Director

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


Faculty

Ruth E. Grahn, Associate Professor of Psychology

Ruth E. Grahn

Associate Professor of Psychology

Impact of stress on behavior and neural function • Animal models of psychopathology • Role of serotonin in fear/anxiety-related behaviors • Protein immunohistochemistry


Associated Faculty

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

Bruce Branchini

Hans and Ella McCollum '21 Vahlteich Professor of Chemistry

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

Ann S. Devlin

May Buckley Sadowski '19 Professor of Psychology

Environmental psychology • Healthcare design • Evidence-based design • Spatial cognition



Martha J. Grossel, Professor of Biology

Martha J. Grossel

Professor of Biology

(On sabbatical Fall 2016)

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

Comparative biochemistry and physiology • Invertebrate stress physiology • Marine biology • Tropical biology