Please note: Drs. Barrett, Cunningham, Markin, Murphy, Sessler, Shevtsova, Shumsky and Simansky are not accepting graduate students.
Drexel College of Arts and Sciences Faculty
Area of Study: Experience-dependent plasticity in the mammalian nervous system; post-transcriptional regulation of gene expression in neurons
Area of Study: Spinal cord injury
Area of Study: Understanding the mechanisms that govern epigenetic regulation of higher order brain function. Epigenetic-based mechanisms underlying neurodegenerative disorders, and broad insights into HAT (histone acetyltransferase)-based drug design for early therapeutic intervention of cognitive deficits.
Area of Study: Spinal cord and brain injury, cellular neurosciences
Area of Study: Developmental neurobiology and behavior; modeling Alzheimer's disease, CHARGE syndrome, and Pitt-Hopkins in Drosophila
Area of Study: Cellular neurosciences; biochemistry; genetics; biology
Area of Study: Cellular neurosciences; cell biology, cytoskeleton (microtubules, actin, septins), neuronal and epithelial morphogenesis, spatial regulation of intracellular transport, cell motility and cell division
Drexel School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems Faculty
Research Interests: Sensorimotor integration, whole-cell patch clamp and imaging in behaving animals, optogenetics, neuromechanics, locomotion
Research Interests: Sensorimotor transformations, sensory processing, action selection, neural circuit engineering, neural circuit development