The new NYU Neuroscience Institute is charged with developing strategic links between basic science and clinical medicine to advance translational research in neuroscience at NYU. Faculty will be actively recruited to the Institute from outside and within NYU over the next 5 years.

Assistant Professor, Neuroscience & Physiology, Neuroscience Institute
Research Focus
Synaptic and circuit mechanisms of plasticity, learning behaviors and memory processing
Biggs Professor of Neuroscience, Neuroscience & Physiology, Neuroscience Institute, Neural Science
Research Focus
Rhythms in neural networks
Professor, Neuroscience & Physiology, Neuroscience Institute, Neural Science
Research Focus
Genetic basis of neural circuit formation and function
Assistant Professor, Neurology, Neuroscience & Physiology, Radiology, Neuroscience Institute
Research Focus
Large-scale brain dynamics underlying human cognition
Founders Professor, Neurology, Neuroscience & Physiology, Neuroscience Institute
Research Focus
Pathogenetic mechanisms of Parkinson’s disease
Assistant Professor, Neuroscience & Physiology, Neuroscience Institute
Research Focus
Studying astrocytes in health and disease
Associate Professor, Psychiatry, Neuroscience & Physiology, Neuroscience Institute, Neural Science
Research Focus
Neural circuits that underlie social behaviors
Associate Professor, Otolaryngology, Neuroscience & Physiology, Neuroscience Institute, Neural Science
Research Focus
Cellular and circuit mechanisms of complex, learned motor behaviors
Assistant Professor, Neuroscience & Physiology, NYU Neuroscience Institute
Research Focus
Biophysics of sensory processing
Associate Professor, Neuroscience & Physiology, Neuroscience Institute, Neural Science
Research Focus
Sensory information processing in the behaving animal
Valentino D.B. Mazzia, MD, JD Professor of Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology, Neuroscience & Physiology, Neuroscience Institute, Neural Science
Research Focus
Organization and function of neocortical circuits
Associate Director, Neuroscience & Physiology, Neurology, Neuroscience Institute
Research Focus
Interactions between myelin and axons and their disruption in demyelinating disorders
Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology, Neuroscience and Physiology, NYU Neuroscience Institute
Research Focus
Studying balance to understand the general principles of neural circuit function
Professor, Neuroscience Institute, Ophthalmology
Research Focus
Methods for controlling, imaging, and analyzing neural systems
Professor, Neuroscience & Physiology, Psychiatry, Neuroscience Institute
Research Focus
Age-related degenerative diseases
Assistant Professor , Neuroscience Institute
Research Focus
Neural Circuits Underlying Reward Processing in Health and Psychiatric Disease
Assistant Professor, Neuroscience & Physiology, Marlene and Paolo Fresco Institute for Parkinson's and Movement Disorders, Neuroscience Institute
Research Focus
Synaptic mechanisms underlying the control of movement
Chair, Department of Neuroscience and Physiology, Neuroscience & Physiology, Neural Science
Research Focus
Signaling mechanisms linking activity to cytoplasmic events