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Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Neuroscience Graduate Program Faculty

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At BCM, faculty members have the freedom to select the programs that align with their research. Rather than be bound by the department or center into which they were hired, faculty opt into participation in graduate programs. This ensures that you will interact with faculty who bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives across the full depth and breadth of neuroscience.

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Faculty A-I: Graduate Program in Neuroscience

People
First Name
Anne
Middle Name
E
Last Name
Anderson
Honorific Title
M.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Benjamin
Middle Name
Russell
Last Name
Arenkiel
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Rachel
Middle Name
N.
Last Name
Arey, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
First Name
Michael
Middle Name
S
Last Name
Beauchamp
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Professor, Vice Chair of Basic Research
First Name
Hugo
Middle Name
J
Last Name
Bellen
Honorific Title
D.V.M., Ph.D.
Professor
First Name
Kelly
Last Name
Bijanki
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
First Name
Robert
Middle Name
M
Last Name
Bryan Jr
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Professor
First Name
Hsiao-Tuan
Last Name
Chao
Honorific Title
M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
First Name
Ching-Kang
Middle Name
Jason
Last Name
Chen, Ph.D.
Professor and Alice R. McPherson Retina Research Foundation Endowed Chair
First Name
Jeannie
Last Name
Chin
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Edward
Middle Name
C
Last Name
Cooper
Honorific Title
M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Mauro
Last Name
Costa-Mattioli
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Professor and Cullen Foundation Endowed Chair
First Name
Benjamin
Last Name
Deneen
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Professor and Marianne and Russell Blattner Endowed Chair
First Name
J. David
Last Name
Dickman
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Professor and Vivian L. Smith Endowed Chair in Neuroscience
First Name
Herman
Middle Name
A.
Last Name
Dierick
Honorific Title
M.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Brett
Last Name
Foster
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
First Name
Benjamin
Middle Name
J.
Last Name
Frankfort
Honorific Title
M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Yingbin
Last Name
Fu
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Associate Professor - Sarah Campbell Blaffer Endowed Chair
First Name
Fabrizio
Last Name
Gabbiani
Honorific Title
Ph.D., M.A.
Professor
First Name
Andy
Last Name
Groves
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Professor and Vivian L. Smith Endowed Chair in Neuroscience
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Faculty J-N: Graduate Program in Neuroscience

People
First Name
Frank
Middle Name
T.
Last Name
Horrigan
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Joanna
Middle Name
Louisa
Last Name
Jankowsky
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Professor
First Name
Daoyun
Last Name
Ji
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Xiaolong
Last Name
Jiang
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
First Name
Zheng
Last Name
Jiang
Assistant Professor
First Name
Caleb
Last Name
Kemere
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Adjunct Asst Prof
First Name
Thomas
Last Name
Kosten
Honorific Title
M.D.
Jay H. Waggoner Endowed Chair
First Name
Vaishnav
Last Name
Krishnan
Honorific Title
M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
First Name
Hyun-Kyoung
Last Name
Lee
Honorific Title
MS, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
First Name
Nuo
Last Name
Li
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
First Name
Wei
Last Name
Li
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Professor and Knights Templar Eye Foundation Presidential Chair in Ophthalmology
First Name
Jeffrey
Middle Name
C
Last Name
Magee
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Professor
First Name
Atul
Last Name
Maheshwari
Honorific Title
M.D.
Assistant Professor
First Name
Mirjana
Last Name
Maletic-Savatic
Honorific Title
M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
First Name
Shailaja
Middle Name
K
Last Name
Mani
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Matthew
Last Name
McGinley
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
First Name
Javier
Middle Name
F.
Last Name
Medina
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Vivian L. Smith Endowed Chair in Neuroscience
First Name
David
Middle Name
L
Last Name
Nelson
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Professor
First Name
Jeffrey
Middle Name
L
Last Name
Noebels
Honorific Title
M.D., Ph.D.
Cullen Trust for Health Care Endowed Chair in Neurogenetics
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Faculty O-R: Graduate Program in Neuroscience

People
First Name
James
Middle Name
Peter
Last Name
Orengo
Honorific Title
M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
First Name
T.
Middle Name
Dorina
Last Name
Papageorgiou
Honorific Title
Ph.D., M.H.Sc.
Assistant Professor
First Name
Ronald
Middle Name
J.
Last Name
Parchem
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
First Name
Ankit
Middle Name
B
Last Name
Patel
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
First Name
Robia
Middle Name
G
Last Name
Pautler
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Paul
Middle Name
J
Last Name
Pfaffinger
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Professor
First Name
Xaq
Last Name
Pitkow
Assistant Professor
First Name
Matthew
Middle Name
Neil
Last Name
Rasband
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Professor and Vivian L. Smith Endowed Chair in Neuroscience
First Name
Russell
Middle Name
Scott
Last Name
Ray
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
First Name
Jacob
Last Name
Reimer
Assistant Professor
First Name
David
Last Name
Ress
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Claudia
Middle Name
Sue
Last Name
Robertson
Honorific Title
M.D.
Professor
First Name
Jacob
Middle Name
T
Last Name
Robinson
Adjunct Asst Prof
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Faculty S-T: Graduate Program in Neuroscience

People
First Name
Ramiro
Last Name
Salas
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Rodney
Middle Name
Cavero
Last Name
Samaco
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
First Name
Melanie
Last Name
Samuel
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
First Name
Tatiana
Last Name
Schnur
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Sameer
Middle Name
Anil
Last Name
Sheth
Honorific Title
M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Vice-Chair of Clinical Research
First Name
Joshua
Middle Name
M
Last Name
Shulman
Honorific Title
M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Roy
Last Name
Sillitoe
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Associate Professor
First Name
Francois
Last Name
St-Pierre
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
First Name
John
Middle Name
W
Last Name
Swann
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Professor
First Name
Andreas
Middle Name
Savas
Last Name
Tolias
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Professor
First Name
Kimberley
Middle Name
Renee Fuchs
Last Name
Tolias
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Associate Professor
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Faculty U-Z: Graduate Program in Neuroscience

People
First Name
Meng
Last Name
Wang
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Professor
First Name
Trent
Last Name
Watkins
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
First Name
Xander
Last Name
Wehrens
Honorific Title
M.D., Ph.D.
Professor
First Name
Theodore
Middle Name
G
Last Name
Wensel
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
The Robert A. Welch Chair in Chemistry
First Name
Samuel
Middle Name
Miao-Sin
Last Name
Wu
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Professor and Camille and Raymond Hankamer Chair in Ophthalmology
First Name
Mingshan
Last Name
Xue
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
First Name
Shinya
Last Name
Yamamoto
Honorific Title
D.V.M., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
First Name
Jeffrey
Middle Name
Min-In
Last Name
Yau
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
First Name
Hui
Last Name
Zheng
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Director/Professor
First Name
Huda
Middle Name
Yahya
Last Name
Zoghbi
Honorific Title
M.D.
Professor
First Name
Elizabeth
Last Name
Zuniga-Sanchez
Assistant Professor
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Graduate School Application

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The applications for the 2021 entering class are now open. There is no application fee to apply!

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