Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience

Image of brain model in Jacobs School Brain Museum.

The study of behavioral and cognitive neuroscience focuses on the neural mechanisms underlying behavior and cognition. This is a multimodal scientific discipline that uses animal and human techniques to study the neural substrates of behavior and cognition in health and disease.

Affiliated Faculty

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Alexander, Jessy

Jessy Alexander, PhD

Medicine

Research Professor

875 Ellicott Street CTRC, 8030D Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: 716-888-4852

Email: jessyale@buffalo.edu

Bhattacharjee, Arin

Arin Bhattacharjee, PhD

Pharmacology and Toxicology

Associate Professor

955 Main Street Room 3226 Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: (716) 829-2800; Fax: (716) 829-2801

Email: ab68@buffalo.edu

Clark, Stewart

Stewart Clark, PhD

Pharmacology and Toxicology

Associate Professor

349 Biomedical Research Building South Campus Buffalo, NY 14214

Phone: (716) 829-3810

Email: stewartc@buffalo.edu

Covey, Thomas

Thomas Covey, PhD

Neurology

Assistant Professor

Department of Neurology Division of Cognitive and Behavioral Neurosciences Sherman Hall Annex Room 114 Buffalo, NY 14214

Phone: 716-829-5989; Fax: NA

Email: tjcovey@buffalo.edu

Dietz, David

David Dietz, PhD

Pharmacology and Toxicology

Professor; Chair

955 Main Street Room 3102G Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: 716-829-2071

Email: ddietz@buffalo.edu

Dwyer, III, Michael

Michael Dwyer, III, PhD

Neurology

Associate Professor of Neurology and Biomedical Informatics

Buffalo Neuroimaging Analysis Center Buffalo General Hospital Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: (716) 859-7065; Fax: (716) 859-7066

Email: mgdwyer@buffalo.edu

Ignatowski, Tracey

Tracey Ignatowski, PhD

Pathology and Anatomical Sciences

Assistant Professor

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences University at Buffalo 955 Main Street, Room 4256 Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: 716-829-3102; Fax: 716-829-2725

Email: tai1@buffalo.edu

Li, Jun-Xu

Jun-Xu Li, MD, PhD

Pharmacology and Toxicology

Professor

3207, JSMBS 955 Main Street Buffalo, NY 14214

Phone: (716) 829-2482

Email: junxuli@buffalo.edu

Park, Jinwoo

Jinwoo Park, PhD

Biotechnical and Clinical Laboratory Sciences

Associate Professor

314 Farber 3435 Main Street Buffalo, NY 14214

Email: jinwoopa@buffalo.edu

Shen, Roh-Yu

Roh-Yu Shen, PhD

Pharmacology and Toxicology

Professor

1021 Main Street Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: (716) 887-2593

Email: rshen@buffalo.edu

Shucard, David

David Shucard, PhD, FAASM, FAPA

Neurology

Professor and Director, Division of Cognitive and Behavioral Neurosciences

Department of Neurology Division of Cognitive and Behavioral Neurosciences Sherman Hall Rm 114A Buffalo, NY 14214

Phone: (716) 829-2099

Email: dshucard@buffalo.edu

Thanos, Panayotis

Panayotis Thanos, PhD

Pharmacology and Toxicology

Senior Research Scientist

1021 Main Street Clinical Research Institute on Addictions Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology, Jacobs Schhol of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Universi Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: (716) 881-7520; Fax: 716-881-7520

Email: thanos@buffalo.edu

Udin, Susan

Susan Udin, PhD

Physiology and Biophysics

Professor of Physiology

553 Biomedical Res. Building Department of Physiology and Biophysics University at Buffalo Buffalo, NY 14214

Phone: (716) 829-3571

Email: sudin@buffalo.edu

Wack, David

David Wack, PhD

Nuclear Medicine

Associate Professor

133 Parker Hall 3435 Main St. Buffalo, NY 14214

Phone: (716) 838-5889

Email: dswack@buffalo.edu

Willer, Barry

Barry Willer, PhD

Psychiatry

Professor

G96 Farber Hall 3435 Main Street Buffalo, NY 14214

Phone: (716) 829-2300

Email: bswiller@buffalo.edu

Yan, Zhen

Zhen Yan, PhD

Physiology and Biophysics

SUNY Distinguished Professor

955 Main St. Room 3150 Dept. of Physiology & Biophysics Jacobs School of Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: (716) 829-3058; Fax: (716) 829-2699

Email: zhenyan@buffalo.edu

School of Public Health and Health Professions

Vijaya Prakash Krishnan Muthaiah, PT, PhD

Assistant Professor

Department of Rehabilitation Science

Elizabeth G. Mietlicki-Baase, PhD

Assistant Professor

Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences

Micheal Dent, PhD

Professor; Director of Undergraduate Studies

Department of Psychology