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Colorado College Scholarship Database


Neuroscience Academic Year 2018-2019

Darrell Killian, Faculty
Darrell is a molecular, cellular, and developmental geneticist interested in nervous system development. Darrell’s research is focused on the identification of genes and molecular mechanisms that govern neuron morphology, such as the elaborate... more

John Horner, Faculty
John is interested in how humans and animals learn about their environment. In the past, his research has involved human memory for common objects, animal choice/decision rules, the allocation of behavior, spatial memory, and the evolution of... more

Kristi Erdal, Faculty
Kristi's book, The Adulteration of Children's Sport: Waning Health and Well-being in the Age of Organized Play, was just published in the fall of 2018. It is a summary of the psychological, sociological, and physiological consequences of adults... more

Lori Driscoll, Faculty
Lori’s research explores the complex interrelationships between nutrition, toxicology, and neurobehavioral development. Using rodents as a model for human neural functioning, she manipulates dietary factors, exposure to environmental toxins, and... more

Margaret Daugherty, Faculty
Peggy is a physical biochemist who uses thermodynamics to investigate how chemistry gives rise to function in biological systems. Acinetobacter baylyi ADP1 is of interest to scientists due to its ability to utilize a diverse set of nutrients as a... more

Ralph Bertrand, Faculty
Ralph works on the origins and migration patterns of human populations in South America, Oceania, and the Middle East. More specifically, he is examining the patterns of migration across the Middle East into Asia, and ultimately into South America.... more

Robert Jacobs, Faculty
Bob’s research focuses on quantitative neuromorphology in the human and non-human animal brain. Recent investigations have focused on comparative neuromorphology in elephant, cetacean, giraffe, and tiger brains, which complements his interests in... more