Neuroscience Graduate Group/MINS Faculty

NEW Faculty members as of March 2015:Artist: Greg Dunn

Johannes Burge, PhD Assistant Profeesor of Psychology

Mariella DeBiasi, PhD Professor of Psychiatry

Marc Fuccillo, MD, PhD Assistant Professor of Neuroscience

Corey McMillan, PhD Research Assistant Professor of Neurology

Joan O'Brien, MD Chair and William F. Norris and George E. de Schweinitz Professor of Ophthalmology; Director, Scheie Eye Institute

Jorge Alvarez, PhD Assistant Professor of Pathobiology

Matt Kayser, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Note: The NGG Faculty webpages listed below are now updated by faculty themselves through the FEDS database. Contact Christine Clay with questions.


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Faculty Listed by Traditional Areas of Neuroscience Research:

Computational | Systems | Cellular and Molecular | Developmental | Behavioral and Cognitive | Neurobiology of Disease 

Faculty Listed by Focused Areas of Neuroscience Research:


Affective Disorders

Autism and Other Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Axon Guidance

Behavioral Neuroscience

Cognitive Neuroscience

Computational Neuroscience


Genetics and Epigenetics

Imaging Approaches

Ion Channels and Receptors

Learning and Memory

Motor Systems

Neural Injury, Regeneration, Repair, and Stem Cells

Neurobiology of Obesity

Neurobiology of Sleep and Circadian Rhythms

Neurobiology of Stress




Neuroinflammation and Neurovirology

Neuron-Glia Interactions


Sensory Systems and Perception

Synaptic Plasticity

Synaptogenesis and Circuit Formation

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