University of Vermont

Neuroscience Graduate Program

NGP Faculty Directory

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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Name/Web page

Role in Program

Appointment

College

Research Description

Althoff,Robert,M.D. Ph.D. Research Mentor Associate Professor
Psychiatry
College of Medicine genetic and environmental basis of behavior disorders
Ballif,Bryan,Ph.D. Research Mentor Associate Professor
Biology
College of Arts & Sciences signal transduction pathways regulating mammalian brain development
Berger,Christopher,Ph.D. Research Mentor Associate Professor
Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
College of Medicine molecular motors in axonal transport; tau and neural function
Bongard,Josh,Ph.D. Research Mentor Associate Professor
Computer Science
College of Engineering & Mathematical Sciences evolutionary robotics, evolutionary computation, physical simulation
Bouton,Mark,Ph.D. Research Mentor Professor
Psychological Science
College of Arts & Sciences mechanisms of learning, memory, and emotion in classical conditioning
Brayden,Joseph,Ph.D. Research Mentor Professor
Pharmacology  
College of Medicine ionic mechanisms of communication between smooth muscle and endothelial cells in cerebral arterioles
Brewer, Matthias, Ph.D. Research Mentor Associate Professor
Chemistry
College of Arts & Sciences Organic chemistry, synthetic methods, total synthesis, natural products
Cannizzaro,Michael,Ph.D. Research Mentor Associate Professor
Communication Sciences and Disorders
College of Nursing & Health Sciences interrelationship of language and cognition in normal and brain-injured adults
Cipolla,Marilyn,Ph.D. Research Mentor Professor
Neurological Sciences
College of Medicine Stroke, hypertension, vascular function and cerebral circulation
Clason,Todd,MS Educator, Core Director Imaging/Physiology Core
Neurological Sciences
College of Medicine light microscopy imaging and analysis
Cornbrooks,Carson,Ph.D. Educator, First Year Advisor Associate Professor
Neurological Sciences
College of Medicine VIC Human Structure and Function; advisor for first and second years in Neuroscience Grad Program
Delay,Eugene,Ph.D. Research Mentor Associate Professor
Biology  
College of Arts & Sciences taste transduction, perception, and behavior
Delay,Rona,Ph.D. Research Mentor Associate Professor 
Biology
College of Arts & Sciences olfactory transduction, perception and behavior
Dostmann,Wolfgang,Ph.D. Research Mentor Professor
Pharmacology  
College of Medicine regulation of cerebral vascular function by cyclic gmp- dependent kinase
Dumas,Julie,Ph.D. Research Mentor Associate Professor
Psychiatry/Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit
College of Medicine neurobiology, endocrinology, and transmitter systems in age related cognitive aging
Ebert,Alicia,Ph.D. Research Mentor Assistant Professor
Biology
College of Arts & Sciences genetic and molecular basis of development of the eye in zebrafish
Eckenstein,Felix,Ph.D. Research Mentor Professor
Neurological Sciences
College of Medicine molecular mechanisms of repair after nervous system injury; neurodegeneration
Eppstein, Maggie, PhD Research Mentor Associate Professor, Chair
Computer Science
College of Engineering & Mathematical Sciences  
Erdos, Benedek, M.D./ Ph.D. Research Mentor Assistant Professor
Pharmacology
College of Medicine how stress, obesity and aging affect neuroendocrine regulation of blood pressure.
Ezerman,Elizabeth,Ph.D. Educator Assistant Professor
Neurological Sciences
College of Medicine teaching: vic human structure and function
Falls,William,Ph.D. Research Mentor Professor/Chair
Psychological Science
College of Arts & Sciences neurbiology of fear, anxiety and resilience
Forehand,Cynthia,Ph.D. Research Mentor Dean, Graduate College/Professor
Neurological Sciences  
College of Medicine molecular and cellular mechanisms of axonal pathfinding during development
Francklyn,Christopher,Ph.D. Research Mentor Professor
Biochemistry
College of Medicine molecular basis of neurodegeneration in genetically transmitted disease
Freeman,Kalev,M.D./Ph.D. Research Mentor Assistant Professor
Surgery
College of Medicine traumatic brain injury: effects on vasculature; cognitive therapy for tbi
Garavan,Hugh,Ph.D. Research Mentor Associate Professor
Psychiatry
College of Medicine cognitive neuroscience; behaviors and circuits underlying addiction; functional imaging
Green,John,Ph.D. Research Mentor Associate Professor
Psychological Science  
College of Arts & Sciences neurobiology of learning and memory; impact of exercise; neural mechanisms and circuits
Hamill,Robert,M.D. Clinical Mentor Professor
Neurological Sciences
College of Medicine former chair of neurology; clinical care in neurology
Hammack,Sayamwong (Jom),Ph.D. Research Mentor Associate Professor
Psychological Science
College of Arts & Sciences neurobiological mechanisms of stress, emotion, and resilience
Henry,Sharon,PT, Ph.D., ATC Research Mentor Professor
Rehabilitation and Movement Science
College of Nursing & Health Sciences neuromotor coordination of posture in people with and without low back pain and treatment
Holmes, Gregory, M.D. Research Mentor Professor, Chair
Neurological Sciences
College of Medicine Pediatric epilepsy and learning disorders
Howe,Alan,Ph.D. Research Mentor Associate Professor
Pharmacology  
College of Medicine molecular mechanisms underlying axonal pathfinding and cell migration
Hudziak,James,M.D. Research Mentor Professor
Psychiatry
College of Medicine genomic and neuroimaging studies of developmental psychopathology and wellness
Jacobs,Jesse,Ph.D. Research Mentor Assistant Professor
Rehabilitation and Movement Science
College of Nursing & Health Sciences neural mechanisms that underlie human posture and movement
Jaworski,Diane,Ph.D. Research Mentor Professor
Neurological Sciences  
College of Medicine extracellular matrix proteolysis in normal and diseased nervous system; glioma 
Langevin,Helene,M.D. Research Mentor Professor
Neurological Sciences
College of Medicine mechanisms of acupuncture; interaction of connective tissue with nervous system
Lenck-Santini, Pierre-Pascal, Ph.D. Research Mentor Assistant Professor
Neurological Sciences
College of Medicine Neurological substrates of information processing and cognition, with a particular interest in learning and memory
Li,Dawei,Ph.D. Research Mentor Assistant Professor
Microbiology and Molecular Genetics/NBH
College of Medicine identification of genes with mental disorders using genome-wide association study and deep sequencing
Lounsbury,Karen,Ph.D. Research Mentor Professor
Pharmacology
College of Medicine signal transduction pathways underlying cancer
Mawe,Gary,Ph.D. Research Mentor Professor
Neurological Sciences
College of Medicine neural regulation of gut functions:  inflammation-induced neuroplasticity, serotonin signaling in the gut; therapeutic targets for treatment of gi disorders
May,Victor,Ph.D. Research Mentor Professor
Neurological Sciences
College of Medicine Molecular mechanisms and neurochemistry of stress and anxiety
Morielli,Anthony,Ph.D. Research Mentor Associate Professor
Pharmacology  
College of Medicine ion channel regulation in the brain; the role of potassium channel trafficking in synaptic plasticity
Naylor,Magdalena,M.D. Ph.D. Research Mentor Professor
Psychiatry
College of Medicine structural and functional changes caused by coping with chronic pain; fmri & mri
Nelson,Mark,Ph.D. Research Mentor Professor/Chair
Pharmacology
College of Medicine neurovascular coupling; ion channels in vascular smooth muscle and endothelial cell function
Nishi,Rae,Ph.D. Director, Research Mentor Professor
Neurological Sciences  
College of Medicine nicotinic receptors and endogenous allosteric modulators in cancer, neural development, and cognition
Parsons,Rodney,Ph.D. Research Mentor Professor
Neurological Sciences
College of Medicine mechanisms of synaptic integration and signaling in autonomic ganglia and response to injury or disease
Potter,Alexandra,Ph.D. Research Mentor Assistant Professor
Psychiatry/Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit
College of Medicine nicotinic receptor systems in cognition and disorders of impulse control
Prelock,Patricia,Ph.D. Research Mentor Professor/Dean
Communication Sciences and Disorders/College of Nursing and Health Sciences
College of Nursing & Health Sciences nature and treatment of autism, specifically social cognition and social communication
Scott, Rodney, M.D./Ph.D Research Mentor Professor/Vice-Chair for Research, Neurological Sciences College of Medicine Neural substrates of epilepsy and learning disabilities
Schermerhorn,Alice,Ph.D. Research Mentor Assistant Professor
Psychological Science
College of Arts & Sciences neural processes underlying stress adjustment problems in children
Sibold,Jeremy,A.T.C., Ed.D. Research Mentor Assistant Professor
Rehabilitation and Movement Science
College of Nursing & Health Sciences effects of exercise on mental health and well being
Spees,Jeffrey,Ph.D. Research Mentor Associate Professor 
Medicine
College of Medicine role of neural stem cells in repair of cns after stroke
Teuscher,Cory,Ph.D. Research Mentor Professor
Medicine  
College of Medicine nonclassical immune response genes in demyelinating disease; genetic of sexual behavior
Toufexis,Donna,Ph.D. Research Mentor Assistant Professor
Psychological Science
College of Arts & Sciences
sex hormone effects on emotional learning and anxiety behaviors
Van Houten,Judith,Ph.D. Research Mentor Professor
Biology
College of Arts & Sciences molecular mechanisms of chemoreception in paramecium and mice
Vizzard,Margaret,Ph.D. Research Mentor Professor
Neurological Sciences
College of Medicine neural control of urinary bladder and response to injury and disease
Wellman,George,Ph.D. Research Mentor Associate Professor
Pharmacology
College of Medicine neurovascular control of cerebral blood flow; changes following subarachnoid hemorrhage
White, Sheryl Educator, Core Director Assistant Professor, Department of Neurological Sciences College of Medicine Director of the COBRE Neuroscience Molecular Cellular Core Facility

Last modified November 14 2014 03:01 PM