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NEUROCITY is supported by a dedicated leadership team made up of faculty and staff from the University of Rochester and City College of New York.

URMC Leadership

Photo of Stephen Dewhurst, Ph.D.Steve Dewhurst, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair
Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Vice Dean for Research, SMD

Photo of John Foxe, Ph.D.John Foxe, Ph.D.

Director, Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience
Professor and Chair, Department of Neuroscience
Neuroscience Diversity Commission Ex-officio member

Photo of Robert Freeman, Ph.D.Robert Freeman, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Physiology
Director, Summer Scholars Program

Photo of Manny Gomez-Ramirez, Ph.D.Manny Gomez-Ramirez, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Departments of Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Neuroscience
Chair, Neuroscience Diversity Commission

Photo of Kandice KingKandice King

Director, Graduate Enrollment, SMD

Photo of Richard Libby, Ph.D.Richard Libby, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Ophthalmology
Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs

Photo of Jacques Robert, Ph.D.Jacques Robert, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Co-Director, Post-baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP)

Photo of Elaine Smolock, Ph.D.Elaine Smolock, Ph.D.

Senior Associate, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Co-Director, Summer Scholars Program; Co-Director, PREP

Elizabeth BerryElizabeth Berry.

Neuroscience Diversity Commission member

Photo of Keshov Sharma, M.S.Keshov Sharma, M.S.

Medical Scientist Training Program MD/PhD Student
Neuroscience Diversity Commission member

CCNY Leadership

Photo of Hawai Kwok, Ph.D.Hawai Kwok

Adjunct Professor, Department of Psychology
Director of Academic Program

Photo of Robert Melara, Ph.D.Robert Melara, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair, Department of Psychology

Photo of Lesia Ruglass, Ph.D.Lesia Ruglass, Ph.D.

  Associate Professor, Department of Psychology

Photo of Brett Silverstein, Ph.D.Brett Silverstein, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Psychology