Faculty in Behavioral Neuroscience

Faculty in Behavioral Neuroscience
Bruce Dudek Bruce C. Dudek
Ph.D., 1978 State University of New York at Binghamton.

Behavior genetics; alcohol neuropharmacology; psychopharmacology

Cheryl Frye Cheryl Frye (On Leave)
Ph.D., 1992, Tufts University.

Steroid Mechanism, Neurosteroids, Sex Differences in Behavior, Hormonal Influences in Behavior, Neuroprotection/Neuroplasticity.

Gordon Gallup Gordon G. Gallup, Jr.
Ph.D., 1968, Washington State University

Evolution and Human Behavior, Human Reproductive Competition, Self-Awareness and Social Cognition.

Ewan McNay

Ewan McNay 
Ph.D., 2000, University of Virginia

Modulation of cognitive processes by glucose; Cognitive and Neurochemical Impacts of diabetes, aging, and Alzheimer's disease; Links Between Insulin and Amyloid.


Andrew Poulos
PhD., 2004, University of Southern California

Neuroanatomical and Functional Interactions between the Amygdala, Hippocampus and Prefrontal Cortices, Ontogeny of Learning and Memory Systems, Developmental Stress-related Alterations in Brain, Behavior and Neuroendocrine Function

Email: apoulos@albany.edu

Robert Rosellini Robert Rosellini
Ph.D., 1977, DePaul University

Associative Learning Processes in Invertebrates, Animal Learning and Behavior, Controllability and Predictability of Stress.

Bruce Svare Bruce B. Svare
Ph.D., 1976, Rutgers University

Hormonal Influences on Aggressive, Maternal and Sexual Behavior, Anabolic Steroid Abuse, Sports and Society.

Christine Wagner Christine Wagner, Behavioral Neuroscience Program Director
Ph.D., 1991, Michigan State University

Development of Brain and Behavior; Hormones and Neural Development; Sexual Differentiation of Brain and Behavior; Maternal/Fetal Interaction in Neural Development.


Joanna Workman 
Ph.D., 2010., Ohio State University

Animal models relevant to postpartum depression; impact of maternal experience (pregnancy and motherhood) on stress responses, cognition, depression-related behaviors, hippocampal neurogenesis and neuronal remodeling, with particular focus on lactation.

Email: jworkman@albany.edu

Damien Zuloaga 
Ph.D., 2008, Michigan State University

Neuroendocrinology, stress, stress hormones, gonadal hormones, endocrinology, hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis, depression/anxiety, development, neuropeptides, sex differences.

Email: dzuloaga@albany.edu

Adjunct Faculty
Helmut V. B. Hirsch, Dept. Biology (Neuroscience)


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