University of Pittsburgh

Department of Neuroscience

Faculty

Faculty with Primary Appointments

 

Sved, Alan F.

Professor and Chairman, Neuroscience
Central neural control of the autonomic nervous system and cardiovascular function

Address: A210 Langley Hall
Telephone: 412-624-6996
Fax: 412-624-9198
E-mail: sved@pitt.edu

Website:

Barrionuevo, German

Professor, Neuroscience and Psychiatry
Synaptic physiology in hippocampus and prefrontal cortex

Address: A467 Crawford Hall
Telephone: 412-624-7330
Fax: 412-624-9198
E-mail: german@pitt.edu

Website: http://www.pitt.edu/~german/

Card, J. Patrick

Professor, Neuroscience and Psychiatry
Functional organization of hypothalamus and central autonomic networks

Address: A415 Langley Hall
Telephone: 412-624-6995
Fax: 412-624-9198
E-mail: card@pitt.edu

Website:

Cohen, Marlene

Assistant Professor, Neuroscience

Using attention to study cortical population codes

Address: A210 Langley Hall
Telephone: 412-268-4486
Fax: 412-624-9198
E-mail: cohenm@pitt.edu

Website: http://marlenecohen.com/

Colby, Carol L.

Professor, Neuroscience
Cortical mechanisms of memory, attention, and spatial representation

Address: A210 Langley Hall
Telephone: 412-268-7295
Fax: 412-268-5060
E-mail: ccolby@pitt.edu

Website:

Dong, Yan

Assistant Professor, Neuroscience
Cellular and circuitry mechanisms underlying pathological neural plasticity

Address: A210 Langley Hall
Telephone: 412-624-5043
Fax: 412-624-9198
E-mail: yandong@pitt.edu

Website: http://www.learningandmemory.org/

 

Grace, Anthony A.

Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience

Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology
Neurophysiology of basal ganglia system related to psychiatric disorders

Address: A210 Langley Hall
Telephone: 412-624-4609
Fax: 412-624-9198
E-mail: graceaa@pitt.edu

Website: www.pitt.edu/~graceaa

Johnson, Jon W.

Professor, Neuroscience and Psychiatry
Biophysics, pharmacology, and regulation of glutamate receptors

Address: A210 Langley Hall
Telephone: 412-624-4295
Fax: 412-624-4393
E-mail: jjohnson@pitt.edu

Website:

Meriney, Stephen D.

Professor, Neuroscience, Psychiatry
Regulation and modulation of presynaptic ion channels and transmitter release in healthy and diseased synapses

Address: A210 Langley Hall
Telephone: 412-624-8283
Fax: 412-624-9198
E-mail: meriney@pitt.edu

Website:

Moghaddam, Bita

Professor, Neuroscience
Cellular basis of goal-directed behavior and animal models of schizophrenia

Address: A210 Langley Hall
Telephone: 412-624-2653
Fax: 412-624-9198
E-mail: bita@pitt.edu

Website: www.moghaddamlab.org

Oswald-Doiron, Anne-Marie

Assistant Professor, Neuroscience

Contributions of cortical microcircuit properties to information processing and coding in the olfactory system

Address: A210 Langley Hall
Telephone: 412-624-1191
Fax: 412-624-9198
E-mail: amoswald@pitt.edu

Website:

Rinaman, Linda

Professor, Neuroscience
Neural circuits for anxiety, stress, and emotional learning: organization and postnatal development

Address: A210 Langley Hall
Telephone: 412-624-6994
Fax: 412-624-9198
E-mail: rinaman@pitt.edu

Website:

Sesack, Susan R.

Professor, Neuroscience
Functional neuroanatomy of cortical and monoamine systems

Address: A210 Langley Hall
Telephone: 412-624-5158
Fax: 412-624-9878
E-mail: sesack@pitt.edu

Website:

Stricker, Edward M.

University Professor, Neuroscience

Dean, Honors College
Central control of homeostatic regulatory systems

Address: A210 Langley Hall
Telephone: 412-624-4569
Fax: 412-624-9198
E-mail: edstrick@pitt.edu

Website:

Wood, David C.

Emeritus Associate Professor, Neuroscience
Mechanical stimulus transduction and habituation

Address: A210 Langley Hall
Telephone: 412-624-4514
Fax: 412-624-9198
E-mail: dwood@pitt.edu

Website:

 

Faculty with Secondary or Adjunct Appointments

Barth, Alison

Associate Professor Biological Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University and Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition

Plasticity in developing and adult neocortex

Address:159 Mellon Institute
Telephone:412-268-5060
E-mail: albarth@andrew.cmu.edu

Website: CMU; CNUP

Bradberry, Charles

Professor of Psychiatry

Neurochemical and cognitive traits in primates associated with chronic exposure to drugs of abuse or a predisposition to self-administer them.

Address: 4066 BST3
Telephone: 412-383-6200
E-mail: bradberrycw@upmc.edu

Website: CNUP

DeFranco, Donald B.

Professor of Pharmacology, Neuroscience
Signal transduction and neurodegeneration

Address: 7041 BST3
Telephone: 412-624-4259
E-mail: dod1@pitt.edu

Website: CNUP; Pharmacology

Fiez, Julie

Professor Psychology, Neuroscience
Neuroimaging and behavioral studies of language, working memory, motivation, and learning

Address: 605 Learning Research Development Center
Telephone: 412-624-7078
E-mail: fiez@pitt.edu

Website: CNUP; Psychology

Gandhi, Neeraj

Gandhi.jpgAssistant Professor, Otolaryngology, Neuroscience, Bioengineering, Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition
Neural control of coordinated oculomotor and skeletomotor movements

Address: 108 Eye & Ear Institute
Telephone: 412-647-3076
E-mail: neg8@pitt.edu

Hastings, Teresa

Dr. Hastings Associate Professor, Neurology, Neuroscience
Oxidative mechanisms associated with neurodegeneration

Address: 7038 BST3
Telephone: 412-624-9716
E-mail: thastings@pitt.edu

 

Holt, Lori

Click to Enlarge Photo . . . Professor, Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University
Speech perception and learning

Address: 254K Baker Hall
Telephone: 412-268-4964
E-mail: loriholt@cmu.edu

 

 

Kass, Robert E.

 

Adjunct Professor, Neuroscience

Statistical Analysis of Neural Data


Address: 229H Baker Hall

Telephone:412-268-8723

Fax:412-268-7828

E-mail: kass@stat.cmu.edu

Lee, Tai Sing

Adjunct Associate Professor, Computer Science, CMU
Computational and electrophysiological study of visual perception, perceptual organization, neural plasticity and neural coding; computer vision

Address: 115 Mellon Institute
Telephone: 412-268-1060
E-mail: tai@cnbc.cmu.edu

Lewis, David

Photo of Dave Professor, Psychiatry
Functional architecture of the prefrontal cortex and schizophrenia

Address: W1651 Biomedical Science Tower
Telephone: 412-624-3934
E-mail: lewisda@upmc.edu

Olson, Carl

Adjunct Professor, Neuroscience, Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition
Cortical mechanisms of cognition in primates

Address:115 Mellon Institute
Telephone: 412-268-3968
E-mail: colson@cnbc.cmu.edu

 

Tarr, Michael

Click to Enlarge Photo . . .Adjunct Professor, Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University
Cognitive perception

Address: 115C Mellon Institute
Telephone: 412-268-4379
Fax: 412-268-5060
E-mail: michaeltarr@cmu.edu

Website:

Urban, Nathaniel

Adjunct Professor, Biological Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University
Physiology imaging and computation in the olfactory system

Address: 173 Mellon Institute
Telephone: 412-268-5122
E-mail: nurban@cmu.edu

Yates, Bill J.

Professor, Otolaryngology and Neuroscience
Vestibular Influences on Autonomic Control and Navigation

Address: 519 E&E Inst.
Telephone: 412-647-9614
Fax: 412-647-0180
E-mail: byates@pitt.edu

 

Research Faculty

Agassandian, Khristofor (Card)

Research Assistant Professor, Neuroscience

Address: A210 Langley Hall

Office: A415D Langley Hall
Telephone: 412-624-6968
Fax: 412-624-9198
E-mail: khrisag@pitt.edu

Belujon, Pauline (Grace)

Research Assistant Professor, Neuroscience

Address: A210 Langley Hall

Office: A454 Langley Hall
Telephone: 412-624-4352
Fax: 412-624-9198
E-mail: belujon@pitt.edu

Cano, Georgina (Card)

Research Assistant Professor, Neuroscience

Address: A210 Langley Hall

Office: A452 Langley Hall
Telephone: 412-624-8356
Fax: 412-624-9198
E-mail: gcano@pitt.edu

Povysheva, Nadezda (Johnson)

Research Assistant Professor, Neuroscience

Address: A210 Langley Hall

Office: 465 Crawford Hall
Telephone: 412-624-4299
Fax: 412-624-9198
E-mail: nvp1@pitt.edu

Zheng, Huiyuan (Rinaman)

Research Assistant Professor, Neuroscience

Address: A210 Langley Hall

Office: 447 Crawford Hall
Telephone: 412-624-5229
Fax: 412-624-9198
E-mail: zhengh@pitt.edu

 

 

Teaching Faculty

A listing of our teaching faculty is found here