|Anne E. Anderson, M.D.
Cellular mechanisms of developmental, genetic, and acquired epilepsy
|Benjamin R. Arenkiel, Ph.D.
Molecular genetic approaches to investigate neural circuit formation and function
|Rachel N. Arey, Ph.D.
|Molecular mechanisms of learning, memory, and cognitive decline using C. elegans genetics and genomics.
|Hugo J. Bellen, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Genetic and molecular analysis of neurodegenerative disease in Drosophila
|Steven Boeynaems, Ph.D.
|Biomolecular condensates and cellular stress responses in the etiology of neurodegenerative disease and brain cancer.
|Robert Bryan, Ph.D.
Communications between the gut bacteria, the gut, and the brain during normal and pathological states.
|Shelly A. Buffington, Ph.D.
|Host-microbe interactions influencing neurodevelopment, brain function, and behavior.
|Hsiao-Tuan Chao, M.D., Ph.D.
Pathogenesis of neurodevelopmental and psychiatric disorders; Integrate mouse and fruit fly models with human genomics; Inhibitory neurons; HADD syndrome; New disease gene discovery
|Jeannie Chin, Ph.D.
Cellular and network mechanisms of cognitive deficits in Alzheimer’s disease
|Edward C. Cooper, M.D., Ph.D.
CNQ2 channels and interacting proteins in neurodevelopmental disorders
|Benjamin Deneen, Ph.D.
Development of glial cells and their role in neurological diseases
|Herman A. Dierick, M.D.
Genetic and neurobiological mechanisms of Drosophila aggression
|Barna Dudok, Ph.D.
|Inhibitory cell types controlling neural circuit dynamics and epilepsy. In vivo multiphoton microscopy, optogenetics
|Benjamin J. Frankfort, M.D., Ph.D.
Mechanisms of glaucoma-related injury to the retina and optic nerve in mice and humans
|Yingbin Fu, Ph.D.
Sensory transduction, retinal degeneration, age-related diseases, gene therapy
|Yudong Gao, Ph.D.
|Mechanisms of protein interaction in neurological and psychiatric conditions. Multi-omic target identification and protein engineering for phenotypic modulation.
|Andrew K. Groves, Ph.D.
Development and regeneration of the inner ear
|Frank Horrigan, Ph.D.
Ion channel gating and pharmacology
|Sarah R. Heilbronner, Ph.D.
|Associate Professor, Department of Neurosurgery. Neuroanatomy of motivational circuitry
|Joanna L. Jankowsky, Ph.D.
Cellular mechanisms and genetic modifiers of Alzheimer's disease
|Zheng Jiang, Ph.D.
|Phototransduction pathways in intrinsically photosensitive retinal ganglion cells
|Thomas Kosten, M.D.
Basic and clinical research of addiction causes and treatment; immunotherapy, pharmacogenetics
|Hyun-Kyoung Lee, Ph.D.
Developmental and regenerative mechanisms of glial cells and associated diseases
|Hongjie Li, Ph.D.
|Combining multi-omics and fly genetics to study brain aging.
|Wei Li, Ph.D.
|Ligandomics profiling of cell-cell communication, including neurovascular crosstalk, to systematically delineate disease mechanisms, discover drug targets and develop novel therapies
|Jeffrey Magee, Ph.D.
Cellular and circuit mechanisms of adaptive learning and memory through the use of a variety of electrical and optical recording methods as well as opto/chemogenetic circuit manipulations in both the hippocampus and neocortex
|Mirjana Maletic-Savatic, M.D., Ph.D.
Adult neurogenesis and metabo-genomics in mice and humans during aging, depression, epilepsy
|Shailaja K. Mani, Ph.D.
Molecular mechanisms of steroid hormone action in brain function
|Kara Marshall, Ph.D.
|Interoception: how the nervous system senses stimuli inside the body, in particular mechanical forces, to govern physiology and disease.
|David Nelson, Ph.D.
Genetic models and mechanisms of intellectual disability and neurodegeneration, fragile X syndrome and related disorders
|Jeffrey L. Noebels, M.D., Ph.D.
Genes regulating cortical excitability and synchronization; mouse models of epilepsy
|James Orengo, M.D., Ph.D.
|Use single gene mutation models in mice, zebrafish and human cell culture to determine the common underpinnings involved in motor neuron degeneration
|Ronald J. Parchem, Ph.D.
Development of the brain, stem cells, and regenerative medicine
|Paul J. Pfaffinger, Ph.D.
Assembly, structure, function and modulation of ion channels in excitable membranes
|Matthew N. Rasband, Ph.D.
The functional organization of axons in health and disease, neuron-glia signaling
|Russell S. Ray, Ph.D.
Mechanisms of aminergic circuit organization and function in behavior and mice
|Claudia S. Robertson, M.D.
Development of advanced neuro-monitoring techniques in human brain vascular injury
|Jacob Robinson, Ph.D.
Engineering new technologies to manipulate and record brain activity in humans and animal models
|Melanie Samuel, Ph.D.
Molecular mechanisms that wire circuits and reprogram connectivity
|Joshua M. Shulman, M.D., Ph.D.
Integrative genetic analyses of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s in humans and Drosophila
|Roy V. Sillitoe, Ph.D.
Cerebellar development, dysfunction, and deep brain stimulation in motor disease
|Francois St-Pierre, Ph.D.
Developing and deploying genetically encoded neural activity sensors
|Zheng Sun, Ph.D.
|Circadian rhythm, neuroendocrinology, epigenome, hypothalamus, autism, Alzheimer's disease, metabolism, lifestyle.
|John W. Swann, Ph.D.
Basic mechanisms of childhood epilepsy
|Kimberley R. Tolias, Ph.D.
Molecular and cellular mechanisms regulating neural circuit formation and plasticity
|Nicholas Tran, Ph.D.
|Molecular mechanisms of retinal neurodevelopment, selective vulnerability in neurodegeneration, and axon regeneration.
|Xander Wehrens, M.D., Ph.D.
Neuronal control of cardiac function and arrhythmias
|Theodore G. Wensel, Ph.D.
Molecular mechanisms of signaling and neurodegeneration in retina and brain
|Samuel M. Wu, Ph.D.
Functional interactions of retinal microcircuitry
|Yong Xu, M.D., Ph.D.
|Neuroendocrine mechanisms for energy and glucose homeostasis
|Mingshan Xue, Ph.D.
Cortical excitation-inhibition balance, neurodevelopmental disorders (epilepsy and autism)
|Shinya Yamamoto, Ph.D.
Integration of Drosophila genetics and human genomics to uncover novel mechanisms of neurological and psychiatric diseases
|Hui Zheng, Ph.D.
Autophagy-lysosomal pathway and neuron-immune interaction in Alzheimer’s disease
|Huda Y. Zoghbi, M.D.
Pathogenesis of neurodegenerative diseases; Rett syndrome; normal neurodevelopment
|Elizabeth Zuniga-Sanchez, Ph.D.
|Deciphering the molecular code of neuronal wiring