Faculty, Department of Physiology and Biophysics
John Bankston, PhD

John Bankston

Assistant Professor​

Ion channel biophysics

Kurt Beam, PhD

Kurt Beam


Biophysics of excitation-contraction coupling

Daniel Denman, PhD

Daniel Denman

Assistant Professor

Visual cortical coding and circuit neurophysiology

Gidon Felsen, PhD

Gidon Felsen

Associate Professor

Neurophysiology of making decisions and initiating actions

Achim Klug, PhD

Achim Klug

Associate Professor

Processing of sound information in the auditory brainstem

Anthony Peng, PhD

Anthony Peng

Assistant Professor

Physiology of hair cells in the inner ear

Abigail Person, PhD

Abigail Person

Associate Professor

Neurophysiology of the cerebellum​​

Alon Poleg-Polsky, MD, PhD

Alon Poleg-Polsky​

Assistant Professor​

Dendritic integration and visual processing in the retina

Cathy Proenza, PhD

Cathy Proenza

Associate P​​rofessor

Molecular physiology of cardiac pacemaking

Angeles Ribera, PhD

Angeles Ribera

Professor and Chair

Activity-dependent neuronal development

Nathan Schoppa, PhD

Nathan Schoppa


Neurophysiology of the olfactory system

Daniel Tollin, PhD

Dan Tollin


Sound localization in the auditory system

Ming-Feng Tsai, PhD

​Ming-Feng Tsai​​

Assistant Professor

Membrane biophysics and mitochondrial physiology

Sukumar Vijayaraghavan, PhD

Sukumar Vijayaraghavan

Professor and Director of Neuroscience Graduate Program

Acetylcholine receptor function in the central nervous system

Cristin Welle, PhD

Cristin Welle

Associate Professor

Neurotechnology, neuromodulation, and motor circuits

Michael Hall, PhD

Michael Hall


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John Peacock

Research Associate

Stefano Perni, PhD

Stefano Perni

Research Associate

Beth Stubblefield

Beth Stubblefield

Research Associate

Carol Sammeth

Carol Sammeth

Research Associate

A. R. Martin, PhD

A. R. Martin

Professor Emeritus; Former Department Chair

William J. Betz, PhD

Bill Betz

Professor Emeritus; Former Department Chair

Exocytosis, endocytosis and endosomal trafficking

Rock Levinson, PhD

Rock Levinson

Professor Emeritus

Sodium channel expression and function; role of glycosylation

Margaret C. (Peggy) Neville, PhD

Peggy Neville

Professor Emerita

Celia Sladek, PhD

Celia Sladek

Professor Emerita

Neuroendocrinology: Regulation of Vasopressin and Oxytocin Secretion

Frank Accurso

Frank Accurso, PhD


Department of Pediatrics, Pulmonary Medicine

David Ammar

David Ammar, PhD

Assistant Research Professor

Department of Ophthalmology

Roger Bannister

Roger A. Bannister, PhD

Assistant Professor

Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology

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Richard KP Benninger, PhD

Assistant Professor

Department of Bioengineering & Barbara Davis Center

Peter Buttrick

Peter Buttrick, MD


Division Head, Cardiology

John Caldwell

John Caldwell, PhD


Department of Cellular & Developmental Biology

Jessica Dominguez

Jessica Dominguez, PhD

Assistant Professor

Department of Anesthesiology

Bob Eckel

Bob Eckel, MD

Professor, Department of Medicine

Director, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, & Diabetes

Emily Gibson

Emily Gibson, PhD

Assistant Professor


Richard Johnson

Richard J. Johnson, MD

Professor and Chief

Division of Renal Diseases & Hypertension

Zachary Kilpatrick

Zachary Kilpatrick, PhD

Assistant Professor

Applied Mathematics

Sue Kinnamon

Sue Kinnamon, PhD



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Tim Lei, PhD

Assistant Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering

Moshe Levi

Moshe Levi, MD


Department of Medicine, Division of Renal Diseases & Hypertension

Katie Rennie

Katie Rennie, PhD

Associate Professor

Department of Otolaryngology

Bill Sather

Bill Sather, PhD

Associate Professor

Department of Pharmacology

Jingshi Shen

Jingshi Shen, PhD

Associate Professor

Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology

Joel Zylberberg

​Joel Zylberberg

Assistant Professor

Neural information coding and computation