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Hawkins

Misty Hawkins, Ph.D.

Psychology

Obesity, cardiometabolic health, neurocognitive function
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Curtis

Kath Curtis, Ph.D.

Pharmacology and Physiology

Estrogen, Hypothalamus, Hindbrain

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DeFreitas

Jason DeFreitas

Kinesiology, Applied Health and Recreation & Nutritional Sciences

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Gignac

Paul Gignac

Anatomy and Cell Biology

DiceCT, 3D brain modeling, Functional evolution of neuromorphology
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Hillier

Shannon Hillier, D.O., MPH

Psychiatry and Behavioral Science

Military/first responders, Psychopharmacology, Obesity
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Clinton Jones, Ph.D.

Veterinary Pathobiology

Transcriptional regulation, neuro-degeneration, effect of stress

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Anna Mazur, Ph.D.

Psychiatry and Behavioral Science

 
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Dave McIlroy

Physics

Neuromorphic materials, biomaterials, biotoxicity.

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Davide Ponzi

Psychology

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Sheng

Weihua Sheng

Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Peter R. Hoyt, Ph.D.

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Genomics, Bioinformatics, Gene Expression
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Jen Grindstaff

Integrative Biology

Stress, early life adversity, behavior
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Sanroman

Dolores Vazquez Sanroman, Ph.D.

Anatomy and Cell Biology

Adolescent brain, reward, opioid addiction
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Kennison

Shelia M. Kennison, Ph.D.

Psychology

Language, Memory, Personality
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Spaulding

Shannon Spaulding, Ph.D.

Philosophy

Mirror neurons, social biases, social cognition
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Morris

Amanda Sheffield Morris, Ph.D.

Human Development and Family Science

Development, Adversity, Emotion
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Jason Beaman, D.O.

Psychiatry and Behavioral Science

Opioid Addiction, Neurobiology of Psychosis, Violence
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Davis

Randall L. Davis, Ph.D.

Pharmacology and Physiology

Neuroinflammation, pharmacology, drugs of abuse, mood and anxiety disorders
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Ramesh Sharda, Ph.D.

Business

Data Science; Analytics; Interruptions
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Dursun Delen, Ph.D.

Management Science and Information Systems

Applied artificial intelligence, artificial neural networks, deep learning.
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DeMond M. Grant, Ph.D.

Psychology

Anxiety; EEG/ERPs; peripheral psychophysiology
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Wells

Tony T. Wells, Ph.D.

Psychology

Depression, Suicide, Attention
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Lovern

Matthew Lovern, Ph.D.

Integrative Biology

Hormones, Stress, Sex differences
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Hays-Grudo

Jennifer Hays-Grudo, Ph.D.

Psychology

Trauma, Stress, Development
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Nathaniel Jenkins, Ph.D

Exercise Physiology and Nutrition

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Subhas Das, Ph.D.

Environmental Microbiology

Neuroinflammatory pian DNA methylation Glutaminase
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Coffey

Sara Coffey, D.O.

Osteopathic Medicine

Children and adolescents, Mindfulness Trauma and ACES
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Cindy Reese-Melancon, Ph.D.

Cognitive Development

Cognitive Aging, Memory, Prospective memory
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Jimmie Weaver, Ph.D.

Cognitive Development

Optogenetic-signaling triggers, biosensors, optical isomerization
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Faruque

Imraan A. Faruque, Ph.D.

Controls & Aerospace

Neural control Kinematic analysis
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Winyoo Chowanadisai, Ph.D.

Nutrition

Nutrient metabolism, gene mutations/polymorphisms, brain development and function
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Payton

Mark Payton, Ph.D.

Statistics

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Sathyanarayanan N. Aakur, Ph.D.

Computer Science

Event perception, Computer Vision, Abductive reasoning for problem solving, Genome/Metagenome analysis

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Curtis

Jamie L. Rhudy, Ph.D.

Pain, Emotion, Psychophysiology

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