The formation and growth of the nervous system can be analyzed across many levels, from molecules to behavior. Developmental neuroscientists define patterns in the normal and abnormal maturation of the nervous system and seek to find the factors that govern these underlying processes.
Professor, Psychology, Neural Science
Research Focus
Behavioral flexibility in infants, children, and adults
Professor, Neural Science, Biology
Research Focus
Neuronal plasticity in neocortex
Director, Center for Human Genetics & Genomics, Professor of Medicine & Neuroscience, Neuroscience & Physiology
Research Focus
Human molecular genetics
Professor, Neuroscience & Physiology, Neuroscience Institute, Neural Science
Research Focus
Genetic basis of neural circuit formation and function
Silver Professor, Biology, Neural Science, Neuroscience & Physiology
Research Focus
Pattern formation and development of the visual system
Assistant Professor, Institute for Systems Genetics, Pediatrics, Neuroscience and Physiology
Research Focus
Genomics technologies for neuroscience and neuropsychiatric disease
Professor, Neuroscience & Physiology, Skirball Institute (Molecular Neurobiology), Neural Science
Research Focus
Imaging of synapse dynamics in vivo
Professor, Neural Science, Psychology
Research Focus
Development of visual function
Professor and Director, Neural Science
Research Focus
Molecular basis of cognition and brain disorders
Assistant Professor, Neuroscience & Physiology, Neuroscience Institute
Research Focus
Studying astrocytes in health and disease
Associate Professor, Biology
Research Focus
Differentiation of stem cells into disease relevant neuronal cell types
Professor, Neural Science, Biology
Research Focus
Development and plasticity of the auditory system
Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology, Neuroscience and Physiology, NYU Neuroscience Institute
Research Focus
Studying balance to understand the general principles of neural circuit function
Professor, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Nathan Kline Institute, Neural Science
Research Focus
Infant attachment neurobiology and ontogeny of amygdala-dependent fear learning
Professor, Cell Biology, Skirball Institute (Developmental Genetics)
Research Focus
Pattern formation in the Drosophila visual system
Professor, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Neuroscience & Physiology, Nathan Kline Institute, Neural Science
Research Focus
Neurobiology of memory and perception, with emphasis on olfaction