Neurobiology

NeurobiologyFaculty interested in neurobiology research seek to understand the fundamental mechanisms that underlie the growth, maturation and maintenance of specialized cells and formation of circuits found within the nervous system in normal, healthy development and in disease.  We employ a wide range of techniques from Genetics to Biophysics and a wide range of systems from Single Molecules to Whole Animals.  Select a faculty member from the list below to learn more about their specific research.

Select a faculty member below to learn more about their research in this area:

Dr. Brian Ackley
Associate Professor
(785) 864-5821
5004 Haworth

Interactions between neurons and their environment during development

Associate Professor
(785) 864-4328
8035 Haworth

Regulation of cell shape in nematode tubule formation.

T. Chris Gamblin
Professor, Associate Chair, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University 1998
(785) 864-5065
5055 Haworth

Role of tau in Alzheimer's and other neurodegenerative disorders.

Dr. Erik Lundquist
Professor, Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1995
(785) 864-5853
5049 Haworth Hall

Developmental neurobiology, genetics, and genomics.

Dr. Mark Richter
Professor
(785) 864-3334
4031 Haworth

Structure and dynamics of the ATP synthase and other molecular machines.

Dr. Dean Stetler
Associate Professor
(785) 864-3549
3043 Haworth

Autoimmunity; Development of therapeutic reagents for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).


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