Neurobiology Faculty and their Research

Faculty 

Mark Alkema, Ph.D. 
C. elegans behavorial genetics

Claire BĂ©nard, Ph.D. 
Maintenance of nervous system architecture

Vivian Budnik, Ph.D., Interim Chair
Molecular mechanisms of synapse assembly and plasticity

Patrick Emery, Ph.D. 
Circadian rhythms and photoreception in Drosophila

Michael Francis, Ph.D. 
Activity-dependent regulation of circuit connectivity and behavior

Marc Freeman, Ph.D., Vice Chair
Molecular basis of neuron-glia signaling

Hong-Sheng Li, Ph.D.
Neuronal regulation of membrane receptor signaling

Carlos Lois, Ph.D., M.D.
Assembly of neuronal circuits, neuronal replacement, and the cellular mechanisms of behavior

Steven Reppert, M.D.

Molecular neuroethology (Reppert Lab)

David Weaver, Ph.D.
Molecular physiology of circadian rhythms

Yang Xiang, Ph.D.
Mechanism of sensory processing and behavior

Associated Faculty

Fen-Biao Gao, Ph.D.
Neuronal microRNAs and Neurodegeneration

Mary E. Lane, Ph.D.
GSBS Administration (Associate Dean)