Profiles in "Neurophysiology" Expertise Area

  • Liebig studies the organization, chemical communication, reproductive regulation, and behavioral and physiological plasticity of ants and termites with a focus on the colony, the individual, and the olfactory system.
  • As part of the Velazquez Lab in Biodesign's Neurodegenerative Disease Research Center, I am investigating mechanisms of basal forebrain cholinergic neuron alteration in Down syndrome and Alzheimer's disease.
  • Dr. Balmer is interested in how signals are processed in brain circuits involved in hearing and balance and their associated disorders including tinnitus and vestibular disorders.