Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Systems, Computational, and Theoretical Neuroscience

Faculty Research in Systems, Computation and Theoretical Neuroscience
Faculty MemberResearch Interests
Kelly R. Bijanki, Ph.D.Human intracranial neurophysiology, affective neuromodulation and neuroimaging
J. David Dickman, Ph.D.Neural computation of motion, spatial navigation, magnetoreception and regenerative repair
Fabrizio Gabbiani, Ph.D.Computation of sensory processing and sensorimotor transformations in the CNS
Benjamin Hayden, Ph.D.Professor, Department of Neurosurgery. Human intracranial neurophysiology, Reward, decision-making, executive control, cognition, anxiety, depression
Daoyun Ji, Ph.D.Neural circuit mechanisms in memory formation, consolidation, recall and utilization
Xiaolong Jiang, Ph.D.Dissecting cortical microcircuits in epilepsy and autism-spectrum disorders
Caleb Kemere, Ph.D.Machine learning and closed-loop experiments for memory and translation
Vaishnav Krishnan, M.D, Ph.D.Epilepsy and Emotional Behavior; home-cage behavioral analysis of genetic mouse models of epilepsy or epilepsy risk
Atul Maheshwari, M.D.Computational analysis of EEG in epilepsy and ADHD in mice and humans
Matthew McGinley, Ph.D.Auditory cognition; multiphoton imaging and whole-cell recording in behaving mice
Javier F. Medina, Ph.D.Reverse engineering neural algorithms for prediction in cerebellar circuits
T. Dorina Papageorgiou, Ph.D.Elucidation the brain mechanisms of induced learning following injury, using real-time fMRI neurofeedback training: neurorehabilitation of cortical blindness, speech dysarthria, and chronic pain syndromes; Machine learning and advanced quantitative approaches to model visual perception
Ankit Patel, Ph.D.Computational neuroscience of visual cortex; artificial neuroscience; theories of deep learning
Robia G. Pautler, Ph.D.Functional brain imaging in animal models of Alzheimer’s disease
Jacob Reimer, Ph.D.Brain states and attention, functional connectomics and fluorescence imaging in mice
Ramiro Salas, Ph.D.Brain imaging of psychiatric disorders.
Sameer A. Sheth, M.D, Ph.D.Cognitive neurophysiology using human intracranial recordings and neuromodulation for psychiatric disorders
Andrew Watrous, Ph.D.Neuronal and oscillatory coding of learning, memory, and navigation with human intracranial recordings; multi-task naturalistic behavior; neurofeedback and brain stimulation for neuropsychiatric disorders.
Jeffrey M. Yau, Ph.D.Identify principles that unify the senses and how sensorimotor functions go awry
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Baylor College of Medicine

Dr. David Dickman's lab is studying the mechanisms in the pigeon brains that help them navigate, with the hope of using that knowledge to better understand the human brain in diseases like Alzheimer’s, where people often lose their sense of orientation.