Robert D Blitzer

Robert D Blitzer, PhD

  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Pharmacological Sciences
  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Psychiatry

Research Topics:

Brain, Electrophysiology, Memory, Neurophysiology, Protein Translation, RNA Transport & Localization, Signal Transduction, Synapses, Synaptic Plasticity

The Blitzer Laboratory studies the cellular mechanisms that give rise to stable forms of synaptic plasticity in the brain, with a particular interest in the signaling pathways that regulate protein synthesis following synaptic stimulation.

Multi-Disciplinary Training Areas

Biophysics and Systems Pharmacology [BSP], Neuroscience [NEU]

Education

BS, Rutgers University

MS, Purdue University

PhD, University of Rhode Island