Neuroscience Faculty

Ontario Veterinary College

Name

Expertise

Department

Craig Bailey Neurophysiology, neuron morphology, brain development Biomedical Sciences
Giannina Descalzi Chronic pain, circuits, gene regulation Biomedical Sciences
Gene regulation, oxidative stress, Alzheimer's Biomedical Sciences
Jibran Khokhar Schizophrenia, behaviour, drug abuse Biomedical Sciences
Neil MacLusky Hormone regulation, sex differences Biomedical Sciences
Neuropsychiatric disorders, sex differences, neural oscillations Biomedical Sciences
Hormones, neuroprotection, stroke Biomedical Sciences
Matthew Vickaryous  Regeneration, development, wound healing Biomedical Sciences
Lee Niel Companion animals, fear, aggression Population Medicine
Patricia Turner Toxicologic pathology, analgesia, animal welfare Pathobiology
Fiona James Epilepsy, electroencephalography, neuro-imaging Clinical Studies
Luis Gaitero CNS inflammatory diseases, neurosurgery, neuro-oncology Clinical Studies
Laura Smith-Maxie Equine and ruminant neurology, cerebrospinal fluid analysis and interpretation Clinical Studies

 


College of Biological Science

Name

Expertise

Department

Andrew Bendall Development, gene regulation Molecular and Cellular Biology
Jasmin Lalonde Neuropsychiatric disorders, patient-derived stem cell models, neurodevelopment Molecular and Cellular Biology
Nina Jones Signal transduction, development, glioma Molecular and Cellular Biology
Parkinson, stem cell models, mitochondrial stress Molecular and Cellular Biology
Shaun Sanders Protein-lipid modifications, brain disorders, ion channels Molecular and Cellular Biology
Terry Van Raay Neurodevelopment, zebrafish, signalling Molecular and Cellular Biology
Brain development Molecular and Cellular Biology
Whole body movement, gait and posture, vision, cognition, children, older adults Human Health and Nutritional Sciences
Leah Bent  Sensory, neuromuscular physiology, neural circuits Human Health and Nutritional Sciences
Mazyar Fallah Eye movement, cognition, executive functions Human Health and Nutritional Sciences
David Ma Omega fatty acids, brain health, Alzheimer's Human Health and Nutritional Sciences
Geoffrey Power Aging, muscle physiology, neuromuscular control Human Health and Nutritional Sciences
John Srbely Biomechanics, neurophysiology, pain Human Health and Nutritional Sciences
John Zettel Biomechanics, visuomotor control Human Health and Nutritional Sciences
Philip Millar Sympathetic nervous system, neuro-cardiovascular control, blood pressure regulation Human Health and Nutritional Sciences
Nicholas Bernier Stress, neuroendocrine, appetite Integrative Biology
Andreas Heyland Hormone signalling, evolution, marine invertebrates Integrative Biology
Frédéric Laberge Evolution, neuroplasticity Integrative Biology
Georgia Mason Stress, animal welfare, captivity Integrative Biology
Robert McLaughlin Animal welfare, biodiversity Integrative Biology
Amy Newman Neuroendocrine system,  neuroplasticity, behaviour Integrative Biology

 


College of Social and Applied Human Sciences

Name

Expertise

Department

Naseem Al-Aidroos Visual cognitive neuroscience, attention, working memory Psychology
Elena Choleris Hormones, social behavior, learning and memory Psychology
Mark Fenske Cognition, emotion and motivation Psychology
Memory, perception, internal and external cues Psychology
Francesco Leri Learning, memory, drugs Psychology
Harvey Marmurek Memory, language, gambling, social cognition Psychology
Applied cognition, environmental behaviour Psychology
Drug abuse, learning, behaviour, interoception, motivation, sex differences Psychology
Linda Parker  Addiction, behavioral pharmacology, learning and memory Psychology
Lana Trick Attention, memory, aging, collision risk and driving, visual-motor coordination Psychology
Boyer Winters Cognition, learning and memory, Alzheimer's, schizophrenia Psychology

Program Contacts

Program Coordinator & Advisor

Josh Manduca
jmanduca@uoguelph.ca


Faculty Advisors

Elena Choleris
echoleri@uoguelph.ca

Leah Bent
lbent@uoguelph.ca

John Vessey
jvessey@uoguelph.ca

Contacts

Director & CSAHS Representative

Boyer Winters
bwinters@uoguelph.ca


OVC Representative

Craig Bailey
baileyc@uoguelph.ca


CBS Representative

Jasmin Lalonde
jlalon07@uoguelph.ca