Interdisciplinary Neuroscience: Faculty

The interdisciplinary neuroscience program has over 70 faculty spread across three colleges and 12 departments who participate in the ING program. ING faculty and staff are listed below.


John Jeka

Program Director

Mark Stanton

Graduate Director

Cindy King

Program Contact

Executive Committee

Name Department Contact
Dr. John Jeka, Program Director Kinesiology & Applied Physiology
Dr. Mark Stanton, Graduate Director Psychological & Brain Sciences
Chow, Ho Ming Communication Sciences & Disorders
Hestvik, Arild Linguistics & Cognitive Science
Johnson, Curtis Biomedical Engineering
Klintsova, Anna Psychological & Brain Sciences
Knight, Christopher Kinesiology & Applied Physiology
Morton, Susanne Physical Therapy
Schneider, Keith Psychological & Brain Sciences
Shao, Lisha Biological Sciences
Name/Profile Email Research Focus
Kelvin Lee Biomolecular, biomedical and metabolic engineering; proteomics and systems biology; biological mass spectrometry; protein secretion and synthesis; diagnosis and treatment of neurodegenerative diseases.
Name/Profile Email Research Focus
Mark Stanton  
Jasmin Cloutier  
Mary Dozier  
Chad Forbes  
Amy Griffin  
James Hoffman  
Anna Klintsova  
Dayan Knox stress and central arousal systems
Jared Medina impairments after brain damage and what they tell us about the mind.
Peter Mende-Siedlecki the social cognitive and neural mechanisms that underlie how we dynamically perceive and learn about other people
Joshua Neunuebel neural coding of social information
Jeffrey Rosen (Retired) neurobiology of emotion, focusing on conditioned and unconditioned fear, and how research in animals can be translated to fear and anxiety disorder in humans
Eric Roth integrating neuroscience and ecological techniques to address questions related to many aspects of animal behavior and cognition with an emphasis on spatial ecology
Tania Roth identifying epigenetic changes associated with early life caregiving experiences, particularly maltreatment
Naomi Samimi-Sadeh understanding why people engage in risky, impulsive and self-destructive behavior, with a special emphasis on elucidating how sensitivity and resiliency to life stress contributes to these harmful behaviors
Keith Schneider relationship between the architecture of the human visual system and the functions of attention, perception and awareness
Jaclyn Schwarz immune and endocrine systems influence on the brain and behavior
Robert Simons (Retired) human emotion and cognition
Timothy Vickery visual perception, attention, reward, decision-making
Jeffrey Spielberg pathological anxiety (e.g., PTSD, worry) and mood (e.g., depression, bipolar)
Name/Profile Email Department/External Organization
Hakeem Lawal Cellular & Molecular Neuroscience/Delaware State University
Harbinder Dhillon Molecular Biology/Delaware State University
Michael Gitcho Delaware Center for Neuroscience Research/Delaware State University
Melissa Harrington Delaware Center for Neuroscience Research/Delaware State University
Murali Temburni Biological Sciences/Delaware State University
Thierry Morlet Neuroscience/Nemours
Hwan Kim Biological Sciences/Delaware State University
Robert Akins Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Laboratory (TERM)/Nemours
Kyoko Nagao Neuroscience/Nemours, Communication Sciences & Disorders/UD