Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Neuroscience associated faculty welcome undergraduate students interested in research to work hands on in their laboratories.

Students interested in both volunteering and those interested in taking independent research credits are welcome.

Please see participating faculty below:

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
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Randy Nelson
West Virginia University
Positions
Professor & Chair, Department of Neuroscience
Hazel Ruby McQuain Chair for Neurological Research; Director, Basic Science Research, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
A photo of Paul Lockman.
Paul Lockman, PhD, BSN
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Vice President of Experimental Therapeutics, Research & Graduate Education
Professor, Benedum Fellow and the Mylan Endowed Chair, Pharmaceutical Sciences
Senior Associate Dean for Research and Strategic Initiatives, School of Pharmacy, Office of the Dean
Member, WVU Cancer Institute Research Programs
Associate Director for Translational Research, WVU Cancer Institute Administration
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-293-0944
A photo of Joshua Hagen.
Joshua Hagen, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Director, Human Performance Innovation Center, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
A photo of Omid Dehzangi.
Omid Dehzangi, PhD
West Virginia University
Position
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
A photo of Elizabeth Engler-Chiurazzi.
Elizabeth Engler-Chiurazzi, PhD
West Virginia University
Position
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Phone
304-293-0503
A photo of Victor Finomore.
Victor Finomore
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Physiology and Pharmacology
Phone
304-293-5378
A photo of Scott Galster.
Scott Galster, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Director of Human Performance, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Physiology and Pharmacology
A photo of Valeriya Gritsenko.
Valeriya Gritsenko, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Human Performance - Physical Therapy
Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Assistant Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-293-7719
A photo of James Lewis.
James W. Lewis, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Teaching Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Associate Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-293-1517
A photo of Xuefang Ren.
Xuefang "Sophie" Ren, MD
West Virginia University
Positions
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Research Assistant Professor, Microbiology, Immunology & Cell Biology
Research Assistant Professor; Director, Experimental Stroke Core, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-581-1892
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Eric Tucker
West Virginia University
Positions
Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Assistant Professor, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-293-0590
A photo of Cole Vonder Haar.
Cole Vonder Haar, PhD
West Virginia University
Positions
Assistant Professor,Department of Psychology; Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Assistant professor, behavioral neuroscience, Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Phone
304-293-1787