predictive processing
Shawn Lockery Biology Neurogenetic basis of decision making  
Luca Mazzucato Biology, Math, Physics Computational neuroscience, Artificial Intelligence
David McCormick Biology Cortical neural circuits of behavior and attention
James Murray Biology, Math Theoretical and computational neuroscience
Cristopher Niell Biology Neural circuits for natural vision
Michael Wehr Psychology Neural computation in auditory circuits

Motor and Cognitive Neuroscience

Name Department Research Interest Accepting grads
Paul Dassonville Psychology Perception and action
Ian Greenhouse Human Physiology Motor Control
Brice Kuhl Psychology Neural mechanisms that support episodic memory
Michelle Marneweck Human Physiology, Knight Campus Neural control and biomechanics of skilled action
Nicki Swann Human Physiology Motor Neuroscience of Health and Disease
Dasa Zeithamova Demircan Psychology Flexible use of memory