BSB 1022D/NPI 328
Education: PhD, University of Minnesota, 1994.
Women, cognition, mood, stress, HIV, Alzheimer’s disease, perinatal depression and anxiety, mentorship.
Education: PhD, University of Delaware, 1971.
How memory is stored in the brain. He studies “memory genes." To understand the role of these identified genes he is developing a zebrafish model of learning.
Professor and Department Head
Education: PhD, University of Virginia,
Neural mechanisms in frontal-striatal circuitry underlying learning.
Professor and Program Chair
Education: PhD, University of York, 1985.
Neural mechanisms of learning, memory and motivation, with an emphasis on conditioned taste aversion and incentive learning.
Education: PhD, University of Washington, 2002.
Neural correlates of economic choices. Neurophysiological representation of quantity, time, and reward in awake-behaving animals.
Education: PhD, University of Washington, 2001.
Affective neuroscience and drug addiction. In vivo voltammetry and single-unit recording.
Education: PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1982.
Neural basis of motivation and reward, gene expression and behavior, functional anatomy of the basal ganglia midbrain raphe nuclei, functions of dopamine and serotonin.
Associate Professor, Psychiatry
Education: PhD, University of California, Irvine, 1987.
Cellular and molecular mechanisms for learning and memory; Olfaction (smell); Autism; Fragile X syndrome; Alzheimer’s disease; Comparative neurobiology.
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry
Education: PhD, Cornell University, 1998
Molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying alcohol and drug addiction. Sex differences. Behavioral and molecular genetic studies in mice.
The Rockfeller University, 1972.
Higher-order visual processing. Neural perception. Human brain imaging methods in various visual tests.
Education: PhD, University of California, 2012.
Social neuroscience, empathy, social connection, prosocial behavior, social networks, mood disorders, and interventions.
Research Assistant Professor
Education: PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1992.
Neurophysiological control of food and water intake, with an emphasis on the influence of the nucleus accumbens, ventral pallidum, and raphe nuclei on hypothalamic feeding and drinking circuits.