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  Graduate School-New Brunswick 2003-2005 Programs, Faculty, and Courses Neuroscience 710 Members of the Graduate Faculty  

Members of the Graduate Faculty

Cory Abate-Shen, Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Cell Biology, UMDNJ-RWJMS/CABM; Ph.D., Cornell Medical College
Molecular processes that control gene expression during mammalian neuronal development

Kurt F. Amsler, Assistant Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Tennessee
Signal transduction and control of epithelial growth and differentiation

Sidney B. Auerbach, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Wisconsin (Madison)
Control of neurotransmitters in the brain

Ira B. Black, Chairperson and Professor of Neuroscience and Cell Biology, UMDNJ-RWJMS/CABM; M.D., Harvard
Environmental regulation of brain gene expression; role of growth and trophic factors; synaptic plasticity

Patrizia Casaccia-Bonnefil, Assistant Professor of Neuroscience and Cell Biology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; M.D., Ph.D., SUNY (Health Science Center at Brooklyn)
Cell cycle regulation and apoptosis signaling in progenitor cells in CNS

Timothy M. Casey, Professor of Entomology, CC; Ph.D., California
(Los Angeles)
Respiration; bioenergetics; thermoregulation

Kuang-Yu Chen, Professor of Chemistry, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Yale
Protein kinase pathway in neuronal development; neuroblastoma differentiation

Daniel S. Cowen, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, UMDNJ-RWJMS; M.D., Ph.D., Case Western Reserve
Coupling of 5-HT receptors to cellular signals for protein synthesis

Robin L. Davis, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Stanford
Regeneration and electrophysiology of peripheral auditory neurons

Emanuel M. DiCicco-Bloom, Associate Professor of Neuroscience and
Cell Biology, UMDNJ-RWJMS/CABM; M.D., Cornell Medical College
Cellular and molecular regulation of neurogenesis in vivo and in vitro

Cheryl F. Dreyfus, Professor of Neuroscience and Cell Biology, UMDNJ-RWJMS/ CABM; Ph.D., Cornell
Role of environmental factors on brain neuron ontogeny

Monica Driscoll, Associate Professor of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, FAS-NB/CABM; Ph.D., Harvard
Molecular genetics of neurodegeneration; mechanotransduction

Isaac Edery, Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, FAS-NB/CABM; Ph.D., McGill
Molecular mechanism underlying biological clocks

M. David Egger, Professor of Neuroscience and Cell Biology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Yale
Neurophysiology; neuroanatomy; neurogenetics

Julie M. Fagan, Associate Professor of Animal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Arizona
Muscle growth; mechanisms of protein breakdown in mammalian cells in health and in disease

Allahverdi Farmanfarmaian, Professor of Biological Sciences, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Stanford
Membrane transport; comparative physiology

Bonnie Firestein, Assistant Professor of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, FAS-NB; Ph.D., California (San Diego)
Targeting of neuronal proteins

Bijan K. Ghosh, Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, UMDNJ-RWJMS; D.Sc., Calcutta
Protein transport; membrane differentiation

Martin Grumet, Professor of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins
Molecular mechanisms of cell adhesion in the nervous system

Ronald Hart, Professor of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Michigan
Neuroimmunology of central nervous system injuries

Shu-Chan Hsu, Assistant Professor of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, FAS-NB; Ph.D., British Columbia
Molecular mechanisms of synoptic development and function

Arnold G. Hyndman, Professor of Biological Sciences, FAS-NB; Ph.D.,
California (Los Angeles)
Development of CNS neurons

William G. Johnson, Professor of Neurology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; M.D., Columbia
Locating and cloning genes for human nervous system traits and disorders

Bela Julesz, Professor of Psychology, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Visual perception

Joseph Kedem, Associate Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Hebrew (Jerusalem)
Quantitative relation between cardiac function and metabolism

Alexander Kusnecov, Assistant Professor of Psychology, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Newcastle
Neurobiological and behavioral effects of cytokines from the brain and immune system

John Lenard, Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Cornell
Insulin actions in fungi; virus membrane assembly and disassembly

John K-J. Li, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, SE; Ph.D., Pennsylvania
Cardiovascular dynamics and hypertension; instrumentation

Michael Matise, Assistant Professor of Neuroscience and Cell Biology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Pittsburgh
Molecular mechanisms of vertebrate nervous system development

Randall D. McKinnon, Associate Professor of Surgery, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., McMaster
Growth factors and glia

Gary F. Merrill, Professor of Biological Sciences, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Michigan State
Regulation of coronary blood flow

James Millonig, Assistant Professor of Neuroscience and Cell Biology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Princeton
Vertebrate CNS development

Judith A. Neubauer, Associate Professor of Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Rutgers
Neurobiology of respiratory control: neuronal responses to hypoxia and CO2

Richard S. Nowakowski, Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Cell Biology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Harvard
Development of central nervous system

Timothy Otto, Associate Professor of Psychology, FAS-NB; Ph.D., New Hampshire
Neurobiology of memory; synaptic plasticity; rodent olfactory learning

Richard Padgett, Associate Professor of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, FAS-NB; Ph.D., North Carolina
TGFP signaling in Drosophila and C. elegans; developmental biology

Charles H. Page, Professor of Biological Sciences, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Illinois
Cellular neurophysiology and motor control

Thomas V. Papathomas, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering,
FAS-NB; Ph.D., Columbia
Mechanisms and models for stereo, motion, and texture perception

Nicola Partridge, Professor and Chairperson of Physiology and Biophysics, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Western Australia
Signal transduction mediating hormone action; matrix metalloproteinases

John E. Pintar, Professor of Neuroscience and Cell Biology, UMDNJ-RWJMS/ CABM; Ph.D., Oregon
Role of insulin growth factor family during embryogenesis; development biology of the pituitary gland

Mark R. Plummer, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Stanford
Modulation and regulation of calcium channels in mammalian CNS neurons

Jamshid Rabii, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences, FAS-NB; Ph.D., California (San Francisco)
Neuroendocrine regulation of prolactin, LH, and other pituitary hormones

David J. Riley, Professor of Medicine, Adjunct Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, UMDNJ-RWJMS; M.D., Maryland
Respiratory physiology

Christopher Rongo, Assistant Professor of Genetics, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Formation and plasticity of synapses in the central nervous system

Dipak Sarkar, Professor and Chairperson of Animal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Oxford
Molecular mechanisms of neuroendocrine cell growth and differentiation

Michael M. Shen, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UMDNJ-RWJMS/CABM/CINJ; Ph.D., Cambridge
Analyses of growth factor signaling in vertebrate neural development

Tetsuo Shimamura, Professor of Pathology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; M.D., Ph.D., Yokohama
Renal structure and function

Arabinda K. Sinha, Associate Professor of Physiology and Biophysics,
UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., California (San Francisco)
Metabolic alterations between sleep and wakefulness

Patricia Sonsalla, Associate Professor of Neurology, UMDNJ-RWJMS/EOHSI; Ph.D., Utah
Neurodegeneration, Parkinson`s disease, neuropharmacology of dopamine neurons

Judith M. Stern, Professor of Psychology, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Rutgers
Sexual and maternal behaviors in animals and women

Nancy R. Stevenson, Associate Professor of Physiology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Rutgers
Digestive absorptive functions; gastrointestinal function

Mark Takahashi, Associate Professor of Physiology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Wisconsin
Enzymology; signal transduction mechanisms in cytokine-induced differentiation

William G. Wadsworth, Assistant Professor of Pathology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Missouri
Extracellular matrix and axonal guidance in C. elegans

George Wagner, Professor of Psychology, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Chicago
Neurochemical mechanisms underlying behavior

Harvey R. Weiss, Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Duke
Circulatory and cardiac physiology

Mark O. West, Professor of Psychology, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Bowman Gray
Analysis of basal ganglia and limbic circuits in the rat during behavior and in electrophysiological response to drugs

Kuo Wu, Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Cell Biology, UMDNJ- RWJMS/CABM; Ph.D., SUNY (Brooklyn)
Elucidation of molecular mechanisms that regulate synaptic structure

Wise Young, Professor of Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, and Neurobiology, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Iowa; M.D., Stanford
Spinal cord nerve regeneration

Edward J. Zambraski, Professor of Biological Sciences, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Iowa
Renal and exercise physiology

Gail Zeevalk, Associate Professor of Neurology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., CUNY Mechanisms of neuronal damage in models of neurodegenerative disease

James Q. Zheng, Assistant Professor of Neuroscience and Cell Biology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Tsinghua
Molecular/cellular mechanisms underlying the formation of neuronal circuitry

Renping Zhou, Associate Professor of Chemical Biology, EMSP; Ph.D., California (Berkeley)
Development of the brain: function of growth factors and their receptors

Associate Members of the Graduate Faculty

Juan P. Advis, Associate Professor of Animal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., Texas D.V.M., Austral (Chile)
Neuroendocrinology of reproduction

David Crockett, Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Cell Biology; UMDNJ- RWJMS; Ph.D., CUNY
Somatosensory systems development, spinal cord injury, neurotrophins

Alan Gelperin, Monell Chemicals; Ph.D., Pennsylvania
Olfactory information processing and learning in Limax maximus

Joseph V. Martin, Associate Professor of Zoology; FAS-C; Ph.D., Southern California
Mechanisms of action of hypnotic drugs

William M. Saidel, Associate Professor of Zoology; FAS-C; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Vision in fishes and the evolution of vision

Michael V.K. Sukhdeo, Associate Professor of Animal Sciences, CC; Ph.D., McGill
Behavioral ecology of parasitic helminths in the host environment


 
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