People

Faculty

Ralph Adolphs Ralph Adolphs

Bren Professor of Psychology, Neuroscience and Biology; Allen V. C. Davis and Lenabelle Davis Leadership Chair, Caltech Brain Imaging Center; Director, Caltech Brain Imaging Center
Psychological and neurological investigations of human emotion and social cognition

John M. Allman John M. Allman

Frank P. Hixon Professor of Neurobiology
Neurogenomics of healthy aging and autism

Richard A. AndersenRichard A. Andersen

James G. Boswell Professor of Neuroscience; T&C Chen Brain-Machine Interface Center Leadership Chair; Director, T&C Chen Brain-Machine Interface Center
Neural mechanisms for visual-motor integration, spatial perception, and motion perception

David J. Anderson David J. Anderson

Seymour Benzer Professor of Biology; Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen Institute for Neuroscience Leadership Chair; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Director, Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen Institute for Neuroscience
Genetic dissection of neural circuits controlling emotional behaviors

Marianne Bronner Marianne Bronner

Albert Billings Ruddock Professor of Biology
Cellular and molecular studies of neural crest development

Michael Dickinson Michael Dickinson

Esther M. and Abe M. Zarem Professor of Bioengineering
Neural and biomechanical basis of behavior in the fruit flies and other insects

Viviana Gradinaru Viviana Gradinaru

Assistant Professor of Biology and Biological Engineering;
Investigator, Heritage Medical Research Institute; Director, Center for Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience

Control of Brain Function and Behavior

Elizabeth J. Hong Elizabeth J. Hong

Assistant Professor of Neuroscience
Synaptic and circuit mechanisms of olfaction

Mary B. Kennedy Mary B. Kennedy

Allen and Lenabelle Davis Professor of Biology
Molecular structure and function of central nervous system synapses

Henry A. Lester Henry A. Lester

Bren Professor of Biology
Molecular and functional aspects of ion channels, receptors, and transporters

Carlos Lois Carlos Lois

Research Professor of Biology
Assembly of brain circuits and the cellular mechanisms of behavior

Markus Meister Markus Meister

Anne P. and Benjamin F. Biaggini Professor of Biological Sciences; Executive Officer, Neurobiology; Graduate Option Representative
Function of neuronal circuits

Yuki Oka Yuki Oka

Assistant Professor of Biology
Neural and molecular basis of motivated behaviors toward homeostatic regulation

David A. Prober David A. Prober

Assistant Professor of Biology
Genetic and Neural Circuits that Regulate Sleep

David A. Prober Michael L. Roukes

Robert M. Abbey Profesor of Physics, Applied Physics, and Bioengineering
Neurotechnology for massively-parallel interrogation of brain activity

Mikhail Shapiro Mikhail Shapiro

Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering; Investigator, Heritage Medical Research Institute
Neuroscience, nanotechnology, and systems biology

Shinsuke Shimojo Shinsuke Shimojo

Gertrude Baltimore Professor of Experimental Psychology
Psychological and behavioral studies of perception attention and cognition in the human

Thanos Siapas Thanos Siapas

Professor of Computation and Neural Systems
Network mechanisms of learning and memory

Paul Sternberg Paul Sternberg

Thomas Hunt Morgan Professor of Biology; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Molecular genetics of C.elegans development and behavior

Doris Tsao Doris Tsao

Professor of Biology; T&C Chen Center for Systems Neuroscience Leadership Chair; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Director, T&C Chen Center for Systems Neuroscience
Neural circuits underlying face perception and object recognition in primates

Daniel Wagenaar Daniel Wagenaar

Research Professor of Biology and Biological Engineering
Neuronal basis of sensory processing and sensory-guided behavior; functional and anatomical circuit mapping

Kai Zinn Kai Zinn

Professor of Biology
Developmental neuroscience