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Charles E. Schmidt College of Science



Department of Biological Sciences


Faculty Name Research Interests Campus
Dawson-Scully, K Neurobiology of cellular stress and neuroprotection FAU-Jupiter
Godenschwege, T. Neurological disorders and diseases, nervous system development, axonal guidance and synaptogenesis FAU-Jupiter
Jia, K. Molecular regulation of aging FAU-Jupiter
Macleod, G. How mitochondria support & influence neurotransmission, pH homeostasis at synapses FAU-Jupiter
Murphey, R. Development and Degeneration of synapses FAU-Jupiter


Department of Psychology

Faculty Name Research Interests Campus
Blanks, J Development of cell specific recombinant Adeno-Associated Virus (rAAV) vectors for gene therapy of different target cells in the eye and brain FAU-Boca
Bressler, S Understand the spatio-temporal dynamics of activity in the brain as it relates to cognitive function. FAU-Boca
Hughes, K How psychopharmacological variables contribute to the formation of drug addiction and its subsequent treatment FAU-Jupiter
Jones, N Biological and socio-emotional factors that influence infant and childhood development FAU-Jupiter
Roselli, M Brain organization of behavior and cognitive functioning FAU-Davie
Stackman, R Neurobiology of Learning and Memory FAU-Jupiter
Vertes, R Behavioral neuroscience, Functional organization of the brainstem and its role in controlling the activity of the forebrain, Neurophysiology of sleep FAU-Boca
Wolgin, D Neural and behavioral mechanisms of contingent tolerance to stimulant drugs, Inhibitory mechanisms that counteract stimulant-induced behavior, Addiction to psychostimulants FAU-Boca








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