Neuroscience Faculty

Primary Faculty

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Elaine Day, director of the neuroscience minor

associate professor of biology
509 Shoemaker Hall
662-915-5444 | lainyday@olemiss.edu
Research: behavioral neuroscience: evolution & neuroplasticity of brain regions

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Kenneth J. Sufka

professor of psychology & pharmacology
311B Peabody Hall
Phone: 662-915-7728 | pysufka@olemiss.edu
Research: pharmacology & behavioral neuroscience: animal models of anxiety-depression & chronic pain

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Dwight Waddell

associate professor of electrical engineering
302 Anderson Hall
Phone 662-915-7231 | waddell@olemiss.edu
Research: cognitive neuroscience/neuropsychology, neuronmechamics/biomechanics, computer brain interfaces, engineering design

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Carolyn Wiles Higdon

professor of communication sciences & disorders
308 George Hall
Phone 662-915-5122 | chigdon@olemiss.edu
Research: assistive technology; augmentative communication; autism & early intervention; communicative & central auditory processing disorders; evidence based medicine & clinical outcomes; laryngectomy; medical voice issues; spasmodic, oral, & pharyngeal dysphagia; pharmacology & communication disorders

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assistant professor of exercise science
233 Turner Center
Phone: 662-915-5528 | adelarco@olemiss.edu
Research: behavioral neuroscience,: neurophysiology of stress and psychiatric disorders in animal models

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Mika Jekabsons

associate professor of biology
110 Shoemaker Hall
662-915-3998 | jekabson@olemiss.edu
Research: cell biology: bioenergetics, apoptosis, metabolism

Robert Doerksen 

associate professor of Medicinal Chemistry
421 Fraser Hall
662-915-5880 | rjd@olemiss.edu
Research: computational medicinal chemistry

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Donovan Wishon

assistant professor of philosophy & religion
015 Bryant Hall
662-915-5443 | dwishon@olemiss.edu
Research: philosophy of mind/consciousness,
philosophy of language, history of analytic philosophy

Professors in Related Fields

Nicole Ashpolnicole-ashpole-photo-171x240e

associate professor of psychology & pharmacology
311 Faser Hall
Phone: 662-915-2407 | nmashpol@olemiss.edu
Research: pharmacology and behavioral neuroscience: methamphetamine neurotoxicity, drugs of abuse, the aging process

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Richard Buchholz

associate professor of biology
104 Shoemaker Hall
662-915-5012 | byrb@olemiss.edu
Research: animal behavior: host-parasite interactions, conservation biology

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Bradley W. Jones,

associate professor of biology
122 Shoemaker Hall
Phone 662-915-1700 | jonesbw@olemiss.edu
Research: cell biology: cell differentiation, nervous system development, drosophila genetics

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Christopher Leary

assistant professor of biology
424 Shoemaker Hall
662-915-1087 | cjleary@olemiss.edu
Research: animal behavior: acoustic communication, reproductive endocrinology, neurobiology

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S.Narasimha Murthy

associate professor of pharmaceuticals
113 Faser Hall
662-915-5164 | murthy@olemiss.edu
Research: development of noninvasive techniques for drug delivery, drug sampling and therapy & therapy

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Gregory Snyder

associate professor of communication sciences & disorders
310 George Hall
662-915-1202 | gsnyder@olemiss.edu
Research: genetic and neurological study of fluency disorders,
motor theory & neurosciences, perception & production of language

Toshikazu Ikuta

Tossi Ikuta

assistant professor of communication sciences & disorders
311 George Hall
662-915-5121 | tikuta@olemiss.edu
Research: neuroimaging, dopaminergic cognitive modulation, human brain genetics, auditory & language processing, computational modeling

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Karen E. Sabol

associate professor of psychology & pharmacology
302B Peabody Hall
Phone: 662-915-1206 | ksabol@olemiss.edu
Research: pharmacology and behavioral neuroscience: methamphetamine neurotoxicity, drugs of abuse, the aging process

Roy Thurston

Roy Thurston

assistant professor of special education
306 Guyton Hall
662-915-1781 | rthursto@olemiss.edu
Research: traumatic brain injury,
neuroscience applications in education


Adam Jones

assistant professor of Computer and Information Science 
217 Weir Hall
662-915-7057 | jajone13@olemiss.edu
Research: Virtual Reality


Dr. Gregg Roman

Gregg Roman

 professor and chair of biology

214 Shoemaker Hall
662-915-7203 | groman@olemiss.edu
Research: molecular and neural mechanisms of behavioral plasticity


Xin Ye

assistant professor of exercise science
233 Turner Center
Phone: 662-915-5521 |xye1@olemiss.edu

Research: motor unit, Neuromuscular Physiology, Surface Electromyography


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Teresa Lefmann

assistant professor of Social Work
212 Department of Social Work
Phone: 662-915-7336 | tlefmann@olemiss.edu
Research: Epigenetics, infant brain development, Neuroscience, Prenatal Stress, and Social Work

 

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Jason Paris 
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology
315 Faser Hall
662-915-3096 | parisj@olemiss.edu

Research:  Addiction, Aging, Behavioral Neuroscience,  Cell Culture, NeuroAIDS, Neuroendocrinology, Neuropsychiatric Disorders, Rodent Models, Stress
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Kristie Willett

Professor of Pharmacology
303A Faser Hall
662-915-6691 | kwillett@olemiss.edu
Research: