Behavioral Neuroscience Program Faculty

Ruth E. Grahn, Associate Professor of Psychology, Chair of the Psychology Department Ruth E. Grahn, Associate Professor of Psychology, Chair of the Psychology Department

Ruth E. Grahn, Associate Professor of Psychology, Chair of the Psychology Department
Impact of stress on behavior and neural function • Animal models of psychopathology • Role of serotonin in fear/anxiety-related behaviors • Protein immunohistochemistry

Joseph A. Schroeder, Associate Professor of Psychology, Director of the Behavioral Neuroscience Program Joseph A. Schroeder, Associate Professor of Psychology, Director of the Behavioral Neuroscience Program

Joseph A. Schroeder, Associate Professor of Psychology, Director of the Behavioral Neuroscience Program
Neurobiology of analgesia • The neurobiological mechanisms of psychostimulant related behavior • Animal models of neurodegenerative disease, schizophrenia and drug abuse • Heavy metal neurotoxicity • Spatial navigation learning and memory • Development of zebrafish behavioral pharmacology models

Associated Faculty

Bruce Branchini, Hans and Ella McCollum '21 Vahlteich Professor of Chemistry

Bruce Branchini, Hans and Ella McCollum '21 Vahlteich Professor of Chemistry  (On sabbatical Spring 2015)
Firefly bioluminescence • Development of improved reagents for imaging genetic activity • Synthesis of bioluminescent compounds • Protein nuclear magnetic resonance

Ann S. Devlin, May Buckley Sadowski '19 Professor of Psychology, College Marshal

Ann S. Devlin, May Buckley Sadowski '19 Professor of Psychology, College Marshal
Environmental psychology • Healthcare design • Evidence-based design • Spatial cognition

Deborah Eastman, Associate Professor of Biology

Deborah Eastman, Associate Professor of Biology
Developmental biology • Molecular biology • Genetics • Microbiology

Marylynn Fallon, Senior Lecturer in Biology, Pre-health Adviser

Marylynn Fallon, Senior Lecturer in Biology, Pre-health Adviser
Human physiology • Biology • Pre-health professions advising

Martha J. Grossel, Professor of Biology

Martha J. Grossel, Professor of Biology
Molecular biology • Cell biology • Cancer and the cell cycle • Cell cycle regulation

Stephen Loomis, Jean C. Tempel '65 Professor of Biology

Stephen Loomis, Jean C. Tempel '65 Professor of Biology  (On sabbatical Spring 2015)
Comparative biochemistry and physiology • Invertebrate stress physiology • Marine biology • Tropical biology

Retired Faculty

Ruth E. Grahn, Associate Professor of Psychology, Chair of the Psychology Department

Ruth E. Grahn, Associate Professor of Psychology, Chair of the Psychology Department
Impact of stress on behavior and neural function • Animal models of psychopathology • Role of serotonin in fear/anxiety-related behaviors • Protein immunohistochemistry

Joseph A. Schroeder, Associate Professor of Psychology, Director of the Behavioral Neuroscience Program

Joseph A. Schroeder, Associate Professor of Psychology, Director of the Behavioral Neuroscience Program
Neurobiology of analgesia • The neurobiological mechanisms of psychostimulant related behavior • Animal models of neurodegenerative disease, schizophrenia and drug abuse • Heavy metal neurotoxicity • Spatial navigation learning and memory • Development of zebrafish behavioral pharmacology models

Contact information:
Phone:
860-439-2387
Fax:
860-439-5300

Email Joseph Schroeder, jasch@conncoll.edu

Joseph Schroeder, Director
Behavioral Neuroscience Program
Box 5275
270 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320-4196