Catherine Christian


  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Group: Neurotechnology for Memory and Cognition
  • Status: Beckman Affiliate Faculty
  • Home: Molecular and Integrative Physiology



Catherine Christian received her Ph.D. at the University of Virginia and did postdoctoral work at Stanford University School of Medicine.  She is presently an Assistant Professor in the University of Illinois Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology and the College of Medicine. She is a member of the Neuroscience Program and the Program in Endocrinology, Embryology, and Reproduction, and is an Affiliate Member of the Beckman Institute NeuroTech Group. Her lab’s research interests include synaptic transmission, cellular and circuit excitability, and glial-neuronal interactions in the contexts of neuroendocrinology and epilepsy.


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