Eve Esther Marder, Ph.D., is the Victor and Gwendolyn Beinfield Professor of Neuroscience at Brandeis University, where she is also Head of the Division of Science. Dr. Marder is a past President of the Society for Neuroscience (SFN) and was elected in 2007 to the National Academy of Sciences. She is also a member of the American Academy of Sciences and a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Biophysical Society. Her research has resulted in seminal studies of rhythmic motor pattern generation, neuromodulation, homeostatic regulation of neurons and networks, and the use of the dynamic clamp. Dozens of her undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral students have gone on to hold senior research and faculty positions at leading institutions around the world. Throughout her distinguished career Dr. Marder has garnered many honors, including the SFN’s Ralph W. Gerard Prize as well as the Women in Neuroscience Mika Salpeter Lifetime Achievement Award; a Merit Award from the National Institute of Mental Health; and the NINDS Jacob Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award. Dr. Marder is also a member of the Institute of Medicine’s Neuroscience Forum.
Last Modified January 24, 2012