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Hearing, balance & the brain

  • Apr. 25, 2024
The University of Rochester is among the top 20 institutions in the United States in funding for hearing—and balance—related research from the National Institute on Deafness and Communication ...
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Faculty Q&A: Manoela Fogaça, PhD

  • Apr. 25, 2024
Manoela V. Fogaça, PhD, is an assistant professor of Pharmacology and Physiology at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC). She received her undergraduate degree in Biomedical Sciences at ...
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Postdoctoral Spotlight: Daniel Guest, PhD

  • Apr. 25, 2024
Daniel Guest, PhD, is a postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Laurel Carney, PhD, at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He completed his PhD in Psychology at the University of Minnesota, and his ...
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Postdoctoral Spotlight: Dana Boebinger, PhD

  • Apr. 25, 2024
Dana Boebinger, PhD, is a postdoctoral fellow working in the lab of Samuel Norman-Haignere, PhD, at the University of Rochester Medical Center. She received her doctoral degree from Harvard ...
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Faculty Q&A: Archan Ganguly, PhD

  • Jan. 26, 2024
Archan Ganguly, PhD, is an assistant professor of Neuroscience at the University of Rochester Medical Center. His research aims to understand how proteins essential for synaptic communication between ...
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Wired for research

  • Aug. 17, 2023
A biomedical engineering student explores how the brain processes speech syntax—and discovers the benefits of conducting research as an undergraduate.
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Postdoctoral Spotlight: Allison Murphy, PhD

  • Jul. 24, 2023
Allison Murphy, PhD (’23), a postdoctoral associate in the lab of Farran Briggs, PhD, received a doctoral degree in Neuroscience from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Her ...
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Faculty Q&A: Lars A. Ross, PhD

  • Jul. 24, 2023
Lars A. Ross, PhD, is a research assistant professor of Imaging Sciences and Neuroscience at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He came to University of Rochester Medical Center in late ...
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Student Spotlight: Mark Osabutey, MBChB

  • Apr. 24, 2023
Mark Osabutey, MBChB, is a 2nd-year Neuroscience graduate student at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Osabutey has a medical degree from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and ...
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Student Spotlight: Johanna Fritzinger

  • Jan. 27, 2023
Johanna Fritzinger is a fourth-year Neuroscience graduate student at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Fritzinger graduated from Case Western Reserve University with a BS in Electrical ...
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Faculty Q&A – Peter Shrager, PhD

  • Jan. 27, 2023
Peter Shrager, PhD, is a professor of Neuroscience and of Pharmacology & Physiology at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC). In 1971, Shrager came to URMC to work in what was then the ...
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Student Spotlight: MaKenna Cealie

  • Oct. 18, 2022
MaKenna Cealie is a fourth year in the Neuroscience Graduate Program at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry (SMD). The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism ...
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Faculty Q&A: Emily Knight

  • Oct. 17, 2022
Emily Knight, M.D., Ph.D., is an assistant professor of Neuroscience and Pediatrics at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Her research aims to understand neural mechanisms of sensory ...
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Many minds, many methods, one brain

  • Jul. 21, 2022
The hum of a treadmill in the distance greets you stepping off the elevator into the Frederick J. and Marion A. Schindler Cognitive Neurophysiology Laboratory at the University of Rochester. The ...
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Postdoctoral Spotlight: Aaron Nidiffer, Ph.D.

  • Jul. 20, 2022
Aaron Nidiffer, Ph.D., is a postdoctoral associate in the lab of Edmund Lalor, Ph.D. His research focuses on how the brain interprets visual speech and simultaneously processes two different types of ...
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Student Spotlight: Victoria Popov

  • Apr. 25, 2022
Victoria Popov is a second year in the Neuroscience Graduate Program at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Popov graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology with an M.S. in professional ...
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Faculty Q&A: Samuel Norman-Haignere

  • Apr. 25, 2022
Samuel Norman-Haignere, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of Neuroscience, and Biostatistics and Computational Biology. He received his B.A. in Cognitive Science from Yale University and completed his ...
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Student Spotlight: Bryan Redmond

  • Jan. 24, 2022
Bryan Redmond is a second year in the Neuroscience Graduate Program, and fourth year in the Medical Scientist Training Program at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.
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Student Spotlight: Sean Lydon

  • Oct. 27, 2021
Sean Lydon is a first-year in Neuroscience Graduate Program (NGP) whose research interests lie in neurodegenerative diseases. He served in the United States Army from 2011-2014 before pursuing ...
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The memory changes of menopause

  • Sep. 1, 2021
Menopause can mess with your memory, and a new study from the University of Rochester Medical Center has identified four profiles of cognitive function that may help researchers understand why memory ...
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Q & A with Jennetta Hammond, Ph.D.

  • Jul. 29, 2021
Jennetta Hammond, Ph.D., joined the Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience as an assistant professor in Neurology and Neuroscience in July 2021. Her research aims to understand interactions between the ...
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Student Spotlight: Yanya Ding

  • Jul. 29, 2021
Yanya Ding is starting her second year in the Neuroscience Graduate Program (NGP) at the Medical Center. Originally from China, she graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a B.S. in ...
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Q&A with Ian Fiebelkorn, Ph.D.

  • Apr. 28, 2021
Ian Fiebelkorn, Ph.D., joined the Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience in January 2021 as an assistant professor in Neuroscience. His research aims to understand how the brain selects the information ...
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The perfect pilot: How a grant takes flight

  • Jan. 28, 2021
The Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience is committed to support novel, high-risk research that opens new doors of understanding of the brain and central nervous system. Since 2015, more than ...