Columbia University Medical Center

DEPARTMENT OF NEUROSCIENCE

List of Faculty

Larry Abbott, PhD
Research Interests
  • Theoretical neuroscience
  • Cognitive/Systems neuroscience
  • Computation and theory
  • Neurobiology of Learning and Memory
Dmitriy Aronov, PhD
Research Interests
  • Cognitive/Systems neuroscience
  • Neurobiology of Learning and Memory
  • Systems and circuits
  • Neuroethology
Richard Axel, MD
Research Interests
  • Sensory Physiology
  • Neurogenetics
  • Synapses and circuits
Rudy Behnia, PhD
Research Interests
  • Sensory Physiology
  • Synapses and circuits
  • Systems and circuits
Ethan Bromberg-Martin, PhD
Research Interests
  • Cognitive/Systems neuroscience
  • Theoretical neuroscience
  • Computation and theory
  • Systems and circuits
  • Neurobiology of Learning and Memory
Randy Bruno, PhD
Research Interests
  • Sensory Physiology
  • Theoretical neuroscience
  • Cognitive/Systems neuroscience
  • Synapses and circuits
Mark Churchland, PhD
Research Interests
  • Theoretical neuroscience
  • Motor systems
  • Cognitive/Systems neuroscience
  • Systems and circuits
Rui M. Costa, PhD
Research Interests
  • behavioral Genetics
  • Electrophysiology
Aniruddha Das, PhD
Research Interests
  • Sensory Physiology
  • Brain imaging
  • Cognitive/Systems neuroscience
Jane Dodd, PhD
Research Interests
  • Synapses and circuits
  • Cell Specification and Differentiation
  • Axon Pathfinding and Synaptogenesis
  • cellular/molecular/developmental neuroscience
Vincent P. Ferrera, PhD
Research Interests
  • Cognitive/Systems neuroscience
  • Systems and circuits
Stefano Fusi, PhD
Research Interests
  • Theoretical neuroscience
  • Cognitive/Systems neuroscience
  • Neurobiology of Learning and Memory
  • Computation and theory
Joseph A. Gogos, MD, PhD
Research Interests
  • Neurogenetics
  • Models of Psychiatric Disorders
  • Synapses and circuits
  • Neurobiology of Disease
Michael E. Goldberg, MD
Research Interests
  • Neurobiology of Learning and Memory
  • Cognitive/Systems neuroscience
  • Sensory Physiology
  • Synapses and circuits
Jacqueline Gottlieb, PhD
Research Interests
  • Cognitive/Systems neuroscience
  • Neurophysiology
  • Reasoning and decision making
  • Instrinsic motivation
  • Curiosity and exploration
  • Systems and circuits
Wesley Grueber, PhD
Research Interests
  • Axon Pathfinding and Synaptogenesis
  • Synapses and circuits
  • Neural Degeneration and Repair
  • Cell Specification and Differentiation
Robert D. Hawkins, PhD
Research Interests
  • Neurobiology of Learning and Memory
  • Synapses and circuits
Rene Hen, PhD
Research Interests
  • Models of Psychiatric Disorders
  • Stem cell biology
Elias Issa, PhD
Research Interests
  • Cognitive/Systems neuroscience
  • Sensory Physiology
  • Theoretical neuroscience
Thomas M. Jessell, PhD
Research Interests
  • Motor systems
  • Synapses and circuits
  • Axon Pathfinding and Synaptogenesis
  • Stem cell biology
  • Neurogenetics
  • cellular/molecular/developmental neuroscience
Eric Kandel, MD
Research Interests
  • Neurogenetics
  • Models of Psychiatric Disorders
  • Neurobiology of Learning and Memory
  • Biophysics/Ion Channels
  • Synapses and circuits
  • Systems and circuits
Minoree Kohwi, PhD
Research Interests
  • Cell Specification and Differentiation
  • Stem cell biology
  • Neural Degeneration and Repair
Stavros Lomvardas, PhD
Research Interests
  • Sensory Physiology
  • Snapses and Circuits
Attila Losonczy, MD, PhD
Research Interests
  • Neurobiology of Learning and Memory
  • Synapses and circuits
  • Systems and circuits
Carol A. Mason, PhD
Research Interests
  • Synapses and circuits
  • Axon Pathfinding and Synaptogenesis
  • Cell Specification and Differentiation
  • cellular/molecular/developmental neuroscience
Kenneth Miller, PhD
Research Interests
  • Theoretical neuroscience
  • Sensory Physiology
  • Synapses and circuits
  • Cognitive/Systems neuroscience
Liam Paninski, PhD
Research Interests
  • Brain imaging
  • Theoretical neuroscience
  • Sensory Physiology
Franck Polleux, PhD
Research Interests
  • Synapses and circuits
  • Axon Pathfinding and Synaptogenesis
  • Cell Specification and Differentiation
Ning Qian, PhD
Research Interests
  • Computation and theory
  • Cognitive/Systems neuroscience
  • Theoretical neuroscience
Daniel Salzman, MD, PhD
Research Interests
  • Models of Psychiatric Disorders
  • Cognitive/Systems neuroscience
  • Neurobiology of Learning and Memory
  • Systems and circuits
Nathaniel Sawtell, PhD
Research Interests
  • Synapses and circuits
  • Sensory Physiology
  • Neurobiology of Learning and Memory
  • Cognitive/Systems neuroscience
  • Systems and circuits
Samuel M. Schacher, PhD
Research Interests
  • Neurobiology of Learning and Memory
  • Synapses and circuits
  • Axon Pathfinding and Synaptogenesis
  • cellular/molecular/developmental neuroscience
Michael Shadlen, MD, PhD
Research Interests
  • Synapses and circuits
  • Cognitive/Systems neuroscience
Steven A. Siegelbaum, PhD
Research Interests
  • Molecular studies of ion channel structure and function
  • Synaptic transmission and plasticity in the mammalian brain
  • Synapses and circuits
  • Biophysics/Ion Channels
  • Neurobiology of Learning and Memory
  • Models of Psychiatric Disorders
Michail Tsodyks, PhD
Research Interests
  • Theoretical neuroscience
  • Computation and theory
Clarissa Waites, PhD
Research Interests
  • Neural Degeneration and Repair
  • cellular/molecular/developmental neuroscience
  • Neurobiology of Learning and Memory
  • Synapses and circuits
Hynek Wichterle, PhD
Research Interests
  • Neural Degeneration and Repair
  • Cell Specification and Differentiation
  • Stem cell biology
  • cellular/molecular/developmental neuroscience
Rafael Yuste, MD, PhD
Research Interests
  • Biophysics/Ion Channels
  • Brain imaging
  • Theoretical neuroscience
  • Synapses and circuits
  • Systems and circuits
Charles Zuker, PhD
Research Interests
  • Brain imaging
  • Sensory Physiology
  • Neurogenetics
  • Synapses and circuits