Michael Economo, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, (BME)

Assistant Professor, (BME)

  • Primary Appointment Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering
  • Education Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering, Boston University
    B.S. Biomedical Engineering, B.A. Mathematics, Duke University
  • Honors and Awards • Klingenstein-Simons Award in Neuroscience (2020)
    • Polak Young Investigator Award (2014) Association for Chemoreception Sciences
    • Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (2013) NIH NIDCD
  • Areas of Interest Systems neuroscience, motor control, long-range neural circuits, computational neuroscience, neurotechnology
  • Research Areas Dr. Economo’s laboratory studies the structure and function of the neural circuits distributed across the brain that control movement. His research leverages cutting edge optical, electrophysiological, and genetic tools for recording and manipulating neural activity during behavior and for illuminating the structure of neural circuits.

Publications

Affiliation: Primary & Affiliated Faculty (BME)