Neuroscience Doctoral Program Faculty

Neuroscience Doctoral Program Core Faculty

 

 

Professor, Neural Science
Research Focus
Molecular mechanisms of long-term memory
Professor, Neural Science, Biology
Research Focus
Neuronal plasticity in neocortex
Assistant Professor, Neuroscience and Physiology, NYU Neuroscience Institute
Research Focus
Synaptic and circuit mechanisms of plasticity, learning behaviors and memory processing
Professor, Cell Biology, Pharmacology, Skirball Institute (Molecular Neurobiology)
Research Focus
Neuromuscular synapse formation
Biggs Professor of Neuroscience, Physiology & Neuroscience, NYU Neuroscience Institute
Research Focus
Rhythms in neural networks
Professor and Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Science, Neural Science
Research Focus
Molecular, cellular, and behavioral architecture of memory formation
Professor, Psychiatry, Pharmacology
Research Focus
Neurobiology of ingestive behavior and drug addiction
Associate Professor, Neural Science
Research Focus
Cellular neurophysiology
Brooke and Daniel Neidich Professor, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Radiology, Nathan Kline Institute
Research Focus
Neuroimaging, neuroscience, psychopharmacology, and the genetics of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Professor, Cell Biology, Physiology & Neuroscience, Psychiatry, Skirball Institute (Molecular Neurobiology)
Research Focus
Mechanisms of neurotophin receptor signaling
Professor, Vice Chair of Research, Neurosurgery, Physiology & Neuroscience
Research Focus
Regulation and modulation of pH in the nervous system
Research Associate Professor, Neuroscience & Physiology
Research Focus
Neural computation and connectomics
Assistant Professor, Physiology & Neuroscience, NYU Neuroscience Institute
Research Focus
Genetic basis of neural circuit formation and function
Professor, Neural Science
Research Focus
Molecular, neural, behavioral, and computational aspects of memory
Julius Raynes Professor, Associate Director of the NYU Neuroscience Institute, Physiology & Neuroscience, NYU Neuroscience Institute
Research Focus
Molecular and genetic origins of cortical interneuron diversity
Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology, Physiology & Neuorscience, Skirball Institute (Molecular Neurobiology)
Research Focus
Synaptic plasticity, cortical dynamics, and social behavior
Professor, Physiology & Neuroscience, Skirball Institute (Molecular Neurobiology)
Research Focus
Imaging of synapse dynamics in vivo
Professor, Physiology & Neuroscience
Research Focus
Sensory functions of the hand
Associate Professor, Psychiatry, Physiology & Neuroscience, Nathan Kline Institute
Research Focus
Mechanisms underlying selective vulnerability of forebrain neurons to degeneration and their response to therapeutic interventions
Silver Professor, Neural Science, Economics, Psychology
Research Focus
The neurobiological, economics, and psychological bases of human and animal decision-making
Professor, Vice Chair for Research, Director of the Nathan Kline Institute, Psychiatry, Nathan Kline Institute
Research Focus
Biological mechanisms that contribute to the onset and clinical course of schizophrenia
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, Neuroscience and Physiology, NYU Neuroscience Institute
Research Focus
Microcircuits underlying state-dependent regulation of information processing
Professor, Neural Science, Psychology
Research Focus
Neuronal mechanisms of visual perception
Assistant Professor, Neuroscience & Physiology, Radiology, Neuroscience Institute
Research Focus
Large-scale brain dynamics underlying human cognition
Professor, Psychology, Neural Science
Research Focus
Functional imaging of the human brain (fMRI), computational neuroscience, vision, attention
 
Assistant Professor, Neural Science
Research Focus
Decision making, visual shape and motion processing
 
Professor, Neural Science, Psychology
Research Focus
Development of visual function
Professor, Neural Science
Research Focus
Molecular basis of cognition and brain disorders
Associate Professor, Physiology & Neuroscience
Research Focus
Neuronal basis of motor control
University Professor and Henry and Lucy Moses Professor of Science, Neural Science, Psychology, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Nathan Kline Institute
Research Focus
Memory and emotion
Associate Professor, Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology, Pathology, Nathan Kline Institute
Research Focus
Cellular and biochemical events leading to Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases and identification of treatment targets
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, Physiology & Neuroscience, NYU Neuroscience Institute
Research Focus
Neural circuits that underlie social behaviors
Thomas and Suzanne Murphy Professor of Neuroscience and University Professor, Physiology & Neuroscience
Research Focus
Intrinsic properties of neurons
Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology, Physiology & Neuroscience, NYU Neuroscience Institute
Research Focus
Cellular and circuit mechanisms of complex, learned motor behaviors
Associate Professor, Neural Science, Psychology
Research Focus
Perception, working memory, and decision making
Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, Nathan Kline Institute
Research Focus
Mechanisms of neuronal vulnerability in Alzheimer's disease
Provost and Professor, Mathematics, Neural Science, Physiology & Neuroscience
Research Focus
Nonlinear waves, mathematical physics, visual neural science
University Professor, Silver Professor, and Chair, Neural Science, Psychology
Research Focus
Vision and visual development
Assistant Professor, Neuroscience and Physiology, NYU Neuroscience Institute
Research Focus
Biophysics of sensory processing
Professor, Psychiatry & Cell Biology
Research Focus
Cellular mechanisms and therapy of neurodegenerative disease
Assistant Professor, Neural Science
Research Focus
Population imaging of sensory networks
Associate Professor, Neural Science
Research Focus
Neuronal dynamics and decision making
Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery
Research Focus
Neural stem cell function in neurogenesis, gliomagenesis and neuropsychiatric disorders
Professor, Neural Science
Research Focus
Functional interactions of neurons in a network
Professor, Neurosurgery, Physiology & Neuroscience
Research Focus
Neurochemistry and neurophysiology of the nigrostriatal dopamine pathway
Associate Professor, Physiology & Neuroscience, NYU Neuroscience Institute
Research Focus
Sensory information processing in the behaving animal
Assistant Professor, Cell Biology, Skirball Institute (Molecular Neurobiology)
Research Focus
Neurochemical signaling pathways modulating behaviors
Professor, Neural Science, Mathematics, Courant Institute
Research Focus
Biophysical mechanisms and theoretical foundations of neural computations
Professor, Physiology & Neuroscience, Biochemistry, NYU Neuroscience Institute
Research Focus
Organization and function of neocortical circuits
Professor, Cell Biology, Neurology, NYU Neuroscience Institute
Research Focus
Interactions between myelin and axons and their disruption in demyelinating disorders
Professor, Neural Science, Biology
Research Focus
Development and plasticity of the auditory system
Professor, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Physiology & Neuroscience, Psychiatry, Nathan Kline Institute
Research Focus
Mechanisms of neuronal excitability and plasticity and dysfunction in complex disorders
Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology, Neuroscience and Physiology, NYU Neuroscience Institute
Research Focus
Studying balance to understand the general principles of neural circuit function
Professor, Neural Science, Psychology
Research Focus
Neurobiology of hearing
Natalie Clews Spencer Professor, Neural Science, Psychology, Biology
Research Focus
Visual physiology and perception
Associate Professor, Physiology & Neuroscience, Psychiatry
Research Focus
Age-related degenerative diseases
Professor, HHMI Investigator, Neural Science, Mathematics, Psychology
Research Focus
Computational vision
Assistant Professor, Physiology & Neuroscience, NYU Neuroscience Institute
Research Focus
Genetic and molecular mechanisms underlying sleep-wake cycles
Assistant Professor, Cell Biology, Skirball Institute (Molecular Neurobiology)
Research Focus
Neural circuits mediating innate behaviors
Professor, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Nathan Kline Institute
Research Focus
Infant attachment neurobiology and ontogeny of amygdala-dependent fear learning
Professor, Neural Science, Psychology
Research Focus
Organization of memory in the medial temporal lobe and the effects of exercise on learning, memory and cognition
Noel L. Cohen Professor of Hearing Science, Vice-Chairman for Research, Otolaryngology
Research Focus
Auditory neural prostheses; behavioral research and computational modeling of human speech perception and production
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
Druckenmiller Professor of Neuroscience, Director of the Neuroscience Institute, Chair of Physiology & Neuroscience, Psychology
Research Focus
Signaling mechanisms linking activity to cytoplasmic events
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology
Research Focus
AMPA receptors in pain and anesthesiology
Professor, Neural Science
Research Focus
Computational neuroscience, decision-making, working memory, and neural circuits
Professor, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Nathan Kline Institute
Research Focus
Neurobiology of memory and perception, with emphasis on olfaction
Professor, Neurology, Pathology, and Psychiatry
Research Focus
Pathogenesis of Alzheimer's and prion diseases
Professor, Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology, Pathology
Research Focus
AMPA receptors trafficking, synaptic strength, spine morphogenesis, and neurological diseases

 

Neuroscience Doctoral Program Associate Faculty

 

 

Professor, Psychology, Neural Science
Research Focus
Behavioral flexibility in infants, children, and adults
Associate Professor, Psychology, Neural Science
Research Focus
Social cognition and emotion in the regulation of behavior
Professor, Biology, Neural Science
Research Focus
Regulation of neuroplasticity by serotonin
Associate Professor, Biology, Neural Science
Research Focus
Behavioral genetics and neurobiology of circadian rhythms
Professor, Mathematics, Neural Science
Research Focus
Development of theoretical and computational tools for their applications in physics, biology, and neuroscience
Professor, Psychology, Neural Science
Research Focus
Visual perception and attention
Professor, Psychology, Neural Science
Research Focus
Brain mechanisms of reward
Associate Professor, Psychology, Neural Science
Research Focus
Prefrontal cortex, working memory, and control of action
Associate Professor, Psychology, Neural Science
Research Focus
Medial temporal lobe involvement in the formation of different types of memories
Silver Professor, Biology, Neural Science
Research Focus
Pattern formation and development of the visual system
Albert and Blanche Willner Family Global Distinguished Professor, Neural Science
Research Focus
Mechanisms of learning and memory
Associate Professor, Computer Science, Neural Science
Research Focus
Computational vision and learning
Professor, Pathology, Psychiatry
Research Focus
Molecular pathogenesis of protein folding disorders, especially Alzheimer's Disease
Professor, Radiology, Physiology & Neuroscience
Research Focus
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and its applications to cancer, neurodegenerative diseases and psychiatric disorders
Professor, Dean of the School of Medicine, Radiology, Neurosurgery, Neurology, Physiology & Neuroscience
Research Focus
Magnetic resonance imaging of brain injury and multiple sclerosis
Professor, Psychology, Neural Science
Research Focus
Visual perception and the visual control of action
Silver Professor, Computer Science, Neural Science
Research Focus
Machine learning, computer vision, and computational neuroscience
Professor, Psychology, Neural Science
Research Focus
Visual perception, decision making and movement planning
Professor, Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology
Research Focus
Structure and functions of nervous tissue proteoglycans
Lucius N. Littauer Professor Professor, Chair of Psychiatry, Psychiatry
Research Focus
Diagnosis and treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder
Associate Professor, Psychiatry, Nathan Kline Institute
Research Focus
Molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying learning, memory and its disorders
Professor, Psychology, Neural Science
Research Focus
Object recognition and sensitivity
Silver Professor, Mathematics
Research Focus
Cardiac fluid dynamics, biomolecular motors, neuroscience
Professor, Psychology, Neural Science, Nathan Kline Institute
Research Focus
Cognitive neuroscience of emotion, learning and memory
Professor, Psychology, Neural Science
Research Focus
Neural and cognivitive basis of speech perception
Assistant Professor, Mathematics
Research Focus
Large-scale scientific modeling and efficient numerical methods
Professor, Psychiatry, Pharmacology
Research Focus
Neurotransmitters, transporters, and addiction
Professor, Physiology & Neuroscience
Research Focus
Neuroglial interactions
Associate Professor, Biology
Research Focus
Bioengineering, genomics, and cancer biology
Lilian and George Lyttle Professor of Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, Neural Science
Research Focus
Applied mathematics, modeling, and large-scale computation, vision and computational neuroscience
Associate Professor, Vice Chair for Research, Radiology, Physiology & Neuroscience
Research Focus
 
Professor, Biology, Mathematics, Neural Science
Research Focus
Statistical problems in neuroscience
Professor, Radiology, Pathology, Skirball Institute (Structural Biology)
Research Focus
Ultrasound and Magnetic Resonance Microimaging of transgenic mice