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Alberts

Jeffrey R. Alberts (Founding Member)

Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences

  • Behavioral development and parental care in rodents, sensory capabilities of young rats, the transition from sucking to independent feeding, and parent/offspring interactions
  • alberts@indiana.edu
  • Animal Behavior Lab
Allen

Colin Allen

Department of History and Philosophy of Science
Cognitive Science Program

  • Philosophy of biology, psychology, and cognitive science, especially animal cognition and evolution (cognitive ethology), and artificial moral agents
  • colallen@indiana.edu
 
Bashey-Visser

Farrah Bashey-Visser

Department of Biology
Human Biology Program

  • Evolutionary ecology of life-history and social strategies, evolution of virulence, phenotypic plasticity
  • fbasheyv@indiana.edu
Beer

Randall D. Beer

School of Informatics
Department of Computer Science
Cognitive Science Program

  • Evolution and analysis of dynamical "nervous systems" for model agents, robotics, and neuromechanical modeling in animals
  • rdbeer@indiana.edu
Beggs

John Beggs

Department of Physics
Biocomplexity Institute

Bradshaw

Heather B. Bradshaw

Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Kinsey Institute

 
Cherbas

Peter Cherbas

Department of Biology
Center for Genomics and Bioinformatics

Crystal

Jonathon Crystal

Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences

  • Comparative Cognition, episodic memory, metacognition, time perception, circadian rhythms, learning and memory, disorders of memory (e.g., Alzheimer's)
  • jcrystal@indiana.edu
 
de Ruyter van Steveninck

Robert de Ruyter van Steveninck

Department of Physics
Biocomplexity Institute
Neuroscience Program

Demas

Greg E. Demas (Director 2007-2012)

Department of Biology
Neuroscience Program

  • Neuroendocrine and immune mechanisms underlying behavior, effects of sickness on food-related behavior and neuroendocrine bases for agression in Siberian hamsters
  • gdemas@indiana.edu
  • The Demas Lab
Devoe

Robert Devoe

School of Optometry

 
Garcia

Justin R. Garcia

Department of Gender Studies, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, IUPUI Fairbanks School of Public Health
Kinsey Institute, Human Biology, Cognitive Science

  • Evolutionary and biocultural models of human behavior, behavioral biology, and uncommitted sex and hook-up culture in emerging adulthood
  • jusrgarc@indiana.edu
Garraghty

Preston E. Garraghty

Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Neuroscience Program

  • Electrophysiological, neuroanatomical, and neurochemical analyses of adult neural plasticity
  • pgarragh@indiana.edu
Goodson

Jim Goodson

Department of Biology

 
Hall

Spencer Hall

Biology

Harbaugh

Richmond Harbaugh

Kelley School of Business

Heiman

Julia R. Heiman

Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Kinsey Institute

Hunt

Kevin D. Hunt

Department of Anthropology

Hurley

Laura Hurley

Department of Biology
Neuroscience Program

  • Interactions between behavior and brain function, the effects of serotonin on the auditory abilities of echolocating bats
  • lhurley@indiana.edu
  • Hurley Lab
 
Janda

Richard Janda

Department of Linguistics

  • Language change and variation, parallels between language and biology, interfaces of sound-, word-, and sentence-structure, systems of human and non-human animal communication, language and music
  • rjanda@indiana.edu
 
Kearns

Daniel Kearns

Department of Biology

Ketterson

Ellen D. Ketterson (Founding Member, Co-director 1990-2002)

Department of Biology
Gender Studies Department

King

Andrew P. King

Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences

Kingsbury

Marcy Kingsbury

Department of Biology

  • The role of lipid molucules called lysophospholipids and their G-protein coupled receptors in regulating cerebral cortical formation during development.
  • mk24@indiana.edu
 
Lively

Curtis M. Lively

Department of Biology

Lloyd

Elisabeth Lloyd

Department of History and Philosophy of Science
Department of Biology

 
Mackie

Ken Mackie

Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences

  • Regulation of CB1 cannabinoid receptor signaling; regulation of endocannabinoid production; Role of endocannabinoids in synaptic plasticity; novel cannabinoid receptors
  • kmackie@indiana.edu
Martins

Emilia P. Martins

Department of Biology

  • Evolution of communication, how short-term forces lead to species differences, and mathematical and computer approaches to studying behavior and evolution
  • emartins@indiana.edu
  • Martins Lab
Moczek

Armin P. Moczek

Department of Biology
Indiana Molecular Biology Institute

Muehlenbein

Michael P. Muehlenbein

Department of Anthropology

 
Nelson

Craig E. Nelson (Emeritus)

Department of Biology

Novotny

Milos Novotny

Department of Chemistry
Institute for Pheromone Research

 
Raff

Rudolf Raff

Department of Biology
Indiana Molecular Biology Institute

  • Evolutionary developmental biology and evolution of animal body plans
  • raffr@indiana.edu
Randolph

J.C. Randolph (Emeritus)

School of Public and Environmental Affairs

Rebec

George V. Rebec

Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Neuroscience Program

Rosvall

Kimberly Rosvall

Department of Biology

  • Evolution of behavior; neuroendocrine mechanisms of behavior; sexual selection; ecological genomics.
  • krosvall@indiana.edu
 
Sanders

Stephanie Sanders

Kinsey Institute

  • Female sexual arousal processes, socioenvironmental factors relating to development and menstrual cyclicity.
  • sanders@indiana.edu
Scheiber

Laura L. Scheiber

Department of Anthropology

Schick

Kathy D. Schick

Department of Anthropology
Stone Age Institute

Schlegel

Whitney M. Schlegel

Department of Biology

Schoenemann

Tom Schoenemann

Department of Anthropology
Stone Age Institute

  • Coevolution of brain and behavior, evolution of language, functional morphology of the brain, human variation, modeling evolutionary hypotheses, mathematical image analysis
  • toms@indiana.edu
Sengelaub

Dale R. Sengelaub (Founding Member)

Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Neuroscience Program

  • Regulation of growth and development of the adult nervous system , hormonal control of sex differences in neural development and neural plasticity in rats
  • sengelau@indiana.edu
  • Sengelabs
Setayeshgar

Sima Setayeshgar

Department of Physics
Biocomplexity Institute

Smith

G. Troy Smith

Department of Biology
Neuroscience Program

  • Neuroendocrine control of sex differences and sexual differentiation and sexually-dimorphic communication signals of weakly electric fish
  • getsmith@indiana.edu
  • Smith Lab
Stocking

S. Holly Stocking (Emeritus)

School of Journalism

Suthers

Roderick A. Suthers (Founding Member)

School of Medicine
Medical Sciences Department
Neuroscience Program

  • Motor control of bird song, the functional lateralization of both nervous system and motor anatomy and their accociation with vocal learning
  • suthers@indiana.edu
 
Timberlake

William Timberlake (Emeritus; Founding Member, Co-director 1990-2002)

Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Neuroscience Program
Cognitive Science Program

Todd

Peter M. Todd

School of Informatics
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Cognitive Science Program

Toth

Nicholas Toth

Department of Anthropology
Stone Age Institute

 
Vitzthum

Virginia J. Vitzthum

Department of Anthropology
Kinsey Institute

 
Wade

Michael J. Wade

Department of Biology

  • Mating systems, social behavior and parental care in the context of genetically structured populations, kin selection and maternal effects
  • mjwade@indiana.edu
  • Wade Lab
Wellman

Cara Wellman

Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Neuroscience Program

  • Sex differences and stress effects on structure and function of neural circuits underlying emotion regulation; transgenic models of psychopathology.
  • wellmanc@indiana.edu
  • Wellman Lab
West

Meredith J. West (Founding Member)

Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Department of Biology