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Center for Studies in Behavioral Neurobiology

FRQS Groupe de recherche en neurobiologie comportementale

Center for Studies in Behavioral Neurobiology

FRQS Groupe de recherche en neurobiologie comportementale

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Researchers

Shimon Amir, PhD, FRSC

Professor of Psychology, Concordia University, Director of the Center for Studies in Behavioral Neurobiology (CSBN)

circadian rhythms, clock genes, animal models, motivation, dopamine

Shimon Amir

Andreas Arvanitogiannis, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychology, Concordia University

motivation, reward, psychostimulants, adolescence, exercise

Andreas Arvanitogiannis

Rosemary Bagot, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychology, McGill University, Primary Investigator, Ludmer Centre for Neuroinformatics & Mental Health

stress, individual differences, animal models of psychiatric disorders, circuit function, transcriptional networks, optogenetics, fibre photometry, electrophysiology

Rosemary Bagot

Wayne Brake, PhD

Professor of Psychology, Concordia University

estrogen, learning and memory, female cognition, dopamine

brake

Jonathan Britt, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychology, McGill University

reinforcement learning, circuit mapping, dopamine, nucleus accumbens, optogenetics

Jonathan Britt

Andrew Chapman, PhD

Professor of Psychology, Concordia University

learning and memory, electrophysiology, neocortex, hippocampal formation, synapse

chapman

Nadia Chaudhri, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychology, Concordia University, FRQS Chercheur-Boursier Junior 1

alcohol abuse, relapse, neuropharmacology, pavlovian conditioning, optogenetics

Nadia Chaudhri

Paul Clarke, PhD

Professor of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, McGill University

addiction, nicotine, ultrasonic vocalizations, amphetamine, nucleus accumbens

clarke

Richard Courtemanche, PhD

Associate Professor and Chair of Health, Kinesiology & Applied Physiology, Concordia University

neurophysiology, oscillations, movement, synchrony, population coding

Richard Courtemanche

Thanh Dang-Vu, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Health, Kinesiology & Applied Physiology, Concordia University, Concordia University Research Chair in Sleep, Neuroimaging and Cognitive Health

sleep, brain oscillations, neuroimaging, cognition, insomnia

dang-vu

Stephanie Fulton, PhD

Associate Professor of Nutrition, Université de Montréal

reward, feeding, obesity, running, leptin, dopamine, lipids, depression

Stephanie Fulton

Mihaela Iordanova, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychology, Concordia University, Canada Research Chair in Behavioral Neuroscience

learning & memory, prediction error, behavioral electrophysiology, dopamine, fear & reward

Mihaela Iordanova

Marco Leyton, PhD

Professor of Psychiatry, McGill University, William Dawson Scholar

addictions, mood and motivational states, neuroplasticity, sensitization, conditioning

leyton

Jon Sakata, PhD

Associate Professor of Biology, McGill University

vocal communication, auditory learning, songbird, social influences, neuroethology

sakata

Uri Shalev, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychology, Concordia University, Canada Research Chair in Neurobiology of Drug Abuse

drug abuse, relapse, animal models, behavioral neurobiology, mental disorders

shalev

Peter Shizgal, PhD

Professor of Psychology, Concordia University

reward, decision making, neuroeconomics, dopamine, optogenetics

Peter Shizgal

Former CSBN members

Zalman Amit, PhD

Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Psychology, Concordia University
Studies on central mechanisms of ethanol reward, and genetic predispositions for the ingestion of ethanol.


Yogita Chudasama, PhD

Principal Investigator and Chief of Behavioral Neuroscience Section, NIMH
Behavioral, neuroanatomical, psychopharmacological, and molecular studies of cognitive function with a particular emphasis on the prefrontal cortex, thalamic nuclei, and temporal lobe.


David Mumby, PhD

Professor of Psychology, Concordia University
Object recognition, spatial memory, fear learning, context memory, neural systems.


Pierre-Paul Rompré, PhD

Professor of Neurosciences, Université de Montréal
Amino acids, drugs of abuse, monoamines, reward, neuropeptides.


Jane Stewart, PhD, OC, FRSC

Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Psychology, Concordia University
Behavioral and neurochemical studies of conditioning and sensitization to stimulant and opioid drugs and their role in drug self-administration and relapse. Studies of the effects of ovarian hormones on behavioral and neurochemical responses to drugs, stress, and brain injury.    Jane Stewart's CV


Roy Wise, PhD, FRSC

Senior Investigator and Chief of Behavioral Neuroscience Section, NIDA
Role of dopamine systems in brain mechanisms of motivation and addiction.


Barbara Woodside, PhD

Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Psychology, Concordia University
Behavioral and neuroendocrinological studies of maternal behavior, food intake, diet selection and their relationship to reproductive state.

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