Welcome to Penn State Anatomy Graduate Program Faculty
The program faculty are drawn from several basic and clinical science departments and represent a wide range of research interests in the neurosciences. Interactions and collaborations are encouraged and the interdepartmental structure of the program provides students with the flexibility to take multidisciplinary approaches to research problems in neuroscience. Selection of a research advisor is determined by mutual consent between the advisor and the student.
The following is a list of the graduate faculty participating in the Graduate Program in Anatomy. Most graduate faculty in Anatomy also participate in other interdisciplinary graduate programs including the Cell and Molecular Biology, Genetics , Neuroscience and Integrative Biosciences (IBIOS). Click on the name of the faculty member for more information about their research program and recent publications.
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