Dominick P. Purpura Department of Neuroscience


Department Interim Chairman

Kamran Khodakhah, Ph.D.
Room 506 Kennedy
phone: 718.430.3794
fax: 718.430.8821 

Professor Emeritus

Donald S. Faber, Ph.D.
Room 903 Kennedy
phone: 718.430.2511
fax: 718.430.8821 

Department Administrator

Joan Frumkies
Room 905 Kennedy
Ext. 2413 



Joann Leone
Assistant to Chair
Room 906 Kennedy
Ext. 3223 

Maria Trombetta
Departmental Secretary
Room 920 Kennedy
Ext. 2100 

Jennifer Hardina
Departmental Secretary/Seminar Coordinator
Room 920 Kennedy
Ext. 2409 


Jacqueline Escobar
Grants Administrator
Room 907 Kennedy
Ext. 2073 

Lisa Sivertsen
Secretary to Dr. Dominick P. Purpura, Dean Emeritus
Room 910 Kennedy
Ext. 3618 


Maurice Volaski
Systems Administrator
Room 915A Kennedy
Ext. 3414 

Kevin Fisher
Image Analysis & Graphics Facility
Training and Education
Rooms 914 & 915J Kennedy
Ext. 8945/2455 


Recent News & Events

Publication | Drs. Scott Emmons and David Hall
Drs. Scott EmmonsDavid Hall and colleagues have co-authored a feature article for the upcoming "Neuro Special" issue of Nature, Sammut et al. “Glia-derived neurons are required for sex-specific learning in C. elegans.”...more

News | 9/9/15 - Neuroscience Faculty Poster Session
Neuroscience Department faculty and students will be on hand to present ongoing projects and lab information for current and future students....more

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Rose F. Kennedy Center

1410 Pelham Pkwy S.

Rm 903, Bronx, NY 10461

Phone: 718.430.3415

Fax: 718.430.8821


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