Neurobiology Faculty

Crair, Michael C

Director of Graduate Studies

Research Interests:Neural circuit development; Synapse formation; Visual system development; Cortex development

Schwartz, Michael L

Director of Medical Studies

Research Interests:Mammalian cerebral cortex

Arnsten, Amy F. T.

Research Interests:Molecular influences on higher cognitive function

Bruce, Charles Joseph

Research Interests:Neurophysiology of Sensorimotor Processing in Cerebral Cortex

Cardin, Jessica A

Research Interests:Neuroscience; Cortex; Inhibitory interneuron; Oscillation; Electrophysiology; Vision; Schizophrenia; Epilepsy; Intracellular; Network

Higley, Michael J

Research Interests:Synaptic Integration; GABAergic Inhibition; Dendrites; Electrophysiology; Multiphoton Imaging

Laubach, Mark

Research Interests:Basal ganglia; Frontal cortex; Associative learning; Decision making; Working memory; Multi-electrode recording; Reversible inactivation methods, including optogenetic techniques; Intra-cranial drug administration; Advanced statistical analysis; Computational models

Lee, Daeyeol

Research Interests:Neural mechanisms of sequence learning and selection, decision making under uncertainty, inter-temporal choice, token & conditioned reinforcements; Reinforcement learning; Behavioral economics and game theory; Function of primate prefrontal cortex and basal ganglia; Coding and transmission of information in a population of neurons

Mazer, Jamie

Research Interests:Vision; Attention; Cortex; Sensory processing; Coordinate systems; Neuroethology

McCormick, David A.

Research Interests:Cellular mechanisms of cortical function; Thalamocortical function and modulation

Sestan, Nenad

Research Interests:Evolution and development of neuronal circuits of the human cerebral cortex

Shepherd, Gordon M

Research Interests:Neurons; Synapses; Nervous system

Wang, Xiao-Jing

Research Interests:Neural circuit function in the brain