Basso, Michele A.

Titles

Professor, Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior

Brain Research Institute


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Contact Information

Email
mbasso@mednet.ucla.edu
Phone
Work Phone Number: 310 825 9941
Address

Mailing Address:

635 Charles Young Dr.
Box 957332
Los Angeles, CA 90095
UNITED STATES

Biography

Dr. Michele A. Basso is a Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences and Neurobiology. She studied Neuroscience at Stony Brook University in NY and was a post-doctoral fellow at the National Eye Institute, NIH. After serving as a faculty member at the University of Wisconsin Madison, she moved to UCLA to join the faculty and direct the Fuster Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience. The work performed in her laboratory is aimed at unravelling the neuronal circuits of decision-making in health and disease. Her work spans multiple species and employs multiple technologies designed to understand how memory and sensory information are combined to give rise to our decisions. 

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