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 & Physiology, Neuroscience Institute
Research Focus
Synaptic and circuit mechanisms of plasticity, learning behaviors and memory processing
Professor, Departments of Neuroscience & Physiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Cell Biology, Skirball Institute
Research Focus
Neuromuscular synapse formation
Biggs Professor of Neuroscience, Neuroscience & Physiology, Neuroscience Institute, Neural Science
Research Focus
Rhythms in neural networks
Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Science, Professor, Neural Science
Research Focus
Molecular, cellular, and behavioral architecture of memory formation
Professor, Psychiatry, Biochemistry and Molecular 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, Neuroscience & Physiology, Radiology, Nathan Kline Institute
Research Focus
Neuroimaging, neuroscience, psychopharmacology, and the genetics of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Professor, Cell Biology, Neuroscience & Physiology, Psychiatry, Skirball Institute (Molecular Neurobiology), Neural Science
Research Focus
Mechanisms of neurotophin receptor signaling
Professor, Vice Chair of Research, Neurosurgery, Neuroscience & Physiology
Research Focus
Regulation and modulation of pH in the nervous system
Research Associate Professor, Neuroscience & Physiology
Research Focus
Neural computation and connectomics
Assistant Professor, Center for Neural Science
Research Focus
Circuitry underlying decision-making
Associate Professor, Neuroscience & Physiology, Neuroscience Institute, Neural Science
Research Focus
Genetic basis of neural circuit formation and function
Professor, Neural Science
Research Focus
Molecular, neural, behavioral, and computational aspects of memory
Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology, Neuroscience & Physiology, Skirball Institute (Molecular Neurobiology), Neural Science
Research Focus
Synaptic plasticity, cortical dynamics, and social behavior
Professor, Neuroscience & Physiology, Skirball Institute (Molecular Neurobiology), Neural Science
Research Focus
Imaging of synapse dynamics in vivo
Professor, Neuroscience & Physiology
Research Focus
Sensory functions of the hand
Silver Professor, Neural Science, Economics, Psychology
Research Focus
The neurobiological, economics, and psychological bases of human and animal decision-making
Marvin Stern Professor of Psychiatry, 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
Professor, Neural Science, Psychology
Research Focus
Neuronal mechanisms of visual perception
Assistant Professor, Neurology, Neuroscience & Physiology, Radiology, Neuroscience Institute
Research Focus
Large-scale brain dynamics underlying human cognition
Silver 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 and Director, Neural Science
Research Focus
Molecular basis of cognition and brain disorders
Associate Professor, Neuroscience & Physiology, Neuroscience Institute
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, Psychiatry, 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, Neuroscience & Physiology, Neuroscience Institute, Neural Science
Research Focus
Neural circuits that underlie social behaviors
Thomas and Suzanne Murphy Professor of Neuroscience and University Professor, Neuroscience & Physiology, Neuroscience Institute
Research Focus
Intrinsic properties of neurons
Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology, Neuroscience & Physiology, Neuroscience Institute, Neural Science
Research Focus
Cellular and circuit mechanisms of complex, learned motor behaviors
Associate Professor, Neural Science, Psychology
Research Focus
Perception, working memory, and decision making
Research Associate Professor, Psychiatry, Nathan Kline Institute
Research Focus
Mechanisms of neuronal vulnerability in Alzheimer's disease
University Professor, Silver Professor, Neural Science, Psychology, Ophthalmology, Neuroscience & Physiology
Research Focus
Vision and visual development
Assistant Professor, Neuroscience & Physiology, NYU Neuroscience Institute
Research Focus
Biophysics of sensory processing
Professor, Psychiatry, Cell Biology, Nathan Kline Institute
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, Neuroscience & Physiology, Marlene and Paolo Fresco Institute for Parkinson's and Movement Disorders
Research Focus
Neurochemistry and neurophysiology of the nigrostriatal dopamine pathway
Associate Professor, Neuroscience & Physiology, Neuroscience Institute, Neural Science
Research Focus
Sensory information processing in the behaving animal
Associate Professor, Cell Biology, Skirball Institute (Molecular Neurobiology), Neural Science
Research Focus
Neurochemical signaling pathways modulating behaviors
Professor, Neural Science, Mathematics, Courant Institute
Research Focus
Biophysical mechanisms and theoretical foundations of neural computations
Valentino D.B. Mazzia, MD, JD Professor of Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology, Neuroscience & Physiology, Neuroscience Institute, Neural Science
Research Focus
Organization and function of neocortical circuits
Professor, Neural Science, Biology
Research Focus
Development and plasticity of the auditory system
Professor, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Neuroscience & Physiology, 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
Professor, Neuroscience & Physiology, Psychiatry, Neuroscience Institute
Research Focus
Age-related degenerative diseases
Silver Professor, HHMI Investigator, Neural Science, Mathematics, Psychology
Research Focus
Computational neuroscience, visual and auditory perception, statistical image and signal processing
Assistant Professor, Neuroscience & Physiology, Neuroscience Institute, Neural Science
Research Focus
Genetic and molecular mechanisms underlying sleep-wake cycles
Associate Professor, Cell Biology, Skirball Institute (Molecular Neurobiology), Neural Science
Research Focus
Neural circuits mediating innate behaviors
Professor, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Nathan Kline Institute, Neural Science
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, Neuroscience & Physiology, Neural Science
Research Focus
Auditory neural prostheses; behavioral research and computational modeling of human speech perception and production
Druckenmiller Professor of Neuroscience, Director of the Neuroscience Institute, Chair, Neuroscience & Physiology, Neural Science
Research Focus
Signaling mechanisms linking activity to cytoplasmic events
Associate Professor, Anesthesiology, Neuroscience & Physiology
Research Focus
AMPA receptors in pain and anesthesia
Professor, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Neuroscience & Physiology, Nathan Kline Institute, Neural Science
Research Focus
Neurobiology of memory and perception, with emphasis on olfaction
Lulu P. and David J. Levidow Professor of Neurology, Pathology, and Psychiatry
Research Focus
Pathogenesis of Alzheimer's and prion diseases
Professor, Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology, Neural Science
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
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
Silver Professor, Biology, Neural Science, Neuroscience & Physiology
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, Psychology, Neural Science
Research Focus
Visual perception and the visual control of action
Silver Professor, Computer Science, Neural Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Research Focus
Machine learning, computer vision, and computational neuroscience
Professor, Psychology, Neural Science
Research Focus
Visual perception, decision making and movement planning
Professor Emeritus, 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
Assistant Professor, Neurology, Neuroscience & Physiology
Research Focus
Alzheimer's disease and olfactory dysfunction
Assistant Professor, Biology
Research Focus
Differentiation of stem cells into disease relevant neuronal cell types
Silver Professor, Mathematics, Neural Science
Research Focus
Nonlinear waves, mathematical physics, visual neural science
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, Neural Science
Research Focus
Cardiac fluid dynamics, biomolecular motors, neuroscience
Silver 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
Associate Professor, Mathematics, Neural Science
Research Focus
Large-scale scientific modeling and efficient numerical methods
Professor, Psychiatry, Pharmacology
Research Focus
Neurotransmitters, transporters, and addiction
Professor Emeritus, Neuroscience & Physiology
Research Focus
Neuroglial interactions
Assistant Professor, Biology, Neuroscience & Physiology
Research Focus
Bioengineering, genomics, and cancer biology
Associate Professor, Vice Chair for Research, Radiology, Neuroscience & Physiology
Research Focus
Professor, Radiology, Pathology, Skirball Institute (Structural Biology)
Research Focus
Ultrasound and Magnetic Resonance Microimaging of transgenic mice