Center for Cellular Neurobiology and Neurodegeneration Research


Affiliated Faculty of the Center each direct their own research programs. Many are from other Institutions. As a result of our respect diverse expertise and interests, our collaborations bring unique approaches to neuroscience. Undergraduate and graduate students are involved in all Center research projects, and this is considered a key mission of the Center.The Center has Mentored the research projects of, 15 Doctoral students, 25 Masters students 36 undergraduates and 5 high school students.

The Center has received a total of $5,269,901 in research funding.

Thomas B. Shea, Ph.D.

Associate Director
Sangmook Lee,  Ph.D. 

Associated Faculty

Development of the Nervous System

Michael Garcia (Univ of Missouri)
Harish Pant (NIH)
Aurea Pimenta (Univ of Vanderbilt Medical School)

Graduate Students: Chhavi Sood 

Aging, Alzheimer's disease and  Amyotropic Lateral Sclerosis

Ruth Remington, Ph.D.
Eugene Rogers, Ph.D.
Robert Nicolosi, PhD (Emeritus)
Garth Hall, Ph.D.
Michael Graves, Ph.D. 
Nancy Lombardo (Boston University; Bedford VA Hospital)

Graduate Students: Marta Taddeo, Vanessa Doualmes

Connecting Neurons to Computers

Holly Yanco, Ph.D. - Computer Sci Department of Computer Science 

Graduate Students: Jill Zemianek, Mary Guaraldi, Abe Schultz