• Deborah E. Bauer

    Lecturer in Neuroscience

    B.A., Wellesley College; Ph.D., University of Michigan

    Molecular neuroscientist with an interest in glutamate transporters.


  • Barbara Beltz

    Barbara S. Beltz

    Allene Lummis Russell Professor of Neuroscience

    B.A., Mount Holyoke College; M.S., Ph.D., Princeton University

    Passions for serotonin and adult neurogenesis! Excited about the wonderful neuroscience program at Wellesley College.


  • Sharon Gobes

    Sharon M. H. Gobes

    Assistant Professor of Neuroscience

    B.Sc., M.Sc., Leiden University; Ph.D., Utrecht (The Netherlands)

    Investigates the cognitive and neural mechanisms underlying animal behavior, using songbirds as a model system to study learning and memory.


  • Ginny Quinan

    Instructor in Neuroscience Laboratory

    B.A., Regis College

    Instructs laboratories at the 100 and 200 levels and shares an enthusiasm for hands-on learning in neuroscience.


  • Marc Tetel

    Marc J. Tetel

    Professor of Neuroscience

    B.A., Northwestern University; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts (Amherst)

    Research areas include neuroendocrinology, estrogen and progestin action, brain and behavior.
    Visit the Tetel Lab website.


  • Nancy Thompson

    Laboratory Specialist for the Neuroscience Program

    D.V.M., Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine

    Prepares and organizes Neuroscience teaching labs for courses at all levels of the curriculum.


  • Sara Wasserman

    B.A., Wellesley College; M.A., Pepperdine University; Ph.D., Brandeis University

    Research utilizes fruit flies and 'virtual-reality' flight simulators to investigate the neuronal mechanisms that permit the multi-sensory integration required to produce contextually appropriate behavior.


  • Michael Wiest

    Associate Professor of Neuroscience

    B.A., Dartmouth College; M.S., Ph.D., Michigan State University

    Mission: to determine the distributed neural correlates of perception.