DYNS Faculty

F. Gregory Ashby

Distinguished Professor Emeritus
Psychological & Brain Sciences
Dynamical Neuroscience

3847 Psychology East
Cognitive & neural mechanisms of human learning; Cognitive neuroscience; Mathematical psychology.

Michael Beyeler

Assistant Professor
Computer Science
Psychological & Brain Sciences

3201B BioEngineering
Computational Vision, Computational Neuroscience, Neuroengineering, Human-Computer Interaction.

Jean Carlson

Professor
Physics

6123 Broida Hall
Cognitive neuroscience, learning, memory, categorization, decision processes in perception and cognition.

Miguel P. Eckstein

Professor
Psychological & Brain Sciences

3806 Psychology East
How biological organisms and artificial intelligent agents visually sense the world and make decisions.

Michael S. Gazzaniga

Distinguished Professor
Psychological & Brain Sciences

3818 Psychology East
Dr. Gazzaniga is currently engaged in examining how codes play a role in understanding how neurons become mind.

Barry Giesbrecht

Professor
Psychological & Brain Sciences

3805 Psychology East
Visual attention; Cognitive neuroscience; Brain Imaging; Exercise physiology.

Michael Goard

Assistant Professor
Psychological & Brain Sciences
Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology

5131 Biology II
The Goard lab focuses on how the mammalian neocortex processes and stores incoming sensory information.

Scott Grafton

Distinguished Professor
Psychological & Brain Sciences

2823 Psychology East
Professor Grafton is interested in how people organize movement into goal-oriented action.

Emily G. Jacobs

Associate Professor
Psychological & Brain Sciences

3818 Psychology East
Uses brain imaging and endocrinology to determine the impact of sex steroid hormones on brain morphology and function.

Skirmantas Janusonis

Associate Professor
Psychological & Brain Sciences

2827 Psychology East
Spatial and temporal organization of stochastic axon systems in the brain.

Ron Keiflin

Assistant Professor
Psychological & Brain Sciences

Neural circuits of associative learning, motivation, and decision-making.

Sung Soo Kim

Assistant Professor
Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

2141 Biology II
Neural circuit dynamics and behavior; navigation; neural mechanisms of stimulus selection and decision-making.

Kenneth S. Kosik

Distinguished Professor
Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

6139A Biology II
Molecular and genetic perspectives on neuro-development, evolution, plasticity and degeneration

Matthieu Louis

Associate Professor
Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

3141 Biology II
Combining theory and experimentation to understand how navigational decisions arise from neural-circuit computation.

Upamanyu Madhow

Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Next-generation wireless communication, sensing and inference; Robust, neuro-inspired machine learning.

B.S. Manjunath

Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research in Reproducible Computer Vision, Image Forensics and Deep Learning

Wendy Meiring

Professor
Statistics and Applied Probability

5510 South Hall
Statistical Methods and Data Analyses, Including For Brain Imaging and Other Neuroscience Data.

Mike Miller

Professor
Psychological & Brain Sciences

1823 Psychology
Dr. Miller is interested in the psychological and neural processes underlying human memory and decision-making.

Jeff Moehlis

Professor
Mechanical Engineering

Modeling, dynamics, & control of neural populations; application to neurological disorders such as Parkinson's disease.

Craig Montell

Distinguished Professor
Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology

4130-F Biology II
Molecular and cellular basis of animal behavior in flies and mosquitoes.

Julie H. Simpson

Assistant Professor
Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

3129 Biology II
Systems neuroscience, neuroethology, genetics. Dissecting neural circuits that control a motor sequence in fruit flies.

Ikuko Smith

Assistant Professor
Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
Psychological & Brain Sciences

5126 Biology II
The role of active dendrites in nonlinear modes of synaptic integration.

William Smith

Professor
Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology

2123 Biology II
Primary areas: The mechanisms of neural tube closure in Xenopus and Ciona; Behavior and neural circuity in Ciona.

Thomas Sprague

Assistant Professor
Psychological & Brain Sciences

Testing how the brain encodes and transforms neural representations of sensory information to guide behavioral goals.