Our Experts

The Science of Learning Institute includes a broad network of scientists, practitioners, and educators with expertise spanning basic and applied sciences.

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Dr. Kristin Gagnier

Outreach and Evaluation Specialist, Science of Learning Institute and Assistant Research Scientist in the Department of Cognitive Sciences
Krieger School of Arts and Sciences

I am interested in developing interventions that apply cognitive science principles to solve societal problems. My work is focused on the application of cognitive science learning principles to education and community practice.

Dr. Michela Gallagher

Krieger-Eisenhower Professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, School of Medicine

I am interested in the neural systems that serve a role in learning, memory and attention.

Dr. Donald Geman

Professor, Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Center for Imaging Science
Whiting School of Engineering

I am interested in computational vision, bioinformatics, and statistical learning.

Dr. Loyal Goff

Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroscience
School of Medicine

I am interested in the the roles of long noncoding RNAs on neural cell fate decisions and the application of single cell RNA-Sequencing to elucidate the developmental hierarchies during neuronal specification.

Dr. Gary Goldstein

President/CEO, Kennedy Kreiger Institute; Professor, Depts. of Neurology & Pediatrics and Environmental Health Sciences
Bloomberg School of Public Health, Kennedy Krieger Institute, School of Medicine

My research focused on the role of brain capillaries in the formation of the blood brain barrier and the mechanisms of capillary injury in toxic brain disorders.

Dr. Barry Gordon

Professor, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery; Director, Cognitive Neurology/Neuropsychology
School of Medicine

I am interested in learning, communication, and cognition in autism, Alzheimer’s disease, head injury, pure amnesias, and other acquired and developmental brain disorders.

Dr. Steven Gross

Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy
Krieger School of Arts and Sciences

I am interested in a variety of philosophical and foundational issues that arise in the study of the mind/brain.