Accepting Students

David Euston (PhD University of Oregon) Neural computation underlying learning, memory, and decision making in frontal cortex.

Robbin Gibb (PhD University of Lethbridge) Influence of early (pre- and perinatal) experience in shaping the developing brain.

Aaron Gruber (PhD Northwestern University) Attention, reinforcement-driven learning, decision making, and the disruption of neural processing in mental disorders and addiction.

Andrew Iwaniuk (PhD Monash University) Evolution of the brain and behaviour in birds and mammals and neural and behavioural effects of exposure to environmental pollutants.

Bryan Kolb (PhD Pennsylvania State) Brain development, plasticity of brain and behaviour.

Artur Luczak (PhD Jagiellonian University) Interactions among hundreds of neuron using theoretical and experimental methods. This broad description covers topics like designing Brain-Computer Interface or analyzing neuronal reorganization after stroke.

Robert McDonald (PhD McGill) Cognitive neuroscience, interactive memory systems, plasticity mechanisms, Alzheimer's disease, etiology of psychiatric disorders

Bruce McNaughton (PhD Dalhousie University) Brain mechanisms of learning and memory, synaptic communication, neural network modelling.

Gerlinde Metz (PhD ETH Zurich) Parkinson's disease and stroke.

Sergio Pellis (PhD. Monash University, Australia) Play and its control, the organization of movement.

Robert Sutherland (PhD Dalhousie) Behavioural Neuroscience, Cognitive Neuroscience, Learning & Memory, Psychopharmacology, Brain Development, Behavioural Teratology.

Masami Tatsuno (PhD Waseda University) Determine the role of REM and non-REM sleep for memory formation, neural data analysis, computational modeling of brain function.

Matthew Tata (PhD University of British Columbia) Sensory and Perceptual Systems, Neural Mechanisms of Attention, Disorders of Attention

Ian Whishaw (PhD Western Ontario) Relationship of the brain behaviour.

We hope that you will consider joining the Department of Neuroscience. We are confident that our students receive instruction and training of the highest quality, and we are committed to providing first-rate courses, individual attention to students, and hands-on research training. If you are interested in learning more about the Neuroscience Program at the University of Lethbridge, please reach out to to arrange a visit to the department, or feel free to contact any individual professor with whom you may wish to speak