Program Co-Directors

A photo of Albert Berrebi.
Albert S Berrebi, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Assistant Vice President for Research, Research & Graduate Education
Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (SOM)
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-2357
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James W. Simpkins, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Professor, Physiology and Pharmacology
Phone
304-293-7430

BBS Trainee Advisor

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Candice M. Brown, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Assistant Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Cell Biology
Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine
Assistant Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (SOM)
Phone
304-293-0589

Preceptors

A photo of A. Courtney DeVries-Nelson.
A. Courtney DeVries-Nelson, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Medicine
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Assistant Vice President for Faculty Mentoring, Research & Graduate Education
Phone
304-293-5843
A photo of Judith Feinberg.
Judith Feinberg, MD
West Virginia University
Positions
Vice Chair, Research & Professor, Infectious Diseases, Medicine
Professor, Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-293-5255
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Kevin T. Larkin, PhD, ABPP
West Virginia University
Position
Professor, Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry
Phone
304-293-5323
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Randy Nelson, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Professor & Chair, Department of Neuroscience
Hazel Ruby McQuain Chair for Neurological Research; Director, Basic Science Research, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (SOM)
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-1723
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Visvanathan Ramamurthy, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Professor & Chairman, Biochemistry
Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (SOM)
Phone
304-293-8411
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Karen Anderson, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Associate Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (SOM)
Phone
304-293-2001
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Werner Geldenhuys, PhD, MS
West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-581-1683
A photo of Bernard Schreurs.
Bernard G Schreurs, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (SOM)
Director, West Virginia Alzheimer's Disease Registry, Physiology and Pharmacology
Phone
304-293-0497
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Vincent S. Setola, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
PI/Director - Laboratory of Neuroscience and Genetics of Substance Abuse, Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry
Phone
304-293-1512
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Ariel Agmon, PhD
West Virginia University
Position
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-293-0602
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Charles Anderson, PhD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-293-6290
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Nicholas Brandmeir, MD, MS
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Neurosurgery, Neurosurgery
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-598-6127
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Andrew M. Dacks, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (SOM)
Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-293-3205
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Nilanjana Dwibedi, PhD
West Virginia University
Position
Associate Professor with Tenure, Pharmaceutical Systems & Policy
Phone
304-293-0228
A photo of Victor Finomore.
Victor Finomore, PhD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-293-5378
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Scott Galster, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Director of Human Performance, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (SOM)
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
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Robert L Goodman, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Physiology and Pharmacology
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (SOM)
Phone
304-293-1496
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Valeriya Gritsenko, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Human Performance - Physical Therapy
Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Assistant Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (SOM)
Phone
304-293-7719
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Stanley M Hileman, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Physiology and Pharmacology
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Associate Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (SOM)
Phone
304-293-1502
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Jason D. Huber, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Associate Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (SOM)
Phone
304-293-1474
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Kimberly M. Kelly, PhD, MS
West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, HSOR PhD Program, Pharmaceutical Systems & Policy
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-1453
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Saravanan Kolandaivelu, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Assistant Professor, Biochemistry
Phone
304-598-5484
A photo of Gregory Konat.
Gregory W. Konat, PhD, MS, LM
West Virginia University
Positions
Professor Emeritus, Department of Neuroscience
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (SOM)
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James J. Mahoney, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor/Clinical Neuropsychologist, Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-598-4740
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Gordon P. Meares, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Cell Biology
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Assistant Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (SOM)
Phone
304-293-6260
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Xuefang "Sophie" Ren, MD/PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Research Assistant Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Cell Biology
Research Assistant Professor; Director, Experimental Stroke Core, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (SOM)
Phone
304-581-1892
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Usha Sambamoorthi, PhD
West Virginia University
Position
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-1451
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David P Siderovski, PhD
West Virginia University
Position
Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (SOM)
Phone
304-293-4991
A photo of David Smith.
David M Smith, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Biochemistry
Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Associate Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (SOM)
Phone
304-293-9521
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Peter Stoilov, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Biochemistry
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Phone
304-293-6334
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Eric Tucker
West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Assistant Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (SOM)
Phone
304-293-0590
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Edwin Wan
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Cell Biology
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-293-6293
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Shuo Wang, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biomedical Engineering; Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Assistant Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (SOM)
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Sergiy Yakovenko, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Human Performance - Exercise Physiology
Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Assistant Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (SOM)
Phone
304-293-7316
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HanTing "Hunter" Zhang, MD, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Associate Professor, Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry
Associate Professor, Physiology and Pharmacology
Associate Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (SOM)
Phone
304-293-1488
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Wanhong Zheng, MD, MSc, MA
West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry
Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-293-5323
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Daniel McNeil
West Virginia University
Position
Dental Practice & Rural Health

Clinical Immersion

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Marc W. Haut, PhD, ABPP-CN
West Virginia University
Positions
Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute (SOM)
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Professor, WVU Cancer Institute Clinics
Phone
304-293-6276
A photo of Kevin Larkin.
Kevin T. Larkin, PhD, ABPP
West Virginia University
Position
Professor, Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry
Phone
304-293-5323

Special Topic Mentors

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Mark Paternostro, PhD
West Virginia University
Position
Professor, Associate Chair of Education, Physiology and Pharmacology
Phone
304-293-1513

The BBS Training Program is supported by a National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) sponsored predoctoral training grant (T32 GM132494).

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