Illinois Wesleyan
Neuroscience

Faculty

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Abigail Kerr

Associate Professor of Psychology

( Behavioral Neuroscience & Learning and Memory )

Behavioral and neuroanatomical effects of experience following exercise and/or nervous system damage; the role of vascular plasticity (angiogenesis and vascular remodeling) in behavioral outcome following aerobic exercise and ischemic stroke

Contact: (309) 556-3803akerr@iwu.edu

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Tyler Schwend

Assistant Professor of Biology

(Molecular regulation of corneal nerves during eye development)

Animal physiology, biology & ethics

Contact: (309) 556-3149tschwend@iwu.edu

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Brad Sheese

Professor of Psychology

(Development)

Temperament, Attention and self-regulation, Genetics, Epigentic and Teratogentic Influences on Development

Contact: (309) 556-1341bsheese@iwu.edu

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Jason Themanson

Professor of Psychology

(Neuroscience)

Self-regulation and action monitoring; neural activity during social interactions; situational and dispositional influences on patterns of neural activation during social and cognitive task engagement

Contact: (309) 556-3109jthemans@iwu.edu

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Brian Walter

Associate Professor of Biology

(Cell and developmental biology)

Evolution of developmental mechanisms; cellular and molecular aspects of craniofacial development in fishes.

Contact: (309) 556-3041bwalter@iwu.edu

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Joe Williams

Associate Professor of Psychology

(Neuroscience)

Relationship between hippocampal/frontal EEG and memory; effects of alcohol on learning and memory

Contact: (309) 556-3006jwilliam@iwu.edu



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