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BNS Steering Committee

Programmatic oversight and review of the curriculum is administered by the Behavioral Neuroscience Steering Committee (BNS-SC). The BNS-SC is comprised of core faculty members from our parent departments of Biology and Psychology who teach BNS core courses, mentor student participation in their research laboratories, advise students in the major and participate regularly in student activities and initiatives. The BNS-SC is comprised of:

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Jade Zee
Director, Behavioral Neuroscience

 

 

 

Joseph Ayers
Experiential Education Advisor, Marine and Environmental Sciences

 

 

October 15, 2012 - Assistant Psychology Professor Heather Brenhouse studies the role of early-life stress on brain development and eventual adolescent mental health disorders.

 

Heather Brenhouse
Psychology

 

 

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Fred Davis
Biology

 

 

 

Richard Melloni, Jr.
Psychology

 

 

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James Monaghan
Biology

 

 

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Don O’Malley
Biology

 

 

April 26, 2012. Faculty member Rebecca Shansky poses in his office.

 

Rebecca Shansky
Psychology

 

 

BNS Teaching Faculty

February 5, 2015 - Jennifer Pirri, Assistant Academic Specialist in Behavioral Neuroscience.

 

Jennifer Ingemi
Assistant Teaching Professor and Assistant Director

 

 

10/29/15 - BOSTON, MA. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Northeastern University
Jamie Bunce
Lecturer

 

 

Affiliated Faculty

Several members of the College of Science faculty are affiliated with the BNS program. Their role in the BNS program includes teaching core and elective courses in the major and student oversight in laboratory directed studies. These members include:

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Craig Ferris
Psychology

 

 

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Denise Jackson
Psychology

 

 

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Don O’Malley
Biology

 

 

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Rebecca Rosengaus
Marine and Environmental Sciences

 

 

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Robert Sikes
Physical Therapy

 

 

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Arman Stepanyants
Physics

 

 

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Dagmar Sternad
Biology

 

 

 

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Gunther Zupanc
Biology