Neurobiology Graduate Faculty

 

Faculty
   
Links

Heather K Caldwell, PhD
Professor and
Graduate Coordinator,
Kent Campus
253C Cunningham Hall
hcaldwel@kent.edu
​330-672-3636
Behavioral
Neuroendocrinology,
Social Behavior,
Oxytocin,
Vasopressin,
Neuropsychiatric Disease
Modeling,
Sex Differences in the Brain
Dr. Caldwell's Faculty Page

Wilson Chung, PhD
Associate Professor,
Kent Campus
53 Cunningham Hall
wchung@kent.edu
​330-672-3641
Neurodevelopment,
Epigenetics,
Neuroendocrinology,
Neurogenic Gene
Expression
Dr. Chung's Faculty Page

Robert Clements, PhD
Assistant Professor-
NTT Research,
Kent Campus 
251D Integrated
Sciences Building
rclement@kent.edu
330-672-2720
Multiple Sclerosis,
Biomedical Imaging,
Neuroendocrinology
Dr. Clements' Faculty Page
Lique Coolen
Lique Coolen, PhD
Professor and Associate Dean
Kent Campus
251J Integrated
Sciences Building
330-672-2731
Spinal cord injury, drug addiction, and neuroendocrine function Dr. Coolen's Faculty Page
D Damron
Derek Damron, PhD
Professor
Kent Campus
251E Integrated
Sciences Building
ddamron@kent.edu
330-672-3370
TRP Channels, Calcium Imaging, Drug Discovery Dr. Damron's Faculty Page

Ernie Freeman, PhD
Associate Professor
and Director of
Biomedical Sciences,
Kent Campus
251P Integrated
Sciences Building
efreeman@kent.edu
330-672-2363
Multiple Sclerosis,
Neurodegeneration,
Signaling, Myelination,
Epigenetics
Dr. Freeman's Faculty Page

John Johnson, PhD
Associate Professor,
Kent Campus
114 Cunningham Hall
jjohns72@kent.edu
​330-672-3849
Stress, Cytokines,
Behavior,
Neuroimmunology,
Immunology
Dr. Johnson's Faculty Page

Woo-Yang Kim, PhD
Associate Professor,
Kent Campus
18 Cunningham Hall
wkim2@kent.edu
​330-672-7888
Developmental Neuroscience, Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Neural Stem Cells, Pyramidal Neuron Positioning, Development of GABA Neurons
Dr. Kim's Faculty Page
MIchael Lehman
Michael Lehman, PhD
Professor and Director of the Brain Health Research Institute
Kent Campus
Integrated
Sciences Building
Reproductive neuroendocrinology, developmental programming of reproduction, and neurobiology of circadian rhythms Dr. Lehman's Faculty Page

Jennifer McDonough,PhD
Assistant Professor-
NTT Research,
Kent Campus  
251H Integrated
Sciences Building 
330-672-2388
Multiple Sclerosis,
Neurodegeneration,
Mitochondria,
Epigenetics
Dr. McDonough's Faculty Page

Eric Mintz, PhD
Professor and
Associate Dean,
Kent Campus
311A Cunningham Hall
Annex
emintz@kent.edu
330-672-3847
Circadian Biology,
Neuroendocrinology,
Sex Differences in the Brain
Dr. Mintz's Faculty Page

Devin Mueller, PhD
Associate Professor,
Kent Campus
252 Cunningham Hall
dmuell10@kent.edu
330-672-2934
Drug Seeking and Taking, Learning and Memory,
Sex Differences,
Gonadal Steroids
 
Dr. Mueller's Faculty Page

Colleen Novak, PhD
Associate Professor,
Kent Campus
233 Cunningham Hall
cnovak13@kent.edu
330-672-2304
Obesity, Physical Activity,
Energy Expenditure,
Circadian Rhythms,
Neuroendocrinology
Dr. Novak's Faculty Page

Helen Piontkivska, PhD
Associate Professor,
Kent Campus
241 Cunningham Hall
opiontki@kent.edu
330-672-3620
Bioinformatics, Host-Pathogen Interactions, Zika Virus, Microcephaly Dr. Piontkivska's Faculty Page

Gemma Casadesus Smith,
PhD
Associate Professor,
Kent Campus
115A Cunningham Hall
gcasades@kent.edu
330-672-7894
Neurodegeneration,
Alzheimer's Disease,
Behavioral Neuroscience
 
Dr. Smith's Faculty Page

Greg Tinkler, PhD
Assistant Professor-
NTT Instructional,
Kent Campus
27 Cunningham Hall
gtinker@kent.edu
330-672-3613
Neurobiology of Aging,
Comparative Neuroanatomy,
Neuroendocrinology
 
Dr. Tinker's Faculty Page

Sean Veney, PhD
Associate Professor
and Assistant Chair
Kent Campus
26 Cunningham Hall
sveney@kent.edu
330-672-3325
Neuroendocrinology,
Neural Development,
Sex Differences in the Brain
Dr. Veney's Faculty Page

Kristy Welshhans, PhD
Assistant Professor,
Kent Campus
312K Williams Hall
kwelshha@kent.edu
330-672-2957
Developmental
Neuroscience,
Down Syndrome,
Growth Cones
Dr. Welshhans' Faculty Page