People

Tallie Z. Baram, MD, PhD

Distinguished Professor: Pediatrics, Anatomy/Neurobiology, Neurology, Physiology/Biophysics
D.D. Shepard Professor of Neurological Sciences
University of California – Irvine

Director, Conte Center @ UCI
Project 1 and Operations Core

Curt Sandman

Curt A. Sandman, PhD

Professor Emeritus
Psychiatry & Human Behavior
Early Human and Lifespan Development Program
University of California – Irvine

Conte Center @ UCI
Project 2

Laura Glynn

Laura Glynn, PhD

Psychiatry & Human Behavior
University of California – Irvine

Professor of Psychology
Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences

Conte Center @ UCI
Projects 2 & 3

Elysia Davis

Elysia Davis, PhD

Professor
Director, Neurodevelopmental Research Program
Department of Psychology
University of Denver

Departments: Psychiatry & Human Behavior, and Pediatrics
University of California – Irvine

Conte Center @ UCI
Project 3

Dewleen G. Baker, MD

Director of Neuroscience Research,
VA Center of Excellence for Stress and Mental Health (CESAMH);
Professor of Psychiatry
UC San Diego;
Clinical and Research Scientist at VA San Diego Healthcare Systems (VASDHS)

Conte Center @ UCI
Project 4

Victoria Risbrough, PhD

Associate Director of Neuroscience Research,
VA Center of Excellence for Stress and Mental Health (CESAMH);
Professor of Psychiatry
UC San Diego

Conte Center @ UCI
Project 4

Hal Stern

Hal S. Stern, PhD

Chancellor’s Professor
Department of Statistics
Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences
University of California – Irvine

Conte Center @ UCI
Biostatistics, Computation and Data Management (BCDM) Core

Andre Obenaus

Andre Obenaus, PhD

Professor of Pediatric Neurology
Department of Pediatrics

Director, Preclinical and Translational Imaging Center
School of Medicine

University of California – Irvine

Conte Center @ UCI
Project 1
Imaging Core

Michael Yassa, PhD

Professor and Chancellor’s Fellow, Neurobiology and Behavior
School of Biological Sciences
Professor, Psychiatry & Human Behavior and Neurology

School of Medicine
Director, Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory
University of California – Irvine

Conte Center @ UCI
Imaging Core

David B. Keator, PhD

Associate Professional Researcher, Department of Psychiatry & Human Behavior
University of California – Irvine

Operations Director, Neuroscience Imaging Center, School of Medicine
University of California – Irvine

Conte Center @ UCI
Imaging Core

Internal Advisory Board

William Bunney

William E. Bunney, MD

Distinguished Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
University of California – Irvine

Conte Center @ UCI
Internal Advisory Board Member

Dan Cooper

Dan M. Cooper, MD

Chair & Professor
Departments of Pediatrics & Pediatric Pulmonary
University of California – Irvine

Associate Dean & Director
Institute of Clinical and Translational Science
University of California – Irvine

Conte Center @ UCI
Internal Advisory Board Member

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James L. McGaugh, PhD

Research Professor and Founding Chair
Department of Neurobiology & Behavior
School of Biological Sciences
University of California – Irvine

Founding Director & Fellow
Center for the Neurobiology of Learning & Memory
University of California – Irvine

Conte Center @ UCI
Internal Advisory Board Member

Blynn G. Bunney, PhD

Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior
University of California – Irvine

Conte Center @ UCI
Internal Advisory Board Member

External Advisory Board

Tracy Bale

Tracy Bale, PhD

Professor of Neuroscience
Department of Psychiatry
University of Pennsylvania

Professor of Neuroscience
Department of Animal Biology
School of Veterinary Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

Director
Neuroscience Center
School of Veterinary Medicine

Conte Center @ UCI
External Advisory Board Member

Bruce McEwen

Bruce S. McEwen, PhD

Alfred E. Mirsky Professor
Harold and Margaret Milliken Hatch Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology
Rockefeller University

Conte Center @ UCI
External Advisory Board Member

Meet the Conte Center Team

Conte Center @ UCI comprises dozens of researchers and scientists. View the 2017 Conte Center Team Roster for a list of all members.

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